36 days in Greece Itinerary

36 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece trip itinerary planner

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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly
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Athens
— 4 nights
Drive
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Nafplio
— 3 nights
Bus to Athens, Fly to Tsilivi (Planos)
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Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos
— 4 nights
Ferry to Pesáda, Drive to Skala
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Skala, Kefalonia
— 2 nights
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Ithaca
— 3 nights
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Apollonii, Lefkada
— 4 nights
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— 5 nights
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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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Little Venice, kick back and relax at Panormos Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paraga Beach, and make a trip to Kapopoulos Fine Arts.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mykonos Town tour itinerary builder site.

San Francisco, USA to Mykonos Town is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Mykonos Town is 10 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect Mykonos Town to be somewhat warmer, temps between 83°F and 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fira, Santorini

— 4 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, museums, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, contemplate the long history of Ancient Thera, tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, and explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Fira travel route planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Fira by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. In September, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Heraklion, Crete

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, and then get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at CRETAquarium, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then relax in the rural setting at Snail Farm and Fun, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Aegeo Spas.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Heraklion fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Zoos & Aquariums

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.
Athens is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Athens vacation planner.

You can fly from Heraklion to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. September in Athens sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Nafplio

— 3 nights
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
When in Nafplio, make a side trip to see Archea Korinthos in Corinth, approximately Corinth away. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, contemplate the long history of The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Agios Spyridonas, and take an in-depth tour of Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nafplio day trip planner.

Getting from Athens to Nafplio by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Athens in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Nafplio, with lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Tsilivi (Planos).

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos

— 4 nights
A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Explore Tsilivi (Planos)'s surroundings by going to Saint Nicholas Church (in Ano Vasilikos), Vasilikos (St Nicholas Beach, Mario's Cave and Turtle Boat Trips, &more) and Keri Caves (in Limni Keri). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), stroll through Porto Limnionas, stop by Cinnabar, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Relax Spa & Beauty.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Tsilivi (Planos) online journey planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Nafplio to Tsilivi (Planos) in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Nafplio in September since evenings lows in Tsilivi (Planos) dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Skala.

Things to do in Tsilivi (Planos)

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Skala, Kefalonia

— 2 nights
Mass tourism has transformed the once-sleepy village of Skala into a modern seaside resort, its major attraction a well-developed beach that happens to be one of the longest and sandiest on the island of Cephalonia.
On the 19th (Sun), kick back and relax at Skala Beach, stop by Mandola Concept Store, and then cast your line with Fishing Tourism Kefalonia Dimitrios-Efthimia. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Agios Andreas, then experience rural life at Dias Beekeeping, and then relax and rejuvenate at O'Live Massage Kefalonia.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Skala fast, fun, and easy.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Tsilivi (Planos) to Skala in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. September in Skala sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Ithaca.

Things to do in Skala

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Ithaca

— 3 nights
Ithaca or Ithaka is a Greek island located in the Ionian Sea, off the northeast coast of Kefalonia and to the west of continental Greece.Ithaca's main island has an area of 96km2 and had a population in 2011 of 3,231. When in Ithaca, make a side trip to see Agia Paraskevi Beach in Sami, approximately Sami away. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Vathy Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Polis Beach, relax and rejuvenate at Relax and Relief, and kick back and relax at Aspros Gialos Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ithaca online trip maker.

Traveling by journey from Skala to Ithaca takes 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Apollonii.

Things to do in Ithaca

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Spas

Side Trip

Apollonii, Lefkada

— 4 nights
Apollonioi is a former municipality on the island of Lefkada, Ionian Islands, Greece. Venture out of the city with trips to Avali Beach (in Kalamitsi), Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Nidri) and Agios Nikitas (Milos Beach & Kathisma Beach). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Gialos Beach, do a tasting at Lefkas Earth Winery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ponti - Vasiliki Beach, and cool off at Panos Water Sports.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Apollonii road trip planning tool.

Traveling by journey from Ithaca to Apollonii takes 4.5 hours. In September in Apollonii, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Apollonii

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Corfu Town, Corfu

— 5 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Corfu Town side-trips: Dive Easy (in Acharavi) and The Boathouse Bar & Cocktails (in Roda). The adventure continues: make a splash at Aqualand Corfu Water Park, admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Apollonii to Corfu Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Theme Parks

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.