20 days in Greece Itinerary

20 days in Greece Itinerary

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20 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Nuremberg
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
2
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
Ferry:  3 h 30 min
4
Paros
— 2 nights
Travel:  8 h 45 min
5
Spetses
— 1 day
Ferry:  45 min
6
Hydra
— 2 nights
Travel:  6 h 30 min
7
Aegina
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Athens
— 4 nights
Subway + Fly:  2 h 30 min
9
Milos
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  6 h 30 min
End: Nuremberg

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mykonos Brewing Company and then make a trip to Rarity Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, then examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally take a stroll through Little Venice.

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Nuremberg, Germany to Mykonos Town is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nuremberg in June: high temperatures in Mykonos Town hover around 31°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Mykonos Brewing Company, Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Go for a jaunt from Fira to Akrotiri to see SYMPOSION by La Ponta about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, kick back and relax at Red Beach, do a tasting at Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A., and steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Fira trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Mykonos Town to Fira by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly. In June, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Kamari, Boutari Winery, Amoudi Bay
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Heraklion: Kazantzakis Museum (in Myrtia), Snail Farm and Fun (in Tylissos) and Reptisland (in Melidoni). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou.

To see reviews and tourist information, you can read our Heraklion road trip planner .

Ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Paros.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Winery Stilianou, The Palace of Knossos, Snail Farm and Fun, Reptisland
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Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

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nights
Paros

Paros ©
Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum Parou, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Ekatondapiliani, then head off the coast to Parikia Town, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Old Port of Naoussa. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Piso Aliki Beach, then examine the collection at Folklore Art Museum Of Cycladic Civilization Benetos & Popi Skiadas., then stop by Atelier Noe Ceramics, and finally steep yourself in history at Lefkes.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Paros trip itinerary builder app .

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Paros in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Spetses.

Things to do in Paros

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Old Port of Naoussa ©
Old Port of Naoussa
Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town

1
day
Spetses

Spetses ©
Spetses is an affluent island and a municipality in the Islands regional unit, Attica, Greece. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): examine the collection at Bouboulina's Museum, pause for some photo ops at Bouboulina's Statue, then get engrossed in the history at Spetses Museum, and finally explore by horseback at Gregs Spetses Horses.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Spetses trip maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Paros to Spetses. Traveling from Paros in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Spetses, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Hydra.

Things to do in Spetses

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Gregs Spetses Horses ©
Gregs Spetses Horses
Bouboulina's Museum ©
Bouboulina's Museum
Spetses Museum ©
Spetses Museum

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nights
Hydra

Hydra ©
Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. On the 28th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Lazaros Koundouriotis Mansion (National Historical Museum), explore the world behind art at Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra, then appreciate the history behind Andrea Miaoulis Monument, and finally explore by horseback at Harriets Hydra Horses. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Komiseos Theotokou Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Convent of Agios Matronas, and then stroll through Saint Nicholas Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hydra trip itinerary website .

You can ride a ferry from Spetses to Hydra in an hour. Traveling from Spetses in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Hydra. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Aegina.

Things to do in Hydra

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Harriets Hydra Horses ©
Harriets Hydra Horses
Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra ©
Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra
Andrea Miaoulis Monument ©
Andrea Miaoulis Monument

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Aegina

Aegina ©
Aegina is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece in the Saronic Gulf, 27km from Athens. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): look for gifts at Iliachtina Arts - Crafts, get engrossed in the history at Historical & Folklore Museum of Aegina, pause for some serene contemplation at Church Saint Nicholas the Thalassinos, make a trip to Monastery of Saint Nectarios, then contemplate the long history of Temple of Aphaia, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Minas Monastery.

To find ratings and more tourist information, read our Aegina travel planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hydra to Aegina. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Aegina

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Temple of Aphaia ©
Temple of Aphaia
Agios Minas Monastery ©
Agios Minas Monastery
Monastery of Saint Nectarios ©
Monastery of Saint Nectarios

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nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Step out of Athens to go to Mycenae and see Archaeological Site Mycenae, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and wander the streets of Monastiraki.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens driving holiday site .

Drive from Aegina to Athens in 3.5 hours. June in Athens sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Milos.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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Milos

Milos ©
The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Kleftiko Beach, explore the historical opulence of Venetian Castle of Milos, then examine the collection at Sand Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Sarakiniko Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Milos online route builder .

Getting from Athens to Milos by combination of subway and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. When traveling from Athens in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Milos, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milos

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Kleftiko Beach ©
Kleftiko Beach
Sarakiniko Beach ©
Sarakiniko Beach
Venetian Castle of Milos ©
Venetian Castle of Milos

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