19 days in Greece Itinerary

19 days in Greece Itinerary

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Milos
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
Fly
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Kalamaki
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Athens
— 5 nights
Drive
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Corinth
— 7 nights
Drive to Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Fly to Johannesburg

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Milos

— 2 nights

Island of Colors

The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): examine the collection at Sand Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Sarakiniko Beach, then stroll through Firopotamos Beach, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Art House - Photography Milos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): kick back and relax at Gerontas Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kleftiko Beach, and then contemplate the long history of Venetian Castle of Milos.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Milos journey planning site.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Milos is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. When traveling from Johannesburg in February, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Milos: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Milos

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Mykonos Town

— 2 nights

Chora Mykonos

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Stefanos Church, kick back and relax at Agios Stefanos Beach, then stop by 100% Mykonos, and finally stroll through Platis Gialos Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Kalo Livadi Beach, stroll through Elia Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Panayia Tourliani.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town holiday maker site.

Traveling by ferry from Milos to Mykonos Town takes 4 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Kalamaki.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kalamaki

— 2 nights
Home to a world-famous beach serving as a protected nesting ground for endangered loggerhead sea turtles, Kalamaki sits on the southeastern coastline of Zakynthos.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): stop by Razi Aroma, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Dionisios Church. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Marathonisi (Turtle Island), then examine the collection at Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Banana Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Nicholas Church.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kalamaki online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Kalamaki in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In February, daytime highs in Kalamaki are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Athens.

Things to do in Kalamaki

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Athens

— 5 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get outdoors at Mount Lycabettus and Areopagus. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temple of Hephaestus and Benaki Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Loutraki (Moni Osiou Patapiou & Limni Vouliagmeni). There's still lots to do: get into the urban bustle at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take a stroll through Anafiotika, and walk around Philopappos Hill.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Kalamaki to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in February, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Corinth.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Corinth

— 7 nights
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
Get in touch with nature at Mainalo Ski Center and Ski Zirias. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Municipal Museum of the Kalavryta Holocaust and The Environment Museum of Stymphalia. Venture out of the city with trips to Kalavrita ski resort (in Kalavrita), Offshore Hydropower Museum (in Dimitsana) and Kapsas (Kalogris Organic Winery & Kapsia Cave). There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Orea Eleni Natural Thermal Spring, explore the ancient world of Akrokorinthos, stop by Kilix Ceramic Crafts, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Apostolos Pavlos Church.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Corinth travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Athens to Corinth in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corinth

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Greece travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.

Mykonos travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Landmarks · Nightlife
Island of the Winds
Local tradition claims that Mykonos, the trendiest of the Cyclades group of islands, came into existence from the petrified bodies of giants killed by the mythological hero Hercules. Named after the grandson of the god Apollo, this cosmopolitan "Ibiza of Greece" offers modern tourists a blend of glamour and simplicity. Be prepared for hip and loud dance clubs along the coastline and quieter areas farther from the water. Avoid cruise ship crowds thronging the narrow streets by exploring the small villages located in the center of the island. The easiest way to discover the island's golden beaches is by guided boat tour, private car, or motorcycle.

Zakynthos travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · Islands
Flower of the East
Located just off the west coast of mainland Greece, Zakynthos enjoys a reputation as both a party destination and a family-friendly getaway. Packed with foreign tourists along its eastern and southeastern coastline, the island also features numerous tranquil pockets in its central region of forested mountains and rolling hills. Avoid the overcrowded east by discovering the island's less-explored northern sections, which contain a series of deep caves that feature sun reflecting on seawater and white stones, creating a striking shade of azure particular to this part of the world. The northern capes of the island also offer the calmest waters, which lap a string of developed beaches with plenty of modern facilities.