19 days in Greece Itinerary

19 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Madrid
Fly:  6 h
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
Ferry + Drive:  6 h
2
Delphi
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Nafplio
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
5
Lindos, Rhodes
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
6
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
7
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
8
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Madrid

3
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Yali Beach and La Grotta Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Fortress Corfu and Casa Parlante. Get out of town with these interesting Corfu Town side-trips: St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas) and Marathias Beach (in Marathias). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor, step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace, and examine the collection at Achilleion Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Corfu Town trip planner.

Madrid, Spain to Corfu Town is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Corfu Town due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Corfu Town are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Delphi.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Achilleion Museum, Yali Beach, St. Spyridon First Beach, Marathias Beach, La Grotta Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum

1
night
Delphi

Delphi ©
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, thensteep yourself in history at Delphi, and then get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Delphi online attractions planner.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Corfu Town to Delphi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum

3
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus and Akrokorinthos are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Archaeological Site Mycenae and Tiryns are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nafplio: Ktima Palivou (in Nemea) and Archea Korinthos (in Corinth). And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Luke Archibishop, snap pictures at Arkadiko Bridge, and take an in-depth tour of Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Nafplio vacation planning site.

You can drive from Delphi to Nafplio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Delphi in July since evenings lows in Nafplio dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Mycenae, Corinth, Ktima Palivou, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Highlights from your plan
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Acropolis of Athens and Ancient Agora of Athens. Get a sense of the local culture at Acropolis Museum and Temple of Poseidon. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Plaka and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Athens route planner.

Getting from Nafplio to Athens by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Temple of Poseidon
Highlights from your plan
Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

2
nights
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Art Park Rhodes, contemplate the long history of Ancient Kamiros, and then explore the ancient world of Village of Lindos. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Agathi Beach, thenkick back and relax at Lindos Beach, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lindos online attractions planner.

Getting from Athens to Lindos by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Athens in July: highs in Lindos hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Agathi Beach, Ancient Kamiros, Art Park Rhodes
Highlights from your plan
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Ancient Kamiros ©
Ancient Kamiros
Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos

2
nights
Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, thentake an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou, thensee the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Heraklion road trip app.

You can fly from Lindos to Heraklion in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. July in Heraklion sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Winery Stilianou, Kazantzakis Museum, The Palace of Knossos
Highlights from your plan
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete

1
night
Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): kick back and relax at Caldera Beach, do a tasting at Boutari Winery, thenkick back and relax at Red Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Akrotiri trip maker website.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri in 2.5 hours. July in Akrotiri sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Boutari Winery
Highlights from your plan
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Boutari Winery ©
Boutari Winery

3
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Little Venice and Armenistis Lighthouse. Visit Panormos Beach and Platis Gialos Beach for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalo Livadi Beach, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint George.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mykonos Town travel route planning app.

Traveling by ferry from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Panormos Beach, Paradise Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Armenistis Lighthouse, Agios Sostis Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice

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