18 days in Greece Itinerary

18 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
4
Kalamata
— 3 nights
5
Nafplio
— 3 nights
6
Athens
— 4 nights

2
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Corfu Museum of Asian Art and Corfu Donkey Rescue. Step out of Corfu Town with an excursion to Paleokastritsa Beach in Paleokastritsa--about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, look for gifts at Avgi, get outside with Palia Parithia, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Icon Gallery.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town online holiday planner.

Chicago, USA to Corfu Town is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in April: high temperatures in Corfu Town hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Corfu, Paleokastritsa, Horseback Riding Tours
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Silvaland ©
Silvaland
Corfu Donkey Rescue ©
Corfu Donkey Rescue
Paleokastritsa Beach ©
Paleokastritsa Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): cast your line with a fishing tour, look for gifts at Antica Murrina, and then wander the streets of Little Venice. On the next day, kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, make a trip to Kapopoulos Fine Arts, thendon't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), thenpause for some photo ops at Manto Mavrogenous Square, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mykonos Town route site.

Fly from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Antica Murrina
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, thendelve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Reptisland, thentake an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Heraklion online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Heraklion takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April in Heraklion, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Kalamata.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Reptisland
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 21:
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Reptisland ©
Reptisland
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos

3
nights
Kalamata

Kalamata ©
Kalamata is the second most populous city of the Peloponnese peninsula, after Patras, in southern Greece and the largest city of the homonymous administrative region. Kids will enjoy Ippikos Omilos Kalamatas and inSpot Kalamatas. Change things up with these side-trips from Kalamata: Archaeological site Keadas (in Tripi), Romanos (Navarino Outdoors - Day Hiking & Messinia Wild Experience) and Kastori (Kastora Canyon & Vrisiotikos Canyon (Canyon Milon)). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Antigua Mesenia, examine the collection at Victoria G. Karelias Collection of Greek Traditional Costumes, brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum, and have some family-friendly fun at Great Escape Kalamata.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kalamata online travel route planner.

Explore your travel options from Heraklion to Kalamata with the Route module. Traveling from Heraklion in April, Kalamata is slightly colder at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Kalamata

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trips

Romanos, Kastori, Antigua Mesenia, Archaeological site Keadas
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Messinia Wild Experience ©
Messinia Wild Experience
Great Escape Kalamata ©
Great Escape Kalamata
Navarino Outdoors - Day Hiking ©
Navarino Outdoors - Day Hiking

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.
Attractions like The Great Theatre of Epidaurus and Archea Korinthos make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Corinth (Akrokorinthos & Rema ton Mylwn) and Ktima Palivou (in Nemea). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae and step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Nafplio attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Kalamata to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Traveling from Kalamata in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Nafplio, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Corinth, Ktima Palivou, Archaeological Site Mycenae, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
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The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos
Akrokorinthos ©
Akrokorinthos

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kids will enjoy Acropolis of Athens and Plaka. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, get lost in a book at National Library of Greece, admire the natural beauty at National Garden, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Athens day trip planning site.

You can drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Athens, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

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

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