23 days in Greece Itinerary

23 days in Greece Itinerary

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23 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Ottawa
Fly:  13​h 30​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
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Rhodes Town, Rhodes
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Milos
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Vasilikos, Zakynthos
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
8
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Ottawa

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.
Get some cultural insight at Achilleion Museum and Casa Parlante. Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Fortress Corfu and British Cemetry. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Corfu Old Town, explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia of Xenon - Faneromeni, and explore the ancient world of Agios Iasonas Kai Sosipatros.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Corfu Town travel tool .

Ottawa, Canada to Corfu Town is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Ottawa to Corfu Town is 7 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ottawa in September: high temperatures in Corfu Town hover around 32°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Achilleion Museum
Highlights from your plan
Corfu Old Town ©
Corfu Old Town
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art

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 Paraportiani Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Elia Beach and Matoyianni Street. Go for a jaunt from Mykonos Town to Delos to see House of Dionysus about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Panormos Beach, stroll through Paradise Beach, stop by 100% Mykonos, and don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town visit planning website .

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. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Elia Beach, House of Dionysus, Kapari Beach, Panormos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Get some cultural insight at Akrotiri and Museum of Prehistoric Thira. Popular historic sites such as Ancient Thera and Akrotiri LightHouse are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Fira to Perivolos to see Perivolos about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, don't miss a visit to Megalochori - Traditional Village, do a tasting at Santo Winery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Fira holiday builder website .

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September in Fira, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Santorini, Akrotiri, Ancient Thera, Skaros Rock, Amoudi Bay
Highlights from your plan
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Seitan Limania Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church, and then explore the activities along Lake Kournas. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, kick back and relax at Agii Apostoli Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Chania Venetian Lighthouse, then learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of Crete, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at German War Cemetery.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Chania Town tour planning site .

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Fira to Chania Town in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lake Kournas, German War Cemetery, St. Nicholas Church, Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, Seitan Limania Beach
Highlights from your plan
St. Nicholas Church ©
St. Nicholas Church
Agii Apostoli Beach ©
Agii Apostoli Beach
Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera ©

3
nights
Rhodes Town, Rhodes

Rhodes Town ©
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
Take a break from the city and head to Tsambika Beach and Lindos Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Archaeological Museum of Rhodes (Hospital of the Knights) and Agathi Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Rhodes Town: Ancient Kamiros (in Kalavarda) and Village of Lindos (in Lindos). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Street of the Knights and get your game on at Throne of Helios.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rhodes Town trip site .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Chania Town to Rhodes Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. September in Rhodes Town sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vasilikos.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lindos, Tsambika Beach, Ancient Kamiros, Agathi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Street of the Knights ©
Street of the Knights
Agathi Beach ©
Agathi Beach
Ancient Kamiros
Ancient Kamiros

2
nights
Milos

Milos ©
The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
On the 30th (Mon), stroll through Thiorichia Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kastanas Beach. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Mandrakia Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological museum of Milos, then steep yourself in history at Venetian Castle of Milos, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalogries Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Milos online road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Rhodes Town to Milos takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Milos can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Vasilikos.

Things to do in Milos

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Venetian Castle of Milos ©
Venetian Castle of Milos
Archaeological museum of Milos ©
Archaeological museum of Milos

3
nights
Vasilikos, Zakynthos

Vasilikos ©
Home to just a few hundred year-round residents, Vasilikos draws thousands of daily visitors with its beaches and restaurants during peak tourist season.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kalamaki Beach and Porto Zoro Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Agios Dionisios Church and Keri Lighthouse. Get out of town with these interesting Vasilikos side-trips: Aristeon Ecological Olive Press (in Lithakia), Alykanas Beach (in Alykanas) and Grampsas Winery (in Lagopodo). The adventure continues: stroll through Gerakas Beach, make a trip to Dafni Beach, kick back and relax at St Nicholas Beach, and brush up on your military savvy at History War Museum.

To plan Vasilikos vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Milos to Vasilikos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. October in Vasilikos sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Vasilikos

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Zakynthos, History War Museum, Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, Keri Lighthouse, Agios Dionisios Church
Highlights from your plan
St Nicholas Beach ©
St Nicholas Beach
Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach
Aristeon Ecological Olive Press ©
Aristeon Ecological Olive Press

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Temple of Hephaestus and Lion Gate. Get a sense of the local culture at Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum. When in Athens, make a side trip to see Archaeological Site Mycenae in Mycenae, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Plaka, explore the ancient world of Erechtheion, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Athena Nike, and get to know the fascinating history of Philopappos Hill.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Vasilikos to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Mycenae
Highlights from your plan
Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate

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