20 days in Greece Itinerary

20 days in Greece Itinerary

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20 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  16​h
1
Athens
— 4 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Mykonos Town
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Oia
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  8​h 15​min
4
Olympia
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Atlanta

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Venture out of the city with trips to Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae) and Corinth Canal (in Corinth). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, and take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Athens holiday website .

Atlanta, USA to Athens is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Athens is 7 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Archaeological Site Mycenae, Corinth Canal
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

4
nights
Mykonos Town

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mykonos Town: Naxos Town (Old Town & Portara). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Little Venice, don't miss a visit to Matoyianni Street, kick back and relax at Panormos Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Platis Gialos Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mykonos Town journey website .

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Athens to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in May, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Oia.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Naxos Town, Paradise Beach, Elia Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Panormos Beach
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Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

3
nights
Oia

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Explore Oia's surroundings by going to Akrotiri (Red Beach & Akrotiri), Perissa Black Sand Beach (in Perissa) and Kamari (Ancient Thera & Kamari Beach). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, look for gifts at Eponymo, pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and view the masterpieces at Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Oia trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Mykonos Town to Oia in 6.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Oia are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kamari, Akrotiri, Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

4
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Inhabited since prehistoric times, Olympia remains best known as the site of the original Olympic Games, held there for the first time in 776 BCE.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kyparissia (Tis Arkadias O Platanos & The Old Watermill), Voidokilia Beach (in Petrochori) and Polylimnio Waterfall (in Charavgi). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Olympia Land Winery, experience rural life at Klio's Honey Farm, don't miss a visit to Archaeological Site of Olympia, and do sightseeing your way with Private Tours.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Olympia trip planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Oia to Olympia takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Oia in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Olympia, with lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Kyparissia, Polylimnio Waterfall, Legends Of Greek Mythology, Voidokilia Beach
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Klio's Honey Farm ©
Klio's Honey Farm
Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery
Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio) and Akrokorinthos (in Corinth). Explore Athens further: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Hephaestus, admire the natural beauty at National Garden, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Athens trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Olympia to Athens takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Olympia in May, with lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Temple of Poseidon, Akrokorinthos
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Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Walking tours
National Garden ©
National Garden

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