22 days in Greece Itinerary

22 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lindos, Rhodes
— 2 nights
2
Karpathos
— 2 nights
3
Rethymnon, Crete
— 3 nights
4
Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
5
Naxos Town, Naxos
— 2 nights
6
Paros
— 2 nights
7
Milos
— 2 nights
8
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 4 nights

2
nights
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
On the 31st (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Michael the Archangel, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Stegna Beach, thenkick back and relax at Tsambika Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Agathi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): kick back and relax at Lindos Beach and then stroll through Agios Pavlos Beach.

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London, UK to Lindos is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Lindos due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in July; daily highs in Lindos reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Karpathos.

Things to do in Lindos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Archangelos, Tsambika Beach, Agathi Beach
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Stegna Beach ©
Stegna Beach
Agathi Beach ©
Agathi Beach
Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach

2
nights
Karpathos

Karpathos ©
Known largely for its secluded coves and untamed mountains, rugged Karpathos reputedly remains one of the last truly authentic Greek islands.
On the 2nd (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Lefkos Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Apella Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kira Panagia Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): stop by Bonendis Art Center, kick back and relax at Diakoftis Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Amoopi Beach.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Karpathos trip builder app.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Lindos to Karpathos in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Karpathos

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Kira Panagia Beach ©
Kira Panagia Beach
Diakoftis Beach ©
Diakoftis Beach
Bonendis Art Center ©
Bonendis Art Center

3
nights
Rethymnon, Crete

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seitan Limania Beach and Agii Apostoli Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Nicholas Church and Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera. Get out of town with these interesting Rethymnon side-trips: Chania Town (Maritime Museum of Crete, Lighthouse, &more) and Lake Kournas (in Kournas). There's more to do: admire the masterpieces at Contemporary Art Museum of Crete and take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Arkadi.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rethymnon day trip site.

Getting from Karpathos to Rethymnon by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and shuttle. In August, daytime highs in Rethymnon are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chania Town, St. Nicholas Church, Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, Lake Kournas, Seitan Limania Beach
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St. Nicholas Church ©
St. Nicholas Church
Agii Apostoli Beach ©
Agii Apostoli Beach
Lighthouse ©
Lighthouse

4
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
We've included these beaches for you: Perivolos and Vlychada Beach. Akrotiri LightHouse and Ancient Thera are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get interesting insight from Tours, see the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, and explore the activities along Amoudi Bay.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Fira travel route planning tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Rethymnon to Fira takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or fly. In August in Fira, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Ancient Thera, Perivolos, Vlychada Beach, Skaros Rock
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Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Vlychada Beach ©
Vlychada Beach

2
nights
Naxos Town, Naxos

Naxos Town ©
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take a stroll through Kastro, stop by Old Town, thenexplore the ancient world of Naos tou Apollona - Portara, and finally kick back and relax at Finikas Beach. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Akepsimas, enjoy the sand and surf at Mikri Vigla Beach, thenstroll through Plaka Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Agios Prokopios Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Naxos Town trip itinerary builder.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Naxos Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In August, daily temperatures in Naxos Town can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Paros.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mikri Vigla, Plaka Beach, Finikas Beach, Agios Prokopios Beach
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Kastro ©
Kastro
Mikri Vigla Beach ©
Mikri Vigla Beach
Plaka Beach ©
Plaka Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Souvlia Beach, thenstep off the mainland to explore Parikia Town, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Ekatondapiliani, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Agia Irini Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): look for gifts at Atelier Paros, contemplate the long history of Lefkes, and then go for a stroll along the water at Old Port of Naoussa.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Paros online travel route planner.

Getting from Naxos Town to Paros by ferry takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Milos.

Things to do in Paros

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Panagia Ekatondapiliani ©
Panagia Ekatondapiliani
Lefkes ©
Lefkes
Agia Irini Beach ©
Agia Irini Beach

2
nights
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 15th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Archaeological museum of Milos, stroll through Sarakiniko Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Tsigrado Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Firiplaka Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Sikia Beach, thenkick back and relax at Kleftiko Beach, and then stroll through Paliochori Beach.

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Traveling by flight from Paros to Milos takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Milos

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Sarakiniko Beach ©
Sarakiniko Beach
Kleftiko Beach ©
Kleftiko Beach
Tsigrado Beach ©
Tsigrado Beach

4
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.
Visit La Grotta Beach and Agios Gordios Beach for some beach relaxation. Get a sense of the local culture at Monastery of Paleokastritsa and Casa Parlante. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Corfu Town: Paralia Agios Georgios (in Agios Georgios), Paradise Beach (in Liapades) and Porto Timoni Beach (in Afionas). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Spiridon, stop by Corfu Old Town, see the interesting displays at Achilleion Museum, and make a trip to The Liston.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town trip planner.

Getting from Milos to Corfu Town by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Milos in August: highs in Corfu Town hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Monastery of Paleokastritsa, Agios Gordios Beach, Paralia Agios Georgios, Achilleion Museum, La Grotta Beach
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Casa Parlante ©
Casa Parlante
Porto Timoni Beach ©
Porto Timoni Beach
Paralia Agios Georgios ©
Paralia Agios Georgios

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