26 days in Greece Itinerary

26 days in Greece Itinerary

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26 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Fly + Drive:  21​h
1
Chania
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Fira
— 5 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
3
Mykonos Town
— 6 nights
+3
ferry + bus + Fly + taxi:  4​h
4
Sami
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Kalamaki
— 3 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 45​min
6
Athens
— 7 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Kansas City

1
night
Chania

Chania ©
Chania is the second largest city of Crete and the capital of the Chania regional unit. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): make a trip to Etz Hayyim Synagogue.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Chania route planner .

Kansas City, USA to Chania is an approximately 21-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Kansas City to Chania due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Chania can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Fira.
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Etz Hayyim Synagogue ©
Etz Hayyim Synagogue

5
nights
Fira

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, spas, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, do a tasting at Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A., get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and explore the activities along Amoudi Bay.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Fira trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Chania to Fira with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Santorini, Kamari, Megalochori
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

6
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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, museums, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Panormos Beach, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapari Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Mykonos Town route maker app .

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. June in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sami.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Mykonos, Agios Sostis Beach, Elia Beach, Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

2
nights
Sami

Sami ©
Sami serves as Cephalonia's main port and provides a convenient gateway to the other Ionian Islands.
On the 16th (Sat), stroll through Antisamos Beach and then kick back and relax at Skala Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Melissani Cave and then stroll through Myrtos Beach.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sami trip planner .

Getting from Mykonos Town to Sami by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Sami can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Kalamaki.

Things to do in Sami

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Skala Beach, Myrtos Beach
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Skala Beach ©
Skala Beach
Antisamos Beach ©
Antisamos Beach
Melissani Cave ©
Melissani Cave

3
nights
Kalamaki

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kalamaki: Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria) and Renata Boat (in Porto Vromi). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Kalamaki Beach, stroll through Laganas Beach, putt your heart out at Fantasy Mini Golf, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Dionisios Church.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kalamaki trip planner .

Getting from Sami to Kalamaki by combination of car and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Kalamaki

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Agios Dionisios Church, Laganas Beach, Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), Fantasy Mini Golf, Renata Boat
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Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach
Laganas Beach ©
Laganas Beach

7
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Kalamaki to Athens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Kalamaki in June, Athens is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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