17 days in Greece Itinerary

17 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
+2
Train + Tram + Fly:  17 h
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Kalamaki
— 2 nights
Ferry + Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Agios Nikitas
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Paleokastritsa
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  6 h 15 min
5
Fira
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Tram + Train:  18 h
End: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Panathenaic Stadium and Saints Constantine and Helen Orthodox Metropolitan Church. Get outdoors at Donkey's Land and ARCHELON Τhe Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece. Change things up with these side-trips from Athens: Panagia Faneromeni (in Vouliagmeni) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Lagonisi). It doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens and take in the spiritual surroundings of Agia Paraskevi Church.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Athens driving holiday planning site.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Athens is an approximately 17- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. In May, Athens is a bit cooler than Fort Lauderdale - with highs of 77°F and lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kalamaki.

Things to do in Athens

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Glyfada, Panagia Faneromeni, Donkey's Land, Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay May 23 — 25:
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Donkey's Land ©
Donkey's Land
Scuba & Snorkeling

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 Laganas Beach as well as Blue Caves. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Laganas Beach, relax in the rural setting at Therianos Family Farm, then kick back and relax at Porto Roxa Beach, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Caves. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Kalamaki Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ampoula Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kalamaki trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Kalamaki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Athens in May since evenings lows in Kalamaki dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Agios Nikitas.

Things to do in Kalamaki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ampoula Beach, Laganas Beach, Therianos Family Farm, Blue Caves, Porto Roxa Beach
Find places to stay May 25 — 27:
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Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach
Laganas Beach ©
Laganas Beach
Porto Roxa Beach ©
Porto Roxa Beach

3
nights
Agios Nikitas

Agios Nikitas ©
Agios Nikitas is a village on the island of Lefkada, Greece, part of the municipal unit of Lefkada . You've now added Activity Holidays Greece to your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Kathisma Beach and Ionian Blue Yachting. Step off the beaten path and head to Milos Beach and Folklore Museum Karia. Change things up with these side-trips from Agios Nikitas: Nydri Waterfalls (in Nidri) and Monument of Zalongo (in Kamarina). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Avali Beach, snap pictures at Wooden Bridge, and steep yourself in history at Castle of Agia Maura.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Agios Nikitas online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Kalamaki to Agios Nikitas by combination of ferry and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Paleokastritsa.

Things to do in Agios Nikitas

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lefkada, Lefkada Town, Nydri Waterfalls, Folklore Museum Karia, Monument of Zalongo
Find places to stay May 27 — 30:
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Kathisma Beach ©
Kathisma Beach
Milos Beach ©
Milos Beach
Nydri Waterfalls ©
Nydri Waterfalls

2
nights
Paleokastritsa

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.
On the 31st (Fri), kick back and relax at Limni Beach, do a tasting at Theotoky Estate, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Kaiser's Throne. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Petros Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Paleokastritsa trip itinerary app.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Agios Nikitas to Paleokastritsa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May in Paleokastritsa, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Paleokastritsa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Theotoky Estate, Kaiser's Throne
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Kaiser's Throne ©
Kaiser's Throne
Theotoky Estate ©
Theotoky Estate

4
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Take a break from the city and head to Amoudi Bay and Helicopter Tours. Visit Vlychada Beach and Red Beach for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Venetsanos Winery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, gain a rich perspective with Santorini Sail Cruises, and delve into the distant past at Akrotiri.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira route website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Paleokastritsa to Fira in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Vlychada Beach, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Venetsanos Winery
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 6:
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Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Vlychada Beach ©
Vlychada Beach
Venetsanos Winery ©
Venetsanos Winery

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