30 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

30 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greek Isles journey planner

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Heraklion, Crete
— 5 nights
Shuttle
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Chania Town, Crete
— 5 nights
Fly
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 4 nights
Fly
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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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Ferry to Fethiye, Taxi to Dalaman, Fly to Guangzhou

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Heraklion Archaeological Museum and The Natural History Museum of Crete. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Historical Museum of Crete and Botano Cretan Mountain Herbs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Heraklion: Hersonissos (Faestos, Olive Spa, &more), Elounda (Fortress Spinalonga & Maria & Vangelis - Unique Handmade Creations) and Matala beach (in Matala). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agia Irini, examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, and stop by Athos Workshop.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Heraklion travel route planner.

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. Traveling from Guangzhou in July, expect Heraklion to be little chillier, temps between 34°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) 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.
Appreciate the collections at Greek National Football Museum and Stagakis Cretan Lyra Workshop. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Falassarna Beach and George and Lilian's Jewellery. Get out of town with these interesting Chania Town side-trips: Bonsai and Art (in Trachilos), Balos Lagoon (in Kissamos) and Creta Earth (in Plakias). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Elafonissi Beach, examine the collection at Museum Of Typography, don't miss a visit to Old Venetian Harbor, and stop by Sifis Jewellery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Chania Town sightseeing planner.

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 37°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Fortress Corfu and Icon Gallery. Head to Elisabeth's Gift & Jewellery Shop and Corfu Spiritfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Beautiful (in Kassiopi), Foresta Nisos (in Agios Spyridonas) and Paleokastritsa Beach (in Paleokastritsa). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Achilleion Museum, look for gifts at Corfu Sandals, and admire the masterpieces at Folklore museum of central corfu.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Corfu Town trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Chania Town to Corfu Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. In August in Corfu Town, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Super Paradise Beach and T-bar Mykonos. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Elia Beach and Platis Gialos Beach. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Little Venice, stroll through Paradise Beach, look for gifts at White, and see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mykonos Town trip itinerary maker tool.

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. When traveling from Corfu Town in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can 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.
Shop till you drop at Naxia Sweet Home and Miniatoura. Popular historic sites such as Naos Tou Apollona - Portara and Agia Kiriaki Church are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Agios Prokopios Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Apollonas Beach, get engrossed in the history at Folklore Museum Florios Chorianopoulos, and take a stroll through Old Town.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Naxos trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Naxos in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Naxos are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Folklore House of Soroni Rhodes and Tsambika Byzantine Museum. Village of Lindos and Medieval City will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rhodes Town: Lardons Go-karts (in Lardos), Lindos (Agios Pavlos Beach & Acropolis of Lindos) and Natura Rodos (in Theologos). On the 19th (Thu), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Faliraki Beach. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, look for gifts at Idea Greek Art, Zamantakis Bros, steep yourself in history at Hafiz Ahmed Agha Library, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Phanourios.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rhodes Town travel route builder app.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Naxos to Rhodes Town in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. August in Rhodes Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips