40 days in Greece Itinerary

40 days in Greece Itinerary

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40 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Athens
— Few hours
Fly + taxi:  4​h
2
Agios Nikolaos
— 21 nights
Drive + ferry:  3​h
3
Oia
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Ialyssos
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Nea Potidea
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Toronto


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few
hours
Athens

Athens
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens travel itinerary planner .

Toronto, Canada to Athens is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Athens due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in August, expect Athens to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 29°C. On the 31st (Sat), you're off toAgios Nikolaos.

Things to do in Athens

Tours Outdoors Nightlife

21
nights
Agios Nikolaos

Agios Nikolaos ©
A tour of Agios Nikolaos leads visitors through charming neighborhoods with white washed houses, squares with taverns, steep pedestrian streets, and sea as a backdrop, ideal for exploration on foot.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Agios Georgios Monastery and Gortyna. Step off the beaten path and head to Voulisma Beach and Karavostasi Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Agios Nikolaos: Piskopiano Museum of Rural Life (in Piskopiano), Heraklion (Kera Kardiotissa Monastery, Cathedral of St. Minas, & more) and Luxurious Furs (in Hersonissos). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Panteleimonas Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plaka Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Voulismeni, and look for all kinds of wild species at Almyros Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Agios Nikolaos trip planning site .

Getting from Athens to Agios Nikolaos by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In August, Agios Nikolaos is little chillier than Athens - with highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Oia.

Things to do in Agios Nikolaos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Heraklion, Sitia, Ierapetra, Bali, Hersonissos
Highlights from your plan
Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
Agios Georgios Monastery ©
Agios Georgios Monastery
Gortyna ©
Gortyna

5
nights
Oia

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Visit Katharos Beach and Baxedes Beach for some beach relaxation. Visit Byzantine Castle Ruins and Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos (in Vothonas), Venetsanos Winery (in Megalochori) and Akrotiri (Venetian Castle of Santorini & SYMPOSION by La Ponta). There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at Mnemossyne Gallery, see the interesting displays at Cultural Village, get a taste of the local shopping with Art Space, and look for gifts at Atlantis Books.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Oia vacation maker tool .

Getting from Agios Nikolaos to Oia by combination of car and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Agios Nikolaos in September since evenings lows in Oia dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Ialyssos.

Things to do in Oia

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Fira, Pyrgos, Akrotiri, Venetsanos Winery, Art Space
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Byzantine Castle Ruins ©
Byzantine Castle Ruins

4
nights
Ialyssos

Ialyssos ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kritinia Castle and Archanggelos Michail Thari Monastery. Church of St. Panteleimon and Feraklos Castle will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ialyssos: Artistic Village Contemporary Art - Art gallery & Museum of Ceramic Art (in Kolimbia) and Agios Nikolaos Fountoukli (in Eleousa).

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Ialyssos trip simple and quick.

Explore your travel options from Oia to Ialyssos with the Route module. September in Ialyssos sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Nea Potidea.

Things to do in Ialyssos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rhodes, Kallithea, Faliraki, Feraklos Castle, Artistic Village Contemporary Art - Art gallery & Museum of Ceramic Art
Highlights from your plan
Ladiko Beach ©
Ladiko Beach
Archanggelos Michail Thari Monastery ©
Koskinou Traditional House ©
Koskinou Traditional House

8
nights
Nea Potidea

Nea Potidea ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Potidea and Church of Agios Georgios. Popular historic sites such as Justinian Wall and Saint Paul's Church are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Nea Skioni (Agios Nikolaos Church & Ekklisia Panagia Faneromeni), Le Mantri (in Agios Nikolaos) and Virginia Olive Oil & Olives (in Vatopedi).

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Nea Potidea day trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ialyssos to Nea Potidea. Traveling from Ialyssos in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Nea Potidea, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nea Potidea

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Afitos, Nea Moudania, Nea Fokea, Nea Skioni, Serres
Highlights from your plan
Ekklisia Panagia Faneromeni ©
Ekklisia Panagia Faneromeni
Agios Nikolaos Church ©
Agios Nikolaos Church
Folklore Museum of Athitos ©
Folklore Museum of Athitos

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