38 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

38 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Exeter
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Argostolion, Cephalonia
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h
2
Argassi, Zakynthos
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
3
Rethymnon, Crete
— 3 nights
Ferry + Taxi:  3 h
4
Oia, Santorini
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
5
Fira, Santorini
— 7 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
6
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 6 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
7
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 9 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Exeter

4
nights
Argostolion, Cephalonia

Argostolion ©
A modern town with a traditional character, Argostolion draws visitors with museums, gardens, squares, pedestrianized shopping streets, and a cobbled seaside promenade.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sami (Antisamos Beach & Monastery of Panagia Agrilion). There's much more to do: make a trip to Cyclopean Wall, get engrossed in the history at Corgialenios Istoriko kai Laografiko Mouseio, pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic church of St Nicolai, and see the interesting displays at Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Argostolion holiday planner.

Exeter, UK to Argostolion is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in December, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Argassi.

Things to do in Argostolion

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Sami, Divino Wines and Vinegar, Church of Panagia Sissiotissa, Monastery of Agios Andreas
Highlights from your plan
Divino Wines and Vinegar ©
Divino Wines and Vinegar
Cyclopean Wall ©
Cyclopean Wall
Antisamos Beach ©
Antisamos Beach

6
nights
Argassi, Zakynthos

Argassi ©
Argasi is a village and a community in the southern part of the island of Zakynthos. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Argassi: Giatras Museum-Dionysios Art Gallery (in Agalas) and Black Cave (in Kallithea). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Banana Beach, get your game on at Playaway, get outside with Alykes Watersports, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Nicholas Church.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Argassi trip maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Argostolion to Argassi. In December, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Argassi

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Zakynthos, Zakynthos Town, Andreas Watersports, Alykes Watersports, Ampelostrates Horse Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Andreas Watersports ©
Andreas Watersports
Argassi Bridge ©
Argassi Bridge
Ampelostrates Horse Vineyard ©
Ampelostrates Horse Vineyard

3
nights
Rethymnon, Crete

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rethymnon: Heraklion (Church of Saint Titus, Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, &more). The adventure continues: stop by Rethymnon Old Town, take an in-depth tour of Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno, view the masterpieces at Artifacts by Omodamos, and steep yourself in history at The Venetian Fortezza.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rethymnon attractions planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Argassi to Rethymnon. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in January, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Oia.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Heraklion
Highlights from your plan
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
Church of Saint Titus ©
Church of Saint Titus

2
nights
Oia, Santorini

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at Naval Maritime Museum, learn about winemaking at Domaine Sigalas, thendon't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally browse the exhibits of Oria Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at The castle of St Nicholas, explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Oia Treasures Art Gallery.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Oia day trip app.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Rethymnon to Oia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In January, daytime highs in Oia are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Fira.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Naval Maritime Museum ©
Naval Maritime Museum

7
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, see the interesting displays at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, pause for some serene contemplation at Anastasis Church, and kick back and relax at Kamari Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Fira itinerary site.

Fira is just a stone's throw from Oia. In January, daytime highs in Fira are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Kamari, Imerovigli, Santorini, Santo Winery, Leoni Schmiedel
Highlights from your plan
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos

6
nights
Mykonos Town, 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, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mykonos Brewing Company, stroll through Paradise Beach, and take a stroll through Little Venice.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town day trip site.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos, Paradise Beach, Agios Stefanos Church
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Mykonos Brewing Company ©
Mykonos Brewing Company

9
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

Corfu Town ©
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: Nissaki Cave (in Nissaki), Church of the Panayia Kassopitra (in Kassiopi) and Sakis Water Sports (in Kalami). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Spianada Square, delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, wander the streets of Corfu Old Town, and look for all kinds of wild species at Corfu Donkey Rescue.

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

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mykonos Town in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Corfu Town, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Corfu, Paleokastritsa, Horseback Riding Tours, Nissaki Cave, Tsami Ceramics
Highlights from your plan
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Church of Saint Spiridon ©
Church of Saint Spiridon

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