22 days in Greece Itinerary

22 days in Greece Itinerary

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22 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Groningen
Fly:  13 h
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Tsilivi, Zakynthos
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Athens
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Nafplio
— 3 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  4 h 30 min
5
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Ferry:  2 h 15 min
6
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Ferry:  2 h
7
Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Groningen

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.
Visit Old Fortress Corfu and Corfu Museum of Asian Art for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Achilleion Museum and Casa Parlante. Change things up with a short trip to Paleokastritsa Beach in Paleokastritsa (about 32 minutes away). There's more to do: step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Corfu Town trip itinerary builder website .

Groningen, Holland to Corfu Town is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Groningen to Corfu Town, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Groningen in July, things will get a bit warmer in Corfu Town: highs are around 38°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tsilivi.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Achilleion Museum, Paleokastritsa Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum

3
nights
Tsilivi, Zakynthos

A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
You'll explore and learn at Aristeon Ecological Olive Press and History War Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Saint Nicholas Church and Giatras Museum-Dionysios Art Gallery. Step out of Tsilivi to go to Anafonitria and see Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), which is approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour and putt your heart out at Fantasy Mini Golf.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tsilivi road trip tool .

Fly from Corfu Town to Tsilivi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Tsilivi

Outdoors Tours Fun & Games

Side Trips

Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), Saint Nicholas Church, History War Museum, Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, Giatras Museum-Dionysios Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Aristeon Ecological Olive Press ©
Aristeon Ecological Olive Press
Giatras Museum-Dionysios Art Gallery ©
Giatras Museum-Dionysios Art Gallery

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Visit Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum. There's more to do: take a stroll through Plaka and pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Athens road trip app .

You can fly from Tsilivi to Athens in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and flight. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Tsilivi in July, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National 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.
Archaeological Site Mycenae and Archea Korinthos are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Fortress Palamidi and Nauplion Promenade will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Tiryns, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Luke Archibishop, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Panaghia.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Nafplio vacation planner .

You can drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Athens in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Nafplio, with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Archea Korinthos, Archaeological Site Mycenae
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos

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.
Little Venice and Aegean Maritime Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Panormos Beach and Paradise Beach. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos and don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Mykonos Town holiday planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Nafplio to Mykonos Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi, train, and ferry. When traveling from Nafplio in July, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Mykonos Town: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Let the collections at Museum of Prehistoric Thira and Ernesto Workshop & Gallery capture your imagination. Step out of the city life by going to Kamari Beach and Red Beach. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, stop by the White, Santorini, stroll through Perissa Black Sand Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Dominican Sisters.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Fira tour planner.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July in Fira, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Kamari Beach, Perissa Black Sand Beach
Highlights from your plan
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at Heraklion Archaeological Museum and The Natural History Museum of Crete. Get some cultural insight at The Palace of Knossos and Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Heraklion journey tool .

Getting from Fira to Heraklion by ferry takes about 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Heraklion are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
Highlights from your plan
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

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