19 days in Greece Itinerary

19 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 4 nights
2
Nafplio
— 3 nights
3
Elafonisos
— 2 nights
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
5
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 5 nights

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Acropolis Museum and Benaki Museum. Acropolis of Athens and National Archaeological Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Plaka, explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and stop by Monastiraki.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Athens route planner.

Toronto, Canada to Athens is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Athens, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in March, things will get much warmer in Athens: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

3
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Archaeological Site Mycenae and Nauplion Promenade. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fortress Palamidi and The Great Theatre of Epidaurus. Take a break from Nafplio with a short trip to Astros Beach in Paralio Astros, about 44 minutes away. There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Luke Archibishop.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nafplio road trip planning app.

You can drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Athens in March; daily highs in Nafplio reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Elafonisos.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Astros Beach, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi

2
nights
Elafonisos

Elafonisos ©
Elafonisos is a small Greek island between the Peloponnese and Kythira. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): kick back and relax at Megali Paralia and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pounta Beach. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lefki Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Elafonisos day trip app.

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Elafonisos takes 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Elafonisos

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Pounta Beach ©
Pounta Beach
Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία ©
Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία
Megali Paralia ©
Megali Paralia

2
nights
Heraklion, Crete

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Heraklion Archaeological Museum and Church of Saint Titus. Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete and The Natural History Museum of Crete will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Heraklion with an excursion to Matala beach in Matala--about 1h 20 min away. There's more to do: explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos and learn about winemaking at Douloufakis Winery.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Heraklion trip builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Elafonisos to Heraklion. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Matala beach, The Palace of Knossos
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete

5
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Paradise Beach and Elia Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Little Venice and Archaeological Site of Delos. Step out of Mykonos Town with an excursion to Old Town in Naxos Town--about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach, stop by Triciclo Art Shop Mykonos, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, and don't miss a visit to Kapopoulos Fine Arts.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mykonos Town vacation planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Heraklion to Mykonos Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In March in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Old Town, Archaeological Site of Delos, Paradise Beach, Elia Beach, Platis Gialos Beach
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Paraportiani Church ©
Paraportiani Church
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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