19 days in Greece Itinerary

19 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece holiday planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

19 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  22 h 15 min
1
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Paros
— 2 nights
Ferry + Taxi:  4 h 45 min
3
Rethymnon
— 3 nights
Ferry:  3 h
4
Oia
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Milos
— 1 night
Fly + Subway:  2 h 30 min
6
Athens
— 5 nights
Fly:  22 h 30 min
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Mykonos Town

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, museums, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Little Venice, kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church, and stroll through Mirsini Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town tour planning app .

Melbourne, Australia to Mykonos Town is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Mykonos Town. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Mykonos Town, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Paros.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum Parou, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Ekatondapiliani, then head off the coast to Parikia Town, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Old Port of Naoussa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Piso Aliki Beach, then see the interesting displays at Folklore Art Museum Of Cycladic Civilization Benetos & Popi Skiadas., then look for gifts at Atelier Noe Ceramics, and finally contemplate the long history of Lefkes.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Paros online attractions planner .

You can drive from Mykonos Town to Paros in 3 hours. In September in Paros, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Paros

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Old Port of Naoussa ©
Old Port of Naoussa
Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town

3
nights
Rethymnon

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rethymnon: Heraklion (Nerium Oleander, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, & more), The Palace of Knossos (in Knosos) and Chania Town (Old Venetian Harbor & Greek National Football Museum). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Rethymnon Old Town, get engrossed in the history at Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno, and stroll the grounds of Souda Bay War Cemetery.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rethymnon road trip planner .

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Paros to Rethymnon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. In October, daytime highs in Rethymnon are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Heraklion, Chania Town, Souda Bay War Cemetery, The Palace of Knossos
Highlights from your plan
Greek National Football Museum ©
Greek National Football Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

3
nights
Oia

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oia: Ancient Thera (in Kamari) and Akrotiri (Red Beach, Akrotiri, & more). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and learn about all things military at Naval Maritime Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Oia visit planner.

Traveling by ferry from Rethymnon to Oia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Milos.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Fira, Ancient Thera
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

1
night
Milos

Milos ©
The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
On the 9th (Fri), kick back and relax at Sarakiniko Beach, kick back and relax at Kalogries Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kleftiko Beach.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Milos day trip planning site .

Getting from Oia to Milos by car takes about 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Milos

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Kleftiko Beach ©
Kleftiko Beach
Sarakiniko Beach ©
Sarakiniko Beach

5
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Step out of Athens with an excursion to Archaeological Site Mycenae in Mycenae--about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Athens holiday planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Milos to Athens in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Archaeological Site Mycenae
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

Similar Plans

20 days in Greece & Georgia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Arnhem & Crete BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 17 days in Greece BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 28 days in Greece BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Greece, Bulgaria & Bucharest BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Greece BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in Croatia, Greece & Paris BY A USER FROM CANADA July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 22 days in Greece BY A USER FROM CANADA February, culture, relaxing, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, relaxing, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 50 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Thailand, Santorini & Ibiza BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in Porto, Lisbon & Athens BY A USER FROM BRAZIL October, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Athens BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
See more plans