20 days in Greece Itinerary

20 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
Ferry + Drive:  6 h
2
Delphi
— 1 day
Drive + Ferry:  6 h 45 min
3
Paros
— 1 day
Ferry:  2 h
4
Naxos
— 3 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  5 h 45 min
5
Rhodes Town, Rhodes
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
6
Rethymnon, Crete
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Chania Town, Crete
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
8
Milos
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Vancouver

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Monastery of Paleokastritsa and Casa Parlante. Visiting La Grotta Beach and Barbati Beach will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Corfu Town: Paradise Beach (in Liapades) and Agios Gordios Beach (in Agios Gordios). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Kaiser's Throne, examine the collection at Capodistrias Museum - Kapodistrias Museum, delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Spiridon.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Corfu Town trip itinerary builder site.

Vancouver, Canada to Corfu Town is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Vancouver to Corfu Town, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in May, expect Corfu Town to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Delphi.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kaiser's Throne, Capodistrias Museum - Kapodistrias Museum, Barbati Beach, Paradise Beach, Monastery of Paleokastritsa
Highlights from your plan
Church of Saint Spiridon ©
Church of Saint Spiridon
Agios Gordios Beach ©
Agios Gordios Beach
Monastery of Paleokastritsa ©
Monastery of Paleokastritsa

1
day
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 22nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tholos, thentake an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, thendelve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, and finally delve into the distant past at Delphi.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Delphi day trip app.

Getting from Corfu Town to Delphi by combination of ferry and car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Delphi are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Paros.

Things to do in Delphi

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

1
day
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 23rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Lefkes, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Ekatondapiliani, thenview the masterpieces at Yria Ceramic Studio, thenhead off the coast to Parikia Town, and finally explore the historical opulence of Frankish Castle.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Paros road trip app.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Delphi to Paros in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, train, and ferry. Traveling from Delphi in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 19°C in Paros. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Paros

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town
Panagia Ekatondapiliani ©
Panagia Ekatondapiliani
Lefkes ©
Lefkes

3
nights
Naxos

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
Relax by the water at Agios Prokopios Beach and Plaka Beach. Appreciate the collections at Archeological Museum and Petalouda Art Gallery. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Mikri Vigla Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Nikolaos Church, contemplate the long history of Kastro, and look for gifts at Miniatoura.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Naxos trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Paros to Naxos in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Naxos can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Naxos

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Mikri Vigla Beach ©
Mikri Vigla Beach
Plaka Beach ©
Plaka Beach
Kastro ©
Kastro

1
night
Rhodes Town, Rhodes

Rhodes Town ©
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
On the 27th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Kallithea Springs, kick back and relax at Agathi Beach, and then stroll through Lindos Beach. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Rhodes (Hospital of the Knights), delve into the distant past at Ancient Kamiros, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsambika Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rhodes Town trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Naxos to Rhodes Town in 6 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tsambika Beach, Agathi Beach, Lindos Beach, Kallithea Springs, Ancient Kamiros
Highlights from your plan
Ancient Kamiros ©
Ancient Kamiros
Agathi Beach ©
Agathi Beach

2
nights
Rethymnon, Crete

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.
On the 29th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Contemporary Art Museum of Crete, thenexplore the activities along Lake Kournas, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Arkadi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Preveli Beach, thenpause for some serene contemplation at The Holy Monastery of Preveli, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Five Virgins.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rethymnon journey planner.

Getting from Rhodes Town to Rethymnon by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Chania Town.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Church of the Five Virgins, Lake Kournas, St. Nicholas Church, Preveli Beach
Highlights from your plan
St. Nicholas Church ©
St. Nicholas Church
Preveli Beach ©
Preveli Beach
Church of the Five Virgins ©
Church of the Five Virgins

3
nights
Chania Town, Crete

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.
Get some historical perspective at Lighthouse and Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera. Take a break from the city and head to Agii Apostoli Beach and Samaria Gorge National Park. Take a break from Chania Town with a short trip to Falassarna Beach in Falassarna, about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Chania Town sightseeing site.

You can drive from Rethymnon to Chania Town in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Chania Town can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Milos.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, Falassarna Beach, Samaria Gorge National Park
Highlights from your plan
Lighthouse ©
Lighthouse
Agii Apostoli Beach ©
Agii Apostoli Beach
Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera ©
Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera

3
nights
Milos

Milos ©
The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kleftiko Beach and Firiplaka Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Tsigrado Beach and Sarakiniko Beach. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Papafragas Cave, kick back and relax at Paliochori Beach, and make a trip to Adamas World War Two Bomb Shelter.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Milos online itinerary builder.

Getting from Chania Town to Milos by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and ferry. June in Milos sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milos

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Kleftiko Beach ©
Kleftiko Beach
Tsigrado Beach ©
Tsigrado Beach
Paliochori Beach ©
Paliochori Beach

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