23 days in Greece Itinerary

23 days in Greece Itinerary

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23 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Quebec City, Quebec
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Athens
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive + Ferry:  7​h 15​min
3
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Paros
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Naxos
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Milos
— 4 nights
Fly + Subway:  2​h 30​min
8
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Quebec City, Quebec


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3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Go for a jaunt from Athens to Mycenae to see Archaeological Site Mycenae about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos, and take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary maker .

Quebec City, Canada to Athens is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Quebec City in May: high temperatures in Athens hover around 29°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

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

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Meteora. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kalambaka holiday site .

Drive from Athens to Kalambaka in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, Kalambaka is slightly colder than Athens - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©

2
nights
Mykonos Town

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Platis Gialos Beach, take a stroll through Little Venice, and then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Kalambaka to Mykonos Town takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Kalambaka in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Mykonos Town, with lows of 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Paros.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Platis Gialos Beach, Paradise Beach
Highlights from your plan
Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

3
nights
Paros

Paros ©
Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
Paros is known for beaches, historic sites, nature, nightlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the waterfront activity at Old Port of Naoussa, step off the mainland to explore Parikia Town, Head underground at Marathi Marble Quarries, and enjoy the sand and surf at Piso Aliki Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Paros road trip planner.

You can drive from Mykonos Town to Paros in 3 hours. May in Paros sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Naxos.

Things to do in Paros

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town
Old Port of Naoussa ©
Old Port of Naoussa

3
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.
Naxos is known for beaches, historic sites, museums, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Portara, examine the collection at Theatrical Museum Iakovos Kampanellis, take a stroll through Kastro, and look for gifts at Naxia Gi.

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Drive from Paros to Naxos in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Naxos can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Fira.

Things to do in Naxos

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Plaka Beach ©
Plaka Beach
Kastro ©
Kastro
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 4th (Thu), savor the flavors at Food & Drink, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Kamari Beach and then explore the activities along Amoudi Bay.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Fira trip planner.

Getting from Naxos to Fira by car takes about 5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Milos.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Kamari Beach, Amoudi Bay
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

4
nights
Milos

Milos ©
The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Milos is known for beaches, wildlife, nature, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Kleftiko Beach, make a trip to Old Sulfur Mines at Paliorema, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pollonia Beach, and examine the collection at Milos Mining Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Milos trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Fira to Milos takes 4.5 hours. In June in Milos, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Milos

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Kleftiko Beach ©
Kleftiko Beach
Sarakiniko Beach ©
Sarakiniko Beach
Firiplaka Beach ©
Firiplaka Beach

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Mount Lycabettus, then wander the streets of Monastiraki, then explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, and finally delve into the distant past at Erechtheion.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, read Athens trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and subway from Milos to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Athens

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mount Lycabettus ©
Mount Lycabettus
Monastiraki ©
Monastiraki
Ancient Agora of Athens ©
Ancient Agora of Athens

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