22 days in Greece Itinerary

22 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Detroit
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
Ferry + Drive:  4 h
2
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Delphi
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Nafplio
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Athens
— 3 nights
Subway + Fly:  2 h 45 min
6
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
7
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
8
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Detroit

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Corfu Town: Arena horse riding corfu (in Perithia), Kerasia Beach (in Kassiopi) and Sakis Water Sports (in Kalami). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, make a trip to Spianada Square, and identify plant and animal life at Corfu Donkey Rescue.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town trip planner.

Detroit, USA to Corfu Town is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Detroit in May since evenings lows in Corfu Town dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa, WW1 Serbian Memorial, MKB Corfu Beekeeping Vasilakis, Arena horse riding corfu, Kerasia Beach
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
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Varlaam Monastery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kalambaka, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Corfu Town to Kalambaka in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Kalambaka when traveling from Corfu Town in May, with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) 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) ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, then delve into the distant past at Delphi, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo In Delphi.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Delphi road trip planner.

You can drive from Kalambaka to Delphi in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Delphi, with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive 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.
Nafplio is known for historic sites, beaches, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see where the action happens at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, get engrossed in the history at Byzantine Museum of Argos, contemplate the long history of Bourtzi, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Luke Archibishop.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Nafplio day trip planner.

You can drive from Delphi to Nafplio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Delphi in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Nafplio, with lows of 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Mycenae, Byzantine Museum of Argos, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Olive Tree Boutique
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation ©
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, don't miss a visit to Ancient Agora of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

Start your trip to Athens by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Athens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 64°F in Athens. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

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

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 17th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, then learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou, and finally delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Heraklion online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Athens to Heraklion by combination of subway and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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

3
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.
Akrotiri is known for beaches, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, kick back and relax at Red Beach, stroll through Kamari Beach, and see the interesting displays at Tomato Industrial Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Akrotiri trip planner.

Getting from Heraklion to Akrotiri by ferry takes about 2 hours. May in Akrotiri sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kamari, Vlychada, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Boutari Winery
Highlights from your plan
Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

4
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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Little Venice, sample the tasty concoctions at Mykonos Brewing Company, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town travel tool.

Ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. On the 25th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, Mykonos Brewing Company, Speed Boats Tours, Paradise Beach
Highlights from your plan
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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