29 days in Greece Itinerary

29 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece sightseeing planner

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Drive to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, Fly to Corfu Town
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 4 nights
Fly
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Athens
— 4 nights
Fly
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Paros
— 1 night
Ferry
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Naxos Town, Naxos
— 2 nights
Fly to Rhodes, Bus to Lindos
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Lindos, Rhodes
— 3 nights
Bus to Rhodes, Fly to Hersonissos
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Hersonissos, Crete
— 2 nights
Taxi to Heraklion, Ferry to Fira
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Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
Ferry to Heraklion, Taxi to Rethymnon
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Rethymnon, Crete
— 3 nights
Drive
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Chania Town, Crete
— 3 nights
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Drive to Chania International Airport, Fly to Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, Drive to Columbus

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Corfu Town, Corfu

— 4 nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Fortress Corfu and Corfu Museum of Asian Art. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Corfu Old Town and Casa Parlante. Venture out of the city with trips to Barbati Beach (in Barbati), La Grotta Beach (in Paleokastritsa) and Paralia Agios Georgios (in Agios Georgios). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Paleokastritsa, enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Gordios Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Spiridon, and explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town trip planner.

Columbus, USA to Corfu Town is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Columbus to Corfu Town. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to fly to Athens.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Athens

— 4 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Acropolis Museum and Benaki Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Acropolis of Athens and Archaeological Site Mycenae. Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Fortress Palamidi (in Nafplio) and Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Plaka, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Athens trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Athens are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to fly to Paros.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Paros

— 1 night

Poor Man's Mykonos

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): examine the collection at Folklore Art Museum Of Cycladic Civilization Benetos & Popi Skiadas., then contemplate the long history of Lefkes, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Ekatondapiliani, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Parikia Town.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Paros planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Paros takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. June in Paros sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Paros

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Naxos Town, Naxos

— 2 nights
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): kick back and relax at Agios Prokopios Beach, take a stroll through Kastro, then wander the streets of Old Town, and finally explore the ancient world of Naos Tou Apollona - Portara. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Plaka Beach, kick back and relax at Mikri Vigla Beach, then view the masterpieces at Fish & Olive, and finally take in the exciting artwork at EL- EcoArt.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Naxos Town tour builder.

Ride a ferry from Paros to Naxos Town in an hour. In June in Naxos Town, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lindos, Rhodes

— 3 nights
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Village of Lindos and Ancient Kamiros. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Agios Pavlos Beach and The Church of the Panagia. Take a break from Lindos with a short trip to Art Park Rhodes in Archipoli, about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Castle of Monolithos, stroll through Lindos Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Agathi Beach.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lindos online visit planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Naxos Town to Lindos takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Hersonissos.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hersonissos, Crete

— 2 nights
Wholeheartedly dedicated to tourism, Hersonissos remains best known for its vibrant nightlife, its bars and clubs attracting partygoers from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and then steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Lychnostatis Open Air Museum, then kick back and relax at Stalis Beach, and then head off the coast to Fortress Spinalonga.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hersonissos travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Hersonissos in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Lindos in June, plan for little chillier nights in Hersonissos, with lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Fira, Santorini

— 4 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Prehistoric Thira and Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Akrotiri and Akrotiri LightHouse. There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Santo Winery, contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Fira trip planning site.

Getting from Hersonissos to Fira by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Fira when traveling from Hersonissos in June, with lows around 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Fira

Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Rethymnon, Crete

— 3 nights
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
Get a sense of the local culture at Monastery of Arkadi and The Holy Monastery of Preveli. St. Nicholas Church and Palace of Faistos will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rethymnon: Frangokastello Beach (in Frangokastello), Folk Museum of Spili (in Spili) and Lake Kournas (in Kournas). There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours and wander the streets of Rethymnon Old Town.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rethymnon trip planning website.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Fira to Rethymnon in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. June in Rethymnon sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Chania Town.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Chania Town, Crete

— 3 nights
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Greek National Football Museum and Maritime Museum of Crete. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Falassarna Beach and Kastro Gramvoussas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chania Town: Akrotiri (Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) & Seitan Limania Beach) and Samaria Gorge National Park (in Sfakia). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, stroll the grounds of German Military Cemetery, and make a trip to Lighthouse of Chania.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Chania Town trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Rethymnon to Chania Town takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Chania Town sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.