19 days in Greece Itinerary

19 days in Greece Itinerary

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19 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  22​h
1
Athens
— 2 nights
train:  5​h
2
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  4​h
3
Corfu Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Chania Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Hersonissos
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
6
Fira
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
7
Paros
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h
End: Athens

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 22nd (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Temple of Athena Nike, then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, then explore the ancient world of Erechtheion, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of Hephaestus.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens tour planning website .

Perth, Australia to Athens is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Perth to Athens due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Perth in September: highs in Athens hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Food Tours

1
night
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the views from Stone Bridge Gate, take a stroll through Old City of Trikala, make a trip to Koursoum Mosque, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, then examine the collection at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary.

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Getting from Athens to Kalambaka by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in September, expect Kalambaka to be slightly colder, temps between 29°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Trikala
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Koursoum Mosque ©
Koursoum Mosque

3
nights
Corfu Town

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Corfu Old Town and Church of Saint Spiridon. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to The Liston, step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace, see the interesting displays at Casa Parlante, and delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Corfu Town tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Kalambaka to Corfu Town in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kalambaka in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Corfu Town, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Old Town ©
Corfu Old Town
Church of Saint Spiridon ©
Church of Saint Spiridon

2
nights
Chania Town

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Topolia Gorge and then go for a stroll along the water at Old Venetian Harbor. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Firkas Fortress, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then see the interesting displays at MINOAN'S WORLD, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally examine the collection at Greek National Football Museum.

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You can fly from Corfu Town to Chania Town in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of ferry and car. In September, daytime highs in Chania Town are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hersonissos.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Greek National Football Museum ©
Greek National Football Museum
Old Venetian Harbor ©
Old Venetian Harbor
Topolia Gorge ©
Topolia Gorge

2
nights
Hersonissos

Hersonissos ©
Wholeheartedly dedicated to tourism, Hersonissos remains best known for its vibrant nightlife, its bars and clubs attracting partygoers from around the world.
On the 1st (Tue), examine the collection at Lychnostatis Open Air Museum, look for gifts at Luxurious Furs, then meet the residents at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, and finally don't miss a visit to Platanus Tree. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Folklore Museum of Gouves, then play a few rounds at The Crete Golf Club, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hersonissos vacation site .

Traveling by car from Chania Town to Hersonissos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Golf Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Platanus Tree, Folklore Museum of Gouves
Highlights from your plan
Lychnostatis Open Air Museum ©
Lychnostatis Open Air Museum
Folklore Museum of Gouves ©
Folklore Museum of Gouves

5
nights
Fira

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wine Tours & Tastings and Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. The adventure continues: do sightseeing your way with Private Tours, examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and don't miss a visit to Three Bells of Fira.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Fira online driving holiday planner .

You can ride a ferry from Hersonissos to Fira in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Fira when traveling from Hersonissos in October, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Paros.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Tomato Industrial Museum
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Spas
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©

2
nights
Paros

Paros ©
Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Port of Naoussa and Kalogeros Beach. Go for a jaunt from Paros to Naxos to see Alyko Dimou Naxou about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Parikia Town, examine the collection at Folklore Art Museum Of Cycladic Civilization, look for gifts at Atelier Paros, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paros day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Fira to Paros takes 6.5 hours. In October in Paros, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paros

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Alyko Dimou Naxou
Highlights from your plan
Old Port of Naoussa ©
Old Port of Naoussa
Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town

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