42 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

42 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

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42 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Agios Prokopios, Naxos
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Koroni, Zakynthos
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
3
Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1​h 45​min
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 7 nights
Shuttle:  2​h
5
Chania Town, Crete
— 8 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Rhodes Town, Rhodes
— 10 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 7 nights
Fly + Subway:  2​h 45​min
End: Athens

1
night
Agios Prokopios, Naxos

Agios Prokopios ©
On the 24th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Temple of Dionysus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Agia Paraskevi, step off the mainland to explore Panagia Parthena Island, then stroll through Maragas Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Akepsimas. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Eleftherios Monastery, stroll through Agiassos Beach, and then explore the ancient world of Chimarros Tower.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Agios Prokopios using our trip planner.

Athens to Agios Prokopios is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Athens in February, Agios Prokopios is a bit warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Koroni.

Things to do in Agios Prokopios

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Naxos, Mikri Vigla, Agiassos Beach, Chimarros Tower, Agios Eleftherios Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Dionysus ©
Temple of Dionysus
Maragas Beach ©
Maragas Beach
Agiassos Beach ©
Agiassos Beach

2
nights
Koroni, Zakynthos

Koroni ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Xigia Beach and Porto Vromi Beach. Visit Porto Limnionas and Porto Roxa Beach for some beach relaxation.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Koroni tour itinerary tool .

Explore your travel options from Agios Prokopios to Koroni with the Route module. Traveling from Agios Prokopios in February, Koroni is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Fira.

Things to do in Koroni

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Zakynthos, Maries
Highlights from your plan
Porto Roxa Beach ©
Porto Roxa Beach
Porto Limnionas ©
Porto Limnionas
Art & Wine Winery ©
Art & Wine Winery

4
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist and Ekklisia Panagia Platsani. Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral and Monastery of Dominican Sisters will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: do a tasting at Avantis Santorini, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord, explore the world behind art at MATI Art Gallery, and view the masterpieces at Asimis Kolaitou Art Gallery Santorini.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Fira travel planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Koroni to Fira. In February, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Ekklisia Panagia Platsani
Highlights from your plan
Artemis Karamolegos Winery ©
Artemis Karamolegos Winery
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©

7
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos) and Agia Pelagia Beach. Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of St. Minas and Agios Petros Church & Monastery. Get out of town with these interesting Heraklion side-trips: Icaros & Daedalus Statues (in Agia Galini), Palace of Faistos (in Sivas) and Reptisland (in Melidoni). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Douloufakis Winery, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Heraklion trip planner .

Getting from Fira to Heraklion by ferry takes about 2 hours. In March in Heraklion, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to take a shuttle to Chania Town.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Kokkini Hani, Palace of Faistos, Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos), Komos Beach, Karavostasi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Douloufakis Winery ©
Douloufakis Winery
Palace of Faistos ©
Palace of Faistos
Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos) ©
Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos)

8
nights
Chania Town, Crete

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Agii Apostoli Beach and Greek National Football Museum. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Seitan Limania Beach and Damnoni Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Chania Town side-trips: Kastro Gramvoussas (in Gramvousa), Plakias (Skinaria Beach & Triopetra Beach) and Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) (in Akrotiri). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Chania Venetian Lighthouse, learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of Crete, do a tasting at Winery Dourakis, and stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Chania Town trip itinerary maker site .

You can take a shuttle from Heraklion to Chania Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Chania Town can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rethymnon, Plakias, Akrotiri, Souda, St. Nicholas Church
Highlights from your plan
Agii Apostoli Beach ©
Agii Apostoli Beach
Skinaria Beach ©
Skinaria Beach
Kedrodasos Beach ©
Kedrodasos Beach

10
nights
Rhodes Town, Rhodes

Rhodes Town ©
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
Explore hidden gems such as Street of the Knights and The Church of the Panagia. Visit Mandraki Harbour and Church of Our Lady of Filerimos for their historical value. Explore Rhodes Town's surroundings by going to Pefkos (Pefkos Beach & Plakia Beach), Stegna Beach (in Archangelos) and Agathi Beach (in Haraki). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, explore the historical opulence of Kritinia Castle, don't miss a visit to Traganou Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Prasonisi Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rhodes Town itinerary planning app .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Chania Town to Rhodes Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Rhodes Town can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Rhodes, Symi, Filerimos, Lindos, Pefkos
Highlights from your plan
Street of the Knights ©
Street of the Knights
The Church of the Panagia ©
The Church of the Panagia
Agathi Beach ©
Agathi Beach

7
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Church of Saint Spiridon and Agios Gordios Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate British Cemetry and Corfu Museum of Asian Art. Get out of town with these interesting Corfu Town side-trips: Paradise Beach (in Liapades), Porto Timoni Beach (in Afionas) and Halikounas Beach (in Chalikounas). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Pelekas Beach, stroll through Issos Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor, and see the interesting displays at Casa Parlante.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Corfu Town sightseeing planner .

Getting from Rhodes Town to Corfu Town by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Rhodes Town in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Corfu Town, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Agios Gordios Beach, Halikounas Beach, Paradise Beach, Pelekas Beach, Agios Stefanos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Porto Timoni Beach ©
Porto Timoni Beach
Agios Stefanos Beach ©
Agios Stefanos Beach
Church of Saint Spiridon ©
Church of Saint Spiridon

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