22 days in Greece Itinerary

22 days in Greece Itinerary

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22 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
3
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
ferry + taxi:  3​h 30​min
4
Chania Town, Crete
— 4 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
5
Lindos, Rhodes
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
6
Athens
— 3 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Kalamaki, Zakynthos
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Montreal

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Achilleion Museum and Corfu Old Town. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Paralia Agios Georgios and St. Spyridon First Beach. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Kaiser's Throne, pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Paleokastritsa, see the interesting displays at Casa Parlante, and explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Corfu Town travel route app .

Montreal, Canada to Corfu Town is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 7 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in April: high temperatures in Corfu Town hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Achilleion Museum, Paralia Agios Georgios, St. Spyridon First Beach, Monastery of Paleokastritsa, Kaiser's Throne
Highlights from your plan
Corfu Old Town ©
Corfu Old Town
Paralia Agios Georgios ©
Paralia Agios Georgios
Kaiser's Throne ©
Kaiser's Throne

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Agios Sostis Beach and Matoyianni Street. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Little Venice and Paraportiani Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Delos (House of Dionysus & Archaeological Site of Delos). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Kalo Livadi Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, and make a trip to Rarity Gallery.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town travel route planner .

You can fly from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Delos, Agios Sostis Beach, Kalo Livadi Beach, Paradise Beach, Mykonos Brewing Company
Highlights from your plan
Agios Sostis Beach ©
Agios Sostis Beach
Kalo Livadi Beach ©
Kalo Livadi Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Visiting Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail and Skaros Rock will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wine Tours & Tastings and Amoudi Bay. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, explore the ancient world of Ancient Thera, pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, and stop by the White, Santorini.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Fira trip itinerary planner .

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Imerovigli, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Akrotiri, Santo Winery, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Highlights from your plan
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery
Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Falassarna Beach and Monastery of Arkadi. Get some cultural insight at Manousakis Winery and St. Nicholas Church. Take a break from Chania Town with a short trip to Lake Kournas in Kournas, about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Samaria Gorge National Park, view the masterpieces at Apostolakis Handmade Ceramics, learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of Crete, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Chania Town vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Fira to Chania Town takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Maleme, Monastery of Arkadi, St. Nicholas Church, Falassarna Beach, Samaria Gorge National Park
Highlights from your plan
Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach
Samaria Gorge National Park ©
Samaria Gorge National Park
Manousakis Winery ©
Manousakis Winery

2
nights
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Lindos Beach, kick back and relax at Agios Pavlos Beach, and then explore the historical opulence of Castle of Monolithos. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Ancient Kamiros, then make a trip to Monastery Tsambika, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tsambika Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Lindos trip planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Chania Town to Lindos in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Lindos are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Lindos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rhodes, Ancient Kamiros, Monastery Tsambika
Highlights from your plan
Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach
Tsambika Beach ©
Tsambika Beach
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Acropolis of Athens and Plaka. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ancient Agora of Athens and Archaeological Site Mycenae. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, wander the streets of Monastiraki, stop by Old Orient Jewelry, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens road trip website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Athens in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Athens are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Kalamaki.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Archaeological Site Mycenae
Highlights from your plan
Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

3
nights
Kalamaki, Zakynthos

Kalamaki ©
Home to a world-famous beach serving as a protected nesting ground for endangered loggerhead sea turtles, Kalamaki sits on the southeastern coastline of Zakynthos.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kalamaki Beach and Xigia Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Porto Limnionas and Gerakas Beach. Go for a jaunt from Kalamaki to Agios Nikolaos to see Blue Caves about 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Ampelostrates Horse Vineyard.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, refer to the Kalamaki trip planner .

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Athens to Kalamaki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kalamaki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gerakas Beach, Blue Caves, Grampsas Winery, Xigia Beach, Porto Limnionas
Highlights from your plan
Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach
Porto Limnionas ©
Porto Limnionas
Ampelostrates Horse Vineyard ©
Ampelostrates Horse Vineyard

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