22 days in Greece Itinerary

22 days in Greece Itinerary

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22 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Athens
— 4 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Chania Town, Crete
— 4 nights
Drive + ferry:  3​h 45​min
4
Oia, Santorini
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Naxos
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Sydney

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Food Tours and Erechtheion. Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Corinth Canal (in Corinth), Lion Gate (in Mycenae) and Fortress Palamidi (in Nafplio). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, look for gifts at Old Orient Jewelry, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Hephaestus, and get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Athens holiday planning app .

Sydney, Australia to Athens is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get a bit warmer in Athens: highs are around 34°C and lows about 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Tours Nature

Side Trips

Fortress Palamidi, Lion Gate, Corinth Canal
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Corfu Old Town and Church of Saint Spiridon. Take a break from Corfu Town with a short trip to Corfu Donkey Rescue in Paleokastritsa, about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, appreciate the history behind Holocaust Memorial of Corfu, admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, and kick back and relax at Issos Beach.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Corfu Town driving holiday planning tool .

Getting from Athens to Corfu Town by combination of subway and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Corfu Town can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Corfu Donkey Rescue
Highlights from your plan
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Old Town ©
Corfu Old Town
Corfu Donkey Rescue ©
Corfu Donkey Rescue

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Greek National Football Museum and Maritime Museum of Crete. Take a break from Chania Town with a short trip to Ekklisia Ioannis Prodromes in Kissamos, about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: visit a coastal fixture at Chania Venetian Lighthouse, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, steep yourself in history at Firkas Fortress, and stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Chania Town trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Corfu Town to Chania Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of ferry and car. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Oia.

Things to do in Chania Town

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ekklisia Ioannis Prodromes, German War Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Greek National Football Museum ©
Greek National Football Museum
Chania Venetian Lighthouse ©
Chania Venetian Lighthouse
Maritime Museum of Crete ©
Maritime Museum of Crete

3
nights
Oia, Santorini

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Skaros Rock. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, learn about winemaking at Santo Winery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, and contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Oia road trip planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Chania Town to Oia in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, daytime highs in Oia are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Naxos.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Imerovigli, Fira, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Santo Winery
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Portara and Maragas Beach. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Agiassos Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Drossiani Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Alyko Beach, and see the interesting displays at Distillery M. G. Vallindras Eirini Frangoudaki.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Naxos vacation site .

Traveling by car from Oia to Naxos takes 5.5 hours. September in Naxos sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naxos

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alyko Beach ©
Alyko Beach
Portara ©
Portara
Fish & Olive ©
Fish & Olive

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