20 days in Greece Itinerary

20 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fly
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 1 night
Ferry to Sarandë, Drive to Kalambaka
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Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive
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Thessaloniki
— 1 night
Fly
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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Fly
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Athens
— 4 nights
Drive
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Olympia
— 1 night
Drive
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Svoronata, Kefalonia
— 2 nights
Drive to Kefallinia Airport, Fly to Amsterdam

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Corfu Town, Corfu

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): surround yourself with nature on Madalena Boat Trips and then deepen your knowledge of military history at Old Fortress Corfu. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Mezzo Mezzo, steep yourself in history at Corfu Museum of Asian Art, then step into the grandiose world of New Fortress, and finally don't miss a visit to Spianada Square.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town trip itinerary app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Corfu Town is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Corfu Town. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in July; daily highs in Corfu Town reach 38°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 2:

Kalambaka

— 1 night
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada).

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Kalambaka trip planner.

Getting from Corfu Town to Kalambaka by combination of ferry and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Corfu Town in July, Kalambaka is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 3:

Thessaloniki

— 1 night

Mother of Israel

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
On the 4th (Tue), make a trip to Aristotelous Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hagios Demetrios, then appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius, then don't miss a visit to White Tower of Thessaloniki, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Thessaloniki trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Thessaloniki sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Heraklion.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 4:

Heraklion, Crete

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, then get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, then relax and rejuvenate at Aegeo Spas, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at CRETAquarium. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then stop by Nerium Oleander, then get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Heraklion trip planning site.

You can fly from Thessaloniki to Heraklion in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Thessaloniki in July, expect nights in Heraklion to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Parks

Side Trips

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Fira, Santorini

— 4 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, museums, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and kick back and relax at Kamari Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Fira road trip planning site.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2.5 hours. In July in Fira, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 10:

Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 3 nights

Chora Mykonos

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, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: visit Little Venice, discover the deep blue sea with GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort, tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Sostis Beach, and don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town vacation maker.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:

Athens

— 4 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka, visit Monastiraki, and admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

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You can fly from Mykonos Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. When traveling from Mykonos Town in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Athens, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 17:

Olympia

— 1 night
Inhabited since prehistoric times, Olympia remains best known as the site of the original Olympic Games, held there for the first time in 776 BCE. Inscribed on the World Heritage List, the remains of Olympia's sanctuary allow visitors to admire the timeless mastery of ancient Greek builders.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): experience rural life at Klio's Honey Farm, learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery, and then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Olympia.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Olympia trip planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Olympia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Olympia when traveling from Athens in July, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Svoronata.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums · Wineries
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 18:

Svoronata, Kefalonia

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Agios Andreas, awaken your taste buds at Kefalonia Wine Tour, and then relax in the rural setting at Dias Beekeeping. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): see what you can catch with Fishing Tourism Kefalonia Dimitrios-Efthimia.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Svoronata trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Olympia to Svoronata in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Svoronata

Tours · Outdoors · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 20:

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.