22 days in Greece Itinerary

22 days in Greece Itinerary

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22 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  21​h 15​min
1
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h
2
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 45​min
4
Athens
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Nafplio
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  4​h
7
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 5 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Sydney

3
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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, museums, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Little Venice, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapari Beach, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, and enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town road trip planning tool .

Sydney, Australia to Mykonos Town is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Mykonos Town is minus 8 hours. In June, Mykonos Town is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 31°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Mykonos, Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach, Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

2
nights
Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A., ride a horse along Santo Horse Riding, then kick back and relax at Red Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at SYMPOSION by La Ponta, head off the coast to Nea Kameni, then do a tasting at Gavalas Winery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Caldera Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Akrotiri trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Megalochori, Nea Kameni
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Santo Horse Riding ©
Santo Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou, steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Heraklion itinerary planner.

Getting from Akrotiri to Heraklion by ferry takes about 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Heraklion are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Winery Stilianou
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Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Athens itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Heraklion to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Explore Nafplio's surroundings by going to Arkadiko Bridge (in Mycenae), The Great Theatre of Epidaurus (in Epidavros) and Corinth (Corinth Canal, Akrokorinthos, & more). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, get to know the fascinating history of Tiryns, take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Luke Archibishop.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Nafplio journey planner.

You can drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Athens in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Nafplio, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Corinth, Mycenae, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
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The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi

1
night
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery, and finally don't miss a visit to Meteora.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kalambaka day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Kalambaka takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Kalambaka can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Corfu Town: St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas), Kerasia Beach (in Kassiopi) and Paleokastritsa Beach (in Paleokastritsa). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, make a splash at Aqualand Corfu Water Park, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Corfu Town trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Kalambaka to Corfu Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kalambaka in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Corfu Town. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa, Kerasia Beach, Speed Boats Tours, Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press, St. Spyridon First Beach
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St. Spyridon First Beach ©
St. Spyridon First Beach
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu

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