33 days in Greece Itinerary

33 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Canberra
Fly + Drive:  29 h
1
Paleokastritsa, Corfu
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  6 h 30 min
2
Nafplio
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Elafonisos
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 15 min
4
Tsilivi, Zakynthos
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
6
Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
7
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
8
Athens
— 5 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Canberra

3
nights
Paleokastritsa, Corfu

Paleokastritsa ©
Heartily dedicated to tourism, Corfu's popular resort town of Paleokastritsa lures vacationers with lavish hotels and beaches surrounded by a hilly countryside of olive groves and fragrant fruit orchards.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Corfu Donkey Rescue and Aqualand Corfu Water Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Paleokastritsa: Corfu Town (Old Fortress Corfu, Casa Parlante, &more). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at La Grotta Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paleokastritsa Beach, head outdoors with Acapulco Pool Bar, and get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Corfu.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Paleokastritsa road trip planning tool.

Canberra, Australia to Paleokastritsa is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. In June, Paleokastritsa is much hotter than Canberra - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nafplio.

Things to do in Paleokastritsa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Corfu Town, Aqualand Corfu Water Park, Beach Kontogialos
Highlights from your plan
Paleokastritsa Beach ©
Paleokastritsa Beach
Aqualand Corfu Water Park ©
Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Corfu Donkey Rescue ©
Corfu Donkey Rescue

4
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Bring the kids along to The Great Theatre of Epidaurus and Archea Korinthos. Explore Nafplio's surroundings by going to Mystras (in Sparta), Amyklaion and Sanctuary of Apollo (in Amykles) and Corinth (Akrokorinthos & Corinth Canal). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, appreciate the history behind Lion of Bavaria, get to know the fascinating history of Nauplion Promenade, and take in the views from Arkadiko Bridge.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nafplio journey planning app.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Paleokastritsa to Nafplio takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Nafplio when traveling from Paleokastritsa in June, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Elafonisos.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Corinth, Mycenae, Mystras, Amyklaion and Sanctuary of Apollo, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Highlights from your plan
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Akrokorinthos ©
Akrokorinthos
Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos

3
nights
Elafonisos

Elafonisos ©
Elafonisos is a small Greek island between the Peloponnese and Kythira. Bring the kids along to Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία and Lefki Beach. Explore Elafonisos' surroundings by going to Kastania Cave (in Kastania) and Monemvasia (Edodimopolio Honey Shop wine and olive oil store & Monemvasia Fortress). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Megali Paralia and stroll through Panagia Beach.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Elafonisos visit planner.

Drive from Nafplio to Elafonisos in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Tsilivi.

Things to do in Elafonisos

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Monemvasia, Kastania Cave
Highlights from your plan
Kastania Cave ©
Kastania Cave
Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία ©
Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία
Megali Paralia ©
Megali Paralia

4
nights
Tsilivi, Zakynthos

A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Family-friendly places like Speed Boats Tours and Kalamaki Crazy Golf& Restaurant will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Tsilivi side-trips: Vasilikos (Gerakas Beach & Banana Beach), Mikro Nisi Beach (in Mikro Nisi) and Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria). The adventure continues: try for a hole-in-one at Fantasy Mini Golf, look for gifts at Cinnabar, cool off at Tsilivi Waterpark, and explore the fascinating underground world of Keri Caves.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tsilivi trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Elafonisos to Tsilivi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Tsilivi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Zakynthos, Vasilikos, Mikro Nisi Beach, Keri Caves, Cinnabar
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Tsilivi Waterpark ©
Tsilivi Waterpark

4
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.
Attractions like Little Venice and Panormos Beach make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Elia Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mykonos Town travel route planner.

You can fly from Tsilivi to Mykonos Town in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Tsilivi in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Mykonos, Elia Beach, Boat Tours & Water Sports, Agios Sostis Beach, Kalo Livadi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Boat Tours & Water Sports

4
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kids will enjoy Akrotiri and Caldera Beach. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, stroll through Kamari Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, and explore by horseback at Experience Horse Riding.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Fira trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Fira by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. July in Fira sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Kamari, Imerovigli, Tomato Industrial Museum
Highlights from your plan
Helicopter Tours
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding

2
nights
Heraklion, Crete

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Reptisland, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, thenget engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and finally get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Heraklion vacation website.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos, Reptisland
Highlights from your plan
Reptisland ©
Reptisland
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos

5
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Attractions like Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Plaka, don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Athens online road trip planner.

You can fly from Heraklion to Athens in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. When traveling from Heraklion in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Athens: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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