30 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

30 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

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Heraklion, Crete
— 5 nights
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Chania Town, Crete
— 5 nights
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 4 nights
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Naxos
— 4 nights
Taxi to Naxos Is, Fly to Rhodes Town
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Rhodes Town, Rhodes
— 6 nights
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Heraklion, Crete

— 5 nights
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Head to Botano Cretan Mountain Herbs and Tsika Lariofor plenty of shopping. Appreciate the collections at Heraklion Archaeological Museum and Historical Museum of Crete. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Heraklion: Hersonissos (Faestos, Olive Spa, &more), Matala beach (in Matala) and Elounda (Fortress Spinalonga & Maria & Vangelis - Unique Handmade Creations). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, stop by Athos Workshop, and examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Heraklion travel route planning website.

Guangzhou, China to Heraklion is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Guangzhou to Heraklion due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Guangzhou in July, with highs in Heraklion at 85°F and lows at 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to take a shuttle to Chania Town.

Things to do in Heraklion

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Chania Town, Crete

— 5 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Greek National Football Museum and Stagakis Cretan Lyra Workshop. Head to Omen Art Gallery-Art Shop and Mitos Objects of Artfor some retail therapy. Explore Chania Town's surroundings by going to Creta Earth (in Plakias), Balos Lagoon (in Kissamos) and Bonsai and Art (in Trachilos). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Elafonissi Beach, stop by George and Lilian's Jewellery, get all the information you need at Tzompanakis Blown Glass-Art Of Living, and examine the collection at Museum Of Typography.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Chania Town trip itinerary planning app.

You can take a shuttle from Heraklion to Chania Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

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 Achilleion Museum. Do your shopping at Icon Gallery and Elisabeth's Gift & Jewellery Shop. Get out of town with these interesting Corfu Town side-trips: Foresta Nisos (in Agios Spyridonas), Beautiful (in Kassiopi) and Paleokastritsa Beach (in Paleokastritsa). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Folklore museum of central corfu, look for gifts at Corfu Sandals, and examine the collection at Serbian Museum of Corfu.

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Getting from Chania Town to Corfu Town by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. In July in Corfu Town, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 3 nights

Chora Mykonos

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Super Paradise Beach and T-bar Mykonos. Do your shopping at Minima Gallery and 100% Mykonos. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Little Venice, examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, stroll through Paradise Beach, and stop by White.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. While traveling from Corfu Town, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Naxos

— 4 nights
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Agios Prokopios Beach and Apollonas Beach. Visit Naos Tou Apollona - Portara and Old Town for their historical value. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Maragas Beach, stop by Limpertas Manolis Pottery, pause for some serene contemplation at Agia Kiriaki Church, and get engrossed in the history at Folklore Museum Florios Chorianopoulos.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Naxos tour itinerary builder app.

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Naxos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Naxos

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Rhodes Town, Rhodes

— 6 nights
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.
Visit Village of Lindos and Church of Saint Phanourios for their historical value. You'll get in some beach time at Faliraki Beach and Agios Pavlos Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Rhodes Town: Natura Rodos (in Theologos), Lindos (Tsambika Byzantine Museum & Acropolis of Lindos) and Folklore House of Soroni Rhodes (in Soroni). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, look for gifts at Wooden handicrafts, contemplate the long history of Hafiz Ahmed Agha Library, and see the interesting displays at Ladomylos.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Rhodes Town trip planning site.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Naxos to Rhodes Town in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Rhodes Town are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips