21 days in Greece Itinerary

21 days in Greece Itinerary

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21 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly:  15​h
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h
3
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 45​min
5
Athens
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Nafplio
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Delphi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Edmonton

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Corfu Town: St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas) and Church of the Panayia Kassopitra (in Kassiopi). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Corfu, and step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace.

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Edmonton, Canada to Corfu Town is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to Corfu Town is 9 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Edmonton in April: highs in Corfu Town hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Corfu, St. Spyridon First Beach, Church of the Panayia Kassopitra
Highlights from your plan
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Mount Kynthos in Delos (about 44 minutes away). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Little Venice, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, view the masterpieces at The House of Fine Art Mykonos, and make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town journey builder app .

You can fly from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Mykonos, Speed Boats Tours, Mount Kynthos
Highlights from your plan
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): do a tasting at Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A., then explore by horseback at Santo Horse Riding, then kick back and relax at Red Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at Akrotiri. Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, make a trip to Santorini Arts Factory, then pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Nikolaos Church, and finally look for gifts at Faros Market.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Akrotiri online trip planner .

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri in 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Akrotiri are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

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

2
nights
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 3rd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, look for gifts at Nerium Oleander, then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, then take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and finally learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Heraklion driving holiday planner .

Traveling by ferry from Akrotiri to Heraklion takes 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

3
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: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take some stellar pictures from Mount Lycabettus, admire the natural beauty at National Garden, and explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Heraklion to Athens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

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

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Corinth (Acrocorinth & Archea Korinthos), The Great Theatre of Epidaurus (in Epidavros) and Arkadiko Bridge (in Mycenae). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, and take an in-depth tour of Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Nafplio route builder site .

Traveling by car from Athens to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in May, Nafplio is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Delphi.

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

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 11th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, then steep yourself in history at Delphi, then steep yourself in history at Temple of Apollo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tholos.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Delphi day trip planning website .

Drive from Nafplio to Delphi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in Delphi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kalambaka.

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): snap pictures at Lithaios Central Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery, then steep yourself in history at Roussanou Monastery, and finally make a trip to Meteora.

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You can drive from Delphi to Kalambaka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Delphi in May, with highs in Kalambaka at 26°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Lithaios Central Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Varlaam Monastery ©
Varlaam Monastery

2
nights
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.
On the 13th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Hagios Demetrios, appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius, enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, then make a trip to Aristotelous Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery).

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Thessaloniki trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Kalambaka in May, things will get a bit warmer in Thessaloniki: highs are around 30°C and lows about 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

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

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