36 days in Greece Itinerary

36 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 6 nights
2
Corfu Town
— 3 nights
3
Lefkada Town
— 3 nights
4
Argostolion
— 2 nights
5
Kalamaki
— 2 nights
6
Heraklion
— 4 nights
7
Karpathos
— 2 nights
8
Rhodes Town
— 3 nights
9
Tigaki
— 2 nights
10
Kokkari
— 2 nights
11
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
12
Fira
— 3 nights

6
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Healing Thermal Springs of Edipsos, Archaeological Site Mycenae, Corinth Canal, and other attractions. Step off the beaten path and head to Temple of Athena Nike and Ancient Agora of Athens. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, make a trip to Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and take a stroll through Anafiotika.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Athens vacation maker.

Venice, Italy to Athens is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Venice to Athens due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Venice in August, expect Athens to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Corinth Canal, Delphi, Temple of Poseidon, Archaeological Site Mycenae, Lake Vouliagmeni
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 24:
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

3
nights
Corfu Town

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Issos Beach, Porto Timoni Beach, Angelokastro, and other attractions. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Corfu Old Town.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town travel route planner.

Fly from Athens to Corfu Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Corfu Town, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lefkada Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Corfu, Porto Timoni Beach, Canal D'Amour, The Governor's Olive Mill, Cape Drastis
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Corfu Old Town ©
Corfu Old Town
Porto Timoni Beach ©
Porto Timoni Beach
Vlacherna Monastery ©
Vlacherna Monastery

3
nights
Lefkada Town

Lefkada Town ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mikros Gialos, Lefkas Earth Winery and Porto Katsiki. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): stroll through Porto Katsiki, thenlearn about winemaking at Lefkas Earth Winery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mikros Gialos. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Milos Beach and then stroll through Kathisma Beach.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lefkada Town trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Corfu Town to Lefkada Town with the Route module. August in Lefkada Town sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Argostolion.

Things to do in Lefkada Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lefkada, Agios Nikitas
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Porto Katsiki ©
Porto Katsiki
Milos Beach ©
Milos Beach
Kathisma Beach ©
Kathisma Beach

2
nights
Argostolion

Argostolion ©
A modern town with a traditional character, Argostolion draws visitors with museums, gardens, squares, pedestrianized shopping streets, and a cobbled seaside promenade.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Antisamos Beach, Melissani Cave, Petani Beach, and other attractions you added. Step off the beaten path and head to Argostoli Harbour and Drapano Bridge (De Bosset). The adventure continues: enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse of Saint Theodoroi.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Argostolion trip itinerary maker.

Travel from Lefkada Town to Argostolion in 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Argostolion can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kalamaki.

Things to do in Argostolion

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sami, Assos, Petani Beach, Myrtos Beach
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Assos ©
Assos
Myrtos Beach ©
Myrtos Beach
Petani Beach ©
Petani Beach

2
nights
Kalamaki

Kalamaki ©
Home to a world-famous beach serving as a protected nesting ground for endangered loggerhead sea turtles, Kalamaki sits on the southeastern coastline of Zakynthos.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blue Caves, Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) and Gerakas Beach. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): stroll through Gerakas Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalamaki Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) and then Head underground at Blue Caves.

Start your trip to Kalamaki by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Argostolion to Kalamaki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Kalamaki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Kalamaki

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Blue Caves, Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), Gerakas Beach
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Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Old Venetian Harbor, Old Venetian Harbor, Falassarna Beach, and other attractions. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Natural History Museum of Crete and Lyrarakis Winery. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Heraklion online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Kalamaki to Heraklion in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Karpathos.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Akrotiri, The Palace of Knossos, Falassarna Beach, Old Venetian Harbor
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 7:
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Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Achata. On the 7th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Apella Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lefkos Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Achata, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Amoopi Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Karpathos travel route builder.

Fly from Heraklion to Karpathos in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In September in Karpathos, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Karpathos

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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3
nights
Rhodes Town

Rhodes Town ©
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
You've added Prasonisi Beach, Anthony Quinn Bay, Acropolis of Lindos, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Roloi Clock Tower and explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rhodes Town road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Karpathos to Rhodes Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Tigaki.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Prasonisi Beach, Monastery Tsambika, Anthony Quinn Bay, Castle of Monolithos, Acropolis of Lindos
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Mandraki Harbour ©
Mandraki Harbour
Monastery Tsambika ©
Monastery Tsambika

2
nights
Tigaki

Tigaki ©
You've now added Tigaki Beach to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Asklepion Kos, thenexplore the ancient world of Roman Odeon of Kos, thendelve into the distant past at Paleo Pili, and finally kick back and relax at Paradise Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Tigaki Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tigaki online vacation maker.

Travel from Rhodes Town to Tigaki in 4 hours. In September in Tigaki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kokkari.

Things to do in Tigaki

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kefalos, Roman Odeon of Kos, Asklepion Kos, Paleo Pili
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Asklepion Kos ©
Asklepion Kos
Roman Odeon of Kos ©
Roman Odeon of Kos

2
nights
Kokkari

Kokkari ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tsamadou Beach, Cave of Pythagoras and Livadaki Beach. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Castle of Lykourgos Logothetis, thendelve into the distant past at Heraion of Samos, and then head outdoors with Livadaki Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Lemonakia Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Pythagoras, and then kick back and relax at Tsamadou Beach.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kokkari trip maker site.

You can travel from Tigaki to Kokkari in 11 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Kokkari

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pythagorion, Cave of Pythagoras, Livadaki Beach
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Lemonakia Beach ©
Lemonakia Beach
Livadaki Beach ©
Livadaki Beach
Castle of Lykourgos Logothetis ©
Castle of Lykourgos Logothetis

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Paraportiani Church as well as Kalafatis Beach. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take a stroll through Little Venice. On the next day, take in the waterfront activity at Old Port, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and then kick back and relax at Kalafatis Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town road trip website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kokkari to Mykonos Town. In September, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Old Port ©
Old Port
Kalafatis Beach ©
Kalafatis Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice

3
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Perissa Black Sand Beach, Skaros Rock, Sunset in Oia, and other attractions you added. On the 20th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, make a trip to Three Bells of Fira, learn about winemaking at Gaia Winery, thenexplore the ancient world of Akrotiri, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, thendo a tasting at Artemis Karamolegos Winery, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Perissa Black Sand Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Fira trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Gaia Winery, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Sunset in Oia, Skaros Rock
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Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

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