16 days in Greece Itinerary

16 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Miami, Florida
Fly + Subway:  16 h 30 min
1
Athens
— 2 nights
+2
Subway + Fly + Taxi:  2 h 30 min
2
Naxos
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Ferry + Taxi:  2 h 30 min
4
Rethymnon, Crete
— 2 nights
+2
Shuttle + Fly + Bus:  6 h 15 min
5
Lindos, Rhodes
— 1 night
+3
Bus + Fly + Foot + Bus:  8 h 45 min
6
Paleokastritsa, Corfu
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Miami, Florida

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take a stroll through Ermou Street, then identify plant and animal life at Donkey's Land, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the lush surroundings at Dasoktima Tatoiou.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens driving holiday planner.

Miami, USA to Athens is an approximately 16.5- hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Miami in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Athens, with lows around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Naxos.

Things to do in Athens

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Donkey's Land, Dasoktima Tatoiou
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Donkey's Land ©
Donkey's Land
Ermou Street ©
Ermou Street

1
night
Naxos

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
On the 4th (Thu), stroll through Agios Prokopios Beach, see the interesting displays at Eggares Olive Press Museum, then explore the ancient world of Portara, then stop by Ta Axotica Gift Shop, and finally stop by Old Town. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Pyrgaki, then kick back and relax at Maragas Beach, and then delve into the distant past at Ancient Sanctuary at Flerio Water Spring.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Naxos planner.

Traveling by combination of subway, flight, and taxi from Athens to Naxos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Fira.

Things to do in Naxos

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Portara ©
Portara
Old Town ©
Old Town
Maragas Beach ©
Maragas Beach

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Red Beach and Perissa Black Sand Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Akrotiri and Venetsanos Winery. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, do a tasting at Domaine Sigalas, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and don't miss a visit to Megalochori - Traditional Village.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Fira journey maker website.

You can drive from Naxos to Fira in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trips

Perissa, Akrotiri, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Domaine Sigalas, Megalochori - Traditional Village
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Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Venetsanos Winery ©
Venetsanos Winery

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Panagia Chalevi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Arkadi, look for gifts at Athos Workshop, then look for all kinds of wild species at Reptisland, and finally stop by Rethymnon Old Town. On the next day, steep yourself in history at The Venetian Fortezza, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then take in the awesome beauty at Gorge of Mili.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rethymnon trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Fira to Rethymnon by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Outdoors Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Athos Workshop, Gorge of Mili, Reptisland
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Monastery of Arkadi ©
Monastery of Arkadi
Reptisland ©
Reptisland
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
On the 11th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Village of Lindos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): kick back and relax at Lindos Beach, steep yourself in history at The Church of the Panagia, then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Pavlos Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lindos trip itinerary builder app.

Do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Rethymnon to Lindos in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Lindos can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Paleokastritsa.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
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Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach
The Church of the Panagia ©
The Church of the Panagia

2
nights
Paleokastritsa, Corfu

Paleokastritsa ©
Heartily dedicated to tourism, Corfu's popular resort town of Paleokastritsa lures vacationers with lavish hotels and beaches surrounded by a hilly countryside of olive groves and fragrant fruit orchards.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): examine the collection at Achilleion Museum, explore the striking landscape at Kaiser's Throne, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Limni Beach. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Corfu Donkey Rescue, examine the collection at Casa Parlante, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Spiridon, and finally explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Paleokastritsa online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Paleokastritsa takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Lindos in June, plan for little chillier nights in Paleokastritsa, with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paleokastritsa

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Corfu Town, Achilleion Museum, Kaiser's Throne
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Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum
Corfu Donkey Rescue ©
Corfu Donkey Rescue
Kaiser's Throne ©
Kaiser's Throne

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