21 days in Greece Itinerary

21 days in Greece Itinerary

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21 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  28​h
Firostefani, Santorini
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Faliraki, Rhodes
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 30​min
Heraklion, Crete
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 5 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
Athens
— 5 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Firostefani, Santorini

Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, and then look for gifts at Koukla Art.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Firostefani online trip builder .

Sydney, Australia to Firostefani is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Firostefani. Traveling from Sydney in November, you will find days in Firostefani are little chillier (23°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Faliraki.

Things to do in Firostefani

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Koukla Art, Red Beach, Ancient Thera
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Ancient Thera ©
Ancient Thera

3
nights
Faliraki, Rhodes

Faliraki ©
Famed for its sandy beaches, Faliraki serves as a major destination on the island of Rhodes.
Get in touch with nature at Faliraki Beach and Agathi Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Faliraki: Valley of the Butterflies (Peta Loudhes) (in Petaloudes) and Lindos Beach (in Lindos). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Natura Rodos and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Nectarios Church.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Faliraki itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Firostefani to Faliraki. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Faliraki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Natura Rodos, Agathi Beach, Lindos Beach, Valley of the Butterflies
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Faliraki Beach ©
Faliraki Beach
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Agathi Beach ©
Agathi Beach

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fortress Spinalonga and The Palace of Knossos. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Heraklion Archaeological Museum and Church of Saint Titus. Take a break from Heraklion with a short trip to Matala beach in Matala, about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete and learn about winemaking at Douloufakis Winery.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Faliraki to Heraklion in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Heraklion

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Matala beach, Fortress Spinalonga
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Fortress Spinalonga ©
Fortress Spinalonga
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

5
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Mykonos Town ©
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Panormos Beach and Elia Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Aegean Maritime Museum and Agios Nikolakis Church. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Sostis Beach, stop by Mytho, and don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

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You can fly from Heraklion to Mykonos Town in 3.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In November in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Platis Gialos Beach, Agios Sostis Beach, Paradise Beach, Elia Beach, Panormos Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
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Elia Beach

5
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get a sense of the local culture at Monastiraki and Acropolis Museum. Popular historic sites such as Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Plaka District, shop like a local with Ermou Street, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Glyfada Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens vacation builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Mykonos Town to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

#Shopping, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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