24 days in Greece Itinerary

24 days in Greece Itinerary

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24 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Bus:  28 h
1
Faliraki
— 6 nights
Ferry:  6 h 45 min
2
Amorgos
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Naxos
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Fly + Subway:  2 h 30 min
6
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Tsilivi, Zakynthos
— 2 nights
Fly:  28 h
End: Melbourne


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6
nights
Faliraki

Faliraki ©
Famed for its sandy beaches, Faliraki serves as a major destination on the island of Rhodes.
You'll get in some beach time at Faliraki Beach and Tsambika Beach. Village of Lindos and Monastery of the Virgin Skiadenis will appeal to history buffs. Explore Faliraki's surroundings by going to Lindos (Lindos Beach, Acropolis of Lindos, & more), Valley of the Butterflies (in Petaloudes) and Ancient Kamiros (in Kalavarda). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Agathi Beach, stroll through Anthony Quinn Bay, explore the activities along Epta Piges, and get engrossed in the history at Rodos Nature - Folklore Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Faliraki trip planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Faliraki is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Melbourne in June, with highs in Faliraki at 32°C and lows at 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Amorgos.

Things to do in Faliraki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lindos, Rhodes, Ancient Kamiros, Ebonas Winecellar, Valley of the Butterflies
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Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Faliraki Beach ©
Faliraki Beach

2
nights
Amorgos

Amorgos ©
One of the Aegean's treasures, Amorgos remains relatively undiscovered by foreign travelers, despite the fact that it boasts a high concentration of ancient ruins and offers some of the finest rock-climbing opportunities in Greece.
On the 6th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Agia Anna Beach, don't miss a visit to Monastery of Panagia Hozoviotissa (Grace of Panagia -Virgin Mary), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Panagia Epanochorianis, then pause for some serene contemplation at Agia Triada, and finally take a stroll through Chora. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Maltezi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Valsamitis, and then stroll through Mourou Beach.

For maps and more tourist information, read Amorgos trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Faliraki to Amorgos by ferry takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, taxi, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Amorgos

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Monastery of Panagia Hozoviotissa ©
Monastery of Panagia Hozoviotissa
Chora ©
Chora
Agia Triada ©
Agia Triada

2
nights
Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, don't miss a visit to Akrotiri LightHouse, then do a tasting at Santo Winery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Perissa Black Sand Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): kick back and relax at Red Beach, then explore by horseback at Santo Horse Riding, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Caldera Beach.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Akrotiri trip itinerary planning website .

Ride a ferry from Amorgos to Akrotiri in an hour. In July in Akrotiri, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Perissa Black Sand Beach, Santo Winery
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

2
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.
On the 10th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Old Town, enjoy the sand and surf at Alyko Beach, and then take a stroll through Kastro. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Prokopios Beach and then delve into the distant past at Portara.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Naxos day trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Naxos in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Naxos can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Naxos

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Alyko Beach ©
Alyko Beach
Portara ©
Portara
Kastro ©
Kastro

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Little Venice and Agios Nikolakis Church. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Panormos Beach and Platis Gialos Beach. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, stroll through Ornos Beach, and don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town tour itinerary website .

Traveling by ferry from Naxos to Mykonos Town takes an hour. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Ornos Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Panormos Beach, Elia Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get some historical perspective at Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Plaka and Acropolis Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, enjoy the sand and surf at Glyfada Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kapnikarea.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Mykonos Town to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. When traveling from Mykonos Town in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Athens, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Tsilivi.

Things to do in Athens

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
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Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

2
nights
Tsilivi, Zakynthos

Tsilivi ©
A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Dionisios Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Laganas Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kalamaki Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tsilivi tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Athens to Tsilivi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Athens in July, Tsilivi is slightly colder at night with lows of 23°C. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tsilivi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Grampsas Winery, Kalamaki Beach, Laganas Beach, Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, Keri Lighthouse
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Laganas Beach ©
Laganas Beach
Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach
Grampsas Winery ©
Grampsas Winery

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