31 days in Greece Itinerary

31 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Chania Town
— 3 nights
2
Faliraki
— 3 nights
3
Heraklion
— 4 nights
4
Oia
— 5 nights
5
Milos
— 3 nights
6
Mykonos Town
— 5 nights
7
Athens
— 5 nights

3
nights
Chania Town

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chania Town: Samaria Gorge National Park (in Sfakia), Elafonissi Beach (in Elafonissi) and Rethymnon Old Town (in Rethymnon). There's much more to do: take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor, explore the different monuments and memorials at Souda Bay War Cemetery, make a trip to Lighthouse, and see the interesting displays at Greek National Football Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Chania Town trip itinerary planner.

Newark, USA to Chania Town is an approximately 16-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Chania Town is 7 hours. In August in Chania Town, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Faliraki.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Souda, Samaria Gorge National Park, Elafonissi Beach, Rethymnon Old Town, Aqua Creta Limnoupolis
Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 1:
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Greek National Football Museum ©
Greek National Football Museum
Elafonissi Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Old Venetian Harbor ©
Old Venetian Harbor

3
nights
Faliraki

Faliraki ©
Famed for its sandy beaches, Faliraki serves as a major destination on the island of Rhodes.
Venture out of the city with trips to Valley of the Butterflies (in Petaloudes), Lindos (Village of Lindos, Lindos Beach, &more) and Agathi Beach (in Haraki). On the 4th (Wed), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Faliraki Beach. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Ancient Kamiros, enjoy the sand and surf at Tsambika Beach, and have fun and explore at Rodos Nature - Folklore Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Faliraki trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Chania Town to Faliraki takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. In September in Faliraki, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Faliraki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lindos, Valley of the Butterflies, Rodos Nature - Folklore Museum, Tsambika Beach, Agathi Beach
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 5:
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Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Faliraki Beach ©
Faliraki Beach
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos

4
nights
Heraklion

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kazantzakis Museum (in Myrtia), Archeologikos Choros Tilissos (in Tylissos) and Reptisland (in Melidoni). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Heraklion trip planner.

You can fly from Faliraki to Heraklion in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Oia.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Mionoan Manor Nirou Khani, The Palace of Knossos, Winery Stilianou, Kazantzakis Museum, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 9:
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Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

5
nights
Oia

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kamari (Ancient Thera & Kamari Beach), Boutari Winery (in Megalochori) and Akrotiri (Akrotiri, Red Beach, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, learn about winemaking at Santo Winery, take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Oia trip itinerary builder tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Heraklion to Oia in 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Oia are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Milos.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Fira, Imerovigli, Akrotiri, Kamari, Boutari Winery
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

3
nights
Milos

Milos ©
The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
On the 16th (Mon), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Pollonia Beach. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Kleftiko Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalogries Beach, and stop by Vanilla.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Milos day trip tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Oia to Milos takes 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Milos can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Milos

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Kleftiko Beach ©
Kleftiko Beach
Sarakiniko Beach ©
Sarakiniko Beach
Sikia Beach ©
Sikia Beach

5
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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Little Venice, kick back and relax at Kalo Livadi Beach, stroll through Paradise Beach, and learn about winemaking at Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Milos to Mykonos Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos, Panormos Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Kalo Livadi Beach, Paradise Beach
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 22:
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

5
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: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Athens day trip tool.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 27:
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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