37 days in Greece Itinerary

37 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece holiday planner

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Fly
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Athens
— 4 nights
Taxi to Rafina, Ferry to Mykonos Town
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Heraklion, Crete
— 10 nights
Drive
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Pyrgos
— 5 nights
Drive
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Patras
— 4 nights
Drive
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Athens
— 3 nights
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Athens

— 4 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Venture out of the city with trips to Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae), Seahorse Dive Center (in Vari) and Fortress Palamidi (in Nafplio). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Lycabettus.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens online trip maker.

Los Angeles, USA to Athens is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Athens. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect Athens to be a bit warmer, temps between 86°F and 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 4 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, stroll through Super Paradise Beach, kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach, and see some colorful creatures with GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mykonos Town online holiday planner.

Getting from Athens to Mykonos Town by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry. Traveling from Athens in June, expect nights in Mykonos Town to be about the same, around 69°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · 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, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Fira holiday planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. June in Fira sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Heraklion, Crete

— 10 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Heraklion: Melidoni (Reptisland & Melidoni Cave), Matala (Matala Caves, Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos), &more) and Bali (Attali Monastery, Livadi Beach, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, relax and rejuvenate at Aegeo Spas, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, and step into the grandiose world of Castello del Molo (Koules).

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Heraklion day trip planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. In June in Heraklion, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 67°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Pyrgos.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pyrgos

— 5 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Pyrgos: Temple of Apollo Epikourios (in Skliros), Polylimnio Waterfall (in Charavgi) and Voidokilia Beach (in Petrochori).

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Pyrgos online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Heraklion to Pyrgos in 12.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Heraklion in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Pyrgos, with lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Patras.

Things to do in Pyrgos

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Patras

— 4 nights
Patras is Greece's third-largest city and the regional capital of Western Greece, in the northern Peloponnese, 215km west of Athens. Get out of town with these interesting Patras side-trips: Naupactus (Nafpaktos Old Port, The Statue of Cervantes, &more), Itea (MoKa Honey & Metamorfoseos tou Sotiros Church) and Mega Spilaio Monastery (in Kato Zachlorou). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Tou Agiou Andrea, look for gifts at Samovar Natural Cosmetics, delve into the distant past at Roman Odeon, and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Patras.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Patras trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Pyrgos to Patras in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Patras

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Athens

— 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Archea Korinthos (in Corinth), Moni Osiou Patapiou (in Loutraki) and Isthmia (Submersible Bridges & Corinth Canal). Explore Athens further: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, wander the streets of Monastiraki, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kapnikarea, and enjoy the sand and surf at Glyfada Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens itinerary maker.

You can drive from Patras to Athens in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Patras in July, with lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Greece travel guide

4.2
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.