27 days in Greece Itinerary

27 days in Greece Itinerary

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27 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Bus:  28 h
1
Faliraki
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Naxos
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Oia, Santorini
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Milos
— 2 nights
Fly + Subway:  2 h 30 min
6
Athens
— 2 nights
Subway + Fly:  2 h 45 min
7
Kalamaki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Lassi
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  8 h
9
Lindos
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  29 h
End: Melbourne

6
nights
Faliraki

Faliraki ©
Famed for its sandy beaches, Faliraki serves as a major destination on the island of Rhodes.
Explore Faliraki's surroundings by going to Ancient Kamiros (in Kalavarda) and Valley of the Butterflies (in Petaloudes). On the 29th (Sat), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Faliraki Beach. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 30th (Sun) at Water Park. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Tsambika Beach, don't miss a visit to Traganou Beach, stroll through Anthony Quinn Bay, and see the sky in a new way at Astronomy Cafe.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Faliraki trip maker .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Faliraki. Traveling from Melbourne in June, things will get much warmer in Faliraki: highs are around 32°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Faliraki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rhodes, Kolimbia, Epta Piges, Afandou Beach, Ancient Kamiros
Highlights from your plan
Faliraki Beach ©
Faliraki Beach
Ancient Kamiros
Ancient Kamiros
Valley of the Butterflies ©
Valley of the Butterflies

2
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.
On the 6th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then look for gifts at Mytho, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Platis Gialos Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Matoyianni Street, then wander the streets of Little Venice, and then kick back and relax at Elia Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mykonos Town travel route planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Faliraki to Mykonos Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or ride a ferry. In July in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

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

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 8th (Mon), take a stroll through Kastro, then take a stroll through Old Town, then explore the ancient world of Portara, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Prokopios Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Temple of Demeter, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mikri Vigla Beach, and then stroll through Plaka Beach.

To find reviews and more tourist information, read Naxos trip itinerary builder website .

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Naxos in an hour. Another option is to fly. In July in Naxos, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Naxos

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Plaka Beach ©
Plaka Beach
Portara ©
Portara
Kastro ©
Kastro

2
nights
Oia, Santorini

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): get great views at Sunset in Oia, then hike along Hiking Trail Fira - Oia, and then explore the activities along Amoudi Bay.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Oia journey site .

Getting from Naxos to Oia by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly. In July, daytime highs in Oia are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Milos.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Highlights from your plan
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail

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 11th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Sarakiniko Beach, then kick back and relax at Paliochori Beach, and then make a trip to Old Sulfur Mines at Paliorema. On the next day, kick back and relax at Kleftiko Beach and then stroll through Firiplaka Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Milos holiday builder website .

You can ride a ferry from Oia to Milos in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Milos

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

2
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, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, admire the natural beauty at National Garden, and explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Athens trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Milos to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. While traveling from Milos, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Athens, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Kalamaki.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
nights
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.
On the 16th (Tue), race across the water with a speed boat tour, then examine the collection at Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kalamaki Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kalamaki travel 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. Expect little chillier evenings in Kalamaki when traveling from Athens in July, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lassi.

Things to do in Kalamaki

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trips

Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, Speed Boats Tours
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach
Aristeon Ecological Olive Press ©
Aristeon Ecological Olive Press

2
nights
Lassi

Lassi ©
Explore Lassi's surroundings by going to Melissani Cave (in Sami), Assos (in Assos) and Skala Beach (in Skala).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lassi tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kalamaki to Lassi. In July, daily temperatures in Lassi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Lassi

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Assos, Skala Beach, Myrtos Beach, Melissani Cave, Petani Beach
Highlights from your plan
Skala Beach ©
Skala Beach
Assos ©
Assos
Petani Beach ©
Petani Beach

2
nights
Lindos

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
On the 20th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Agathi Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Church of the Panagia, then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Lindos Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Village of Lindos.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lindos trip builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lassi to Lindos. In July, daytime highs in Lindos are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Agathi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos

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