21 days in Greece Itinerary

21 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Athens
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Kythira
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
3
Chania Town
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Rhodes Town
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  8 h
5
Agios Nikitas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
6
Nafplio
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Athens
— 2 nights
End: Athens

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, take a stroll through Plaka, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Athens trip builder tool.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kythira.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Kythira

Kythira ©
Kythira is known for beaches, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Milopotamos, enjoy the sand and surf at Melidoni Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chalkos Beach, and Head underground at Cave of Agia Sofia.

To find reviews and more tourist information, use the Kythira vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Athens to Kythira. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Kythira

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Kythira Beach Canal ©
Kythira Beach Canal
Milopotamos ©
Milopotamos
Melidoni Beach ©
Melidoni Beach

3
nights
Chania Town

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chania Town: Samaria Gorge National Park (in Sfakia), Rethymnon (Rethymnon Old Town & The Venetian Fortezza) and Lake Kournas (in Kournas). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Old Venetian Harbor, brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Crete, step into the grandiose world of Firkas Fortress, and get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Chania.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Chania Town trip itinerary tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kythira to Chania Town. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Rethymnon, German War Cemetery, Samaria Gorge National Park, Lake Kournas
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Greek National Football Museum ©
Greek National Football Museum
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town
Samaria Gorge National Park ©
Samaria Gorge National Park

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rhodes Town: Lindos (Village of Lindos & Acropolis of Lindos). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Faliraki Beach, make a trip to Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, appreciate the extensive heritage of Medieval City, and have some family-friendly fun at Throne of Helios.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rhodes Town trip maker site.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Chania Town to Rhodes Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Rhodes Town can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Agios Nikitas.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lindos, Faliraki Beach
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Faliraki Beach ©
Faliraki Beach
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos

3
nights
Agios Nikitas

Agios Nikitas ©
Agios Nikitas is a village on the island of Lefkada, Greece, part of the municipal unit of Lefkada . On the 18th (Fri), kick back and relax at Kathisma Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Milos Beach, and then take in the views from Wooden Bridge. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Pefkoulia Beach, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then get engrossed in the history at Folklore Museum Karia.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Agios Nikitas online journey planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Rhodes Town to Agios Nikitas takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Rhodes Town in September, plan for little chillier nights in Agios Nikitas, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Agios Nikitas

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Folklore Museum Karia, Pefkoulia Beach, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Wooden Bridge
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Milos Beach ©
Milos Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Kathisma Beach ©
Kathisma Beach

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Corinth Canal (in Corinth) and Mystras (in Sparta). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Nauplion, get to know the fascinating history of Nauplion Promenade, and explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Nafplio trip maker.

You can drive from Agios Nikitas to Nafplio in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Agios Nikitas in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Nafplio, with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Mycenae, Corinth Canal, Mystras, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:
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Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
On the 24th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, then take a stroll through Monastiraki, then steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens, and finally pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at National Garden, delve into the distant past at Temple of Athena Nike, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Hephaestus, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kapnikarea.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens trip maker app.

Drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in September, Athens is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Ancient Agora of Athens ©
Ancient Agora of Athens
Mount Lycabettus ©
Mount Lycabettus
Monastiraki ©
Monastiraki

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