20 days in Greece Itinerary

20 days in Greece Itinerary

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20 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly + bus:  22​h
1
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
2
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h
3
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
4
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Thessaloniki
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Delphi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Nafplio
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Athens
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Perth

1
night
Heraklion, Crete

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 2nd (Tue): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos and then steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Heraklion trip planner.

Perth, Australia to Heraklion is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Perth to Heraklion. When traveling from Perth in June, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Heraklion: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): do a tasting at Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A., then explore by horseback at Santo Horse Riding, then stroll through Red Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at Akrotiri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, kick back and relax at Caldera Beach, and then enjoy the sea views from Akrotiri LightHouse.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Akrotiri online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Akrotiri are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A.
Highlights from your plan
Santo Horse Riding ©
Santo Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church, wander the streets of Little Venice, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then kick back and relax at Panormos Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mykonos Town journey planner.

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, then make a trip to Spianada Square, and finally make a trip to Monastery of Myrtiotisa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): make a splash at Aqualand Corfu Water Park and then relax in the rural setting at MKB Corfu Beekeeping Vasilakis.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town journey planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. June in Corfu Town sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

MKB Corfu Beekeeping Vasilakis, Aqualand Corfu Water Park, Monastery of Myrtiotisa
Highlights from your plan
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

1
night
Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, then don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Osios David (The Latomou Monastery).

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Fly from Corfu Town to Thessaloniki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Thessaloniki can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios

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.
On the 11th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, contemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kalambaka online travel route planner .

Drive from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Thessaloniki in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Kalambaka, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, then explore the ancient world of Delphi, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tholos.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Delphi using our trip planner.

Drive from Kalambaka to Delphi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Kalambaka in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Delphi, with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nafplio: Arkadiko Bridge (in Mycenae), The Great Theatre of Epidaurus (in Epidavros) and Corinth (Acrocorinth & Archea Korinthos). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, get to know the fascinating history of Nauplion Promenade, take an in-depth tour of Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, and explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Nafplio trip website .

Traveling by car from Delphi to Nafplio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Delphi in June, Nafplio is a bit cooler at night with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Mycenae, Corinth, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, get great views at Mount Lycabettus, wander the streets of Plaka, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Athens journey planner .

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Athens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Athens, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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