21 days in Greece Itinerary

21 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 3 nights
2
Mycenae
— 1 night
3
Olympia
— 2 nights
4
Kalambaka
— 1 night
5
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
6
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
7
Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
8
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights

3
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Hephaestus, and contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Athens trip planning site.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Athens. In June in Athens, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mycenae.

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

1
night
Mycenae

Mycenae ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Byzantine Museum of Argos, thenlearn about winemaking at Domaine Bairaktaris, thensteep yourself in history at Lion Gate, and finally delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mycenae vacation planner.

Drive from Athens to Mycenae in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Athens in June, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Mycenae. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Mycenae

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Byzantine Museum of Argos, Domaine Bairaktaris
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Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate
Domaine Bairaktaris ©
Domaine Bairaktaris

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia, thenrelax in the rural setting at Klio's Honey Farm, and then admire the sheer force of Nemouta Waterfalls. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Olympia and then learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Olympia itinerary site.

Drive from Mycenae to Olympia in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Mycenae in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Olympia, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Olympia

Nature Parks Museums
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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

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 1st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka journey planner.

You can drive from Olympia to Kalambaka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough 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
Varlaam Monastery ©
Varlaam Monastery

3
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.
Take a break from Corfu Town with a short trip to La Grotta Beach in Paleokastritsa, about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, examine the collection at Casa Parlante, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and identify plant and animal life at Corfu Donkey Rescue.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Kalambaka to Corfu Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Corfu Town, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa, Boat Tours & Water Sports
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
New Fortress ©
New Fortress

4
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Little Venice, enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Elia Beach.

Make your Mykonos Town itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

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. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Corfu Town in July: highs in Mykonos Town hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Speed Boats Tours, Mykonos Brewing Company, Agios Sostis Beach, Panormos Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

4
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and do a tasting at Artemis Karamolegos Winery.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Fira vacation website.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In July, daytime highs in Fira are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Boutari Winery, Zoodochos Pigi Cave
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

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 13th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and finally steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, thendo a tasting at Winery Stilianou, and finally do a tasting at Lyrarakis Winery.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Heraklion trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos, Winery Stilianou
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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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