33 days in Greece Itinerary

33 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25 h
1
Thessaloniki
— 7 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Mykonos Town
— 5 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
3
Fira
— 5 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
4
Heraklion
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
5
Pythagorion
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h
6
Milos
— 4 nights
Fly + Subway:  2 h 30 min
7
Athens
— 1 night
Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Sydney

7
nights
Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Change things up with these side-trips from Thessaloniki: Kallitheas Beach (in Kallithea), Karydi (in Vourvourou) and Afytos Beach (in Afitos). There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, stroll through Kalogria Beach, appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius, and test your problem-solving skills at Locked escape rooms.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Thessaloniki online route planner.

Sydney, Australia to Thessaloniki is an approximately 25- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Thessaloniki is minus 8 hours. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in June: highs in Thessaloniki hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Kavala, Veroia, Kallitheas Beach, Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, Kalogria Beach
Highlights from your plan
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture

5
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.
Step out of Mykonos Town with an excursion to Old Town in Naxos Town--about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: visit Little Venice, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mykonos Brewing Company, kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mykonos Town holiday maker website.

You can fly from Thessaloniki to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Thessaloniki in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Fira

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, museums, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, and contemplate the long history of Ancient Thera.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Fira trip builder app.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daytime highs in Fira are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Kamari, Oia, Akrotiri, Imerovigli, Boutari Winery
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

4
nights
Heraklion

Heraklion ©
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Heraklion: Matala beach (in Matala), Snail Farm and Fun (in Tylissos) and Reptisland (in Melidoni). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, go for a stroll along the water at Old Venetian Harbor, do a tasting at Winery Stilianou, and learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Heraklion trip builder tool.

Ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Pythagorion.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Winery Stilianou, Matala beach, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Snail Farm and Fun
Highlights from your plan
Reptisland ©
Reptisland
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos

4
nights
Pythagorion

Pythagorion ©
Change things up with a short trip to Potami Waterfalls in Karlovasi (about 1h 05 min away).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Pythagorion trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Heraklion to Pythagorion. Traveling from Heraklion in July, you will find days in Pythagorion are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Milos.

Things to do in Pythagorion

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Samos, Kokkari, Potami Waterfalls, Mare Deus Beach, The Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi
Highlights from your plan
Potami Waterfalls ©
Potami Waterfalls
Heraion of Samos ©
Heraion of Samos
Psili Ammos Beach ©
Psili Ammos Beach

4
nights
Milos

Milos ©
The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Milos is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Kleftiko Beach, kick back and relax at Paliochori Beach, step into the grandiose world of Venetian Castle of Milos, and examine the collection at Milos Mining Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Milos road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Pythagorion to Milos with the Route module. Traveling from Pythagorion in July, you will find days in Milos are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Milos

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

1
night
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): stop by Plaka, then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens trip builder site.

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Milos to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Milos in July: highs in Athens hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

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

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