21 days in Greece Itinerary

21 days in Greece Itinerary

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21 days in Greece Itinerary

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:  8​h
5
Agios Nikitas
— 3 nights
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, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, wander the streets of Plaka, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art.

To see reviews and other tourist information, use the Athens day trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In September in Athens, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up 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 of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Kythira

Kythira ©
Kythira is known for beaches, historic sites, nature, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Kythira Beach Canal, look for gifts at Sochora Boutique, stroll through Melidoni Beach, and don't miss a visit to Milopotamos.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kythira route planner.

Explore your travel options from Athens to Kythira with the Route module. 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
Mirtidia Monastery ©
Mirtidia Monastery
Milopotamos ©
Milopotamos

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 Chania Town's surroundings by going to Samaria Gorge National Park (in Sfakia), Rethymnon (Rethymnon Old Town & The Venetian Fortezza) and Lake Kournas (in Kournas). There's still lots to do: go for a stroll along the water at Old Venetian Harbor, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the masterpieces at Folklore Museum of Chania, and see the interesting displays at MINOAN'S WORLD.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Chania Town trip maker website .

Explore your travel options from Kythira to Chania Town with the Route module. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to 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
Old Venetian Harbor ©
Old Venetian Harbor

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rhodes Town: Lindos (Village of Lindos & Acropolis of Lindos). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Faliraki Beach, explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, appreciate the extensive heritage of Medieval City, and get your game on at Throne of Helios.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rhodes Town trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Chania Town to Rhodes Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. September in Rhodes Town sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Agios Nikitas.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Agios Nikitas

Agios Nikitas ©
On the 18th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Kathisma Beach, then kick back and relax at Milos Beach, and then take in the views from Wooden Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Pefkoulia Beach, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then take an in-depth tour of Folklore Museum Karia.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Agios Nikitas online road trip planner .

You can fly from Rhodes Town to Agios Nikitas in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Rhodes Town in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Agios Nikitas, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Agios Nikitas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wooden Bridge, Folklore Museum Karia, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Pefkoulia Beach
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Milos Beach ©
Milos Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Pefkoulia Beach ©
Pefkoulia 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), Arkadiko Bridge (in Mycenae) and The Great Theatre of Epidaurus (in Epidavros). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, get to know the fascinating history of Tiryns, explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, and steep yourself in history at Mystras.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Nafplio trip builder .

Traveling by car from Agios Nikitas to Nafplio takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Agios Nikitas in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Nafplio, with lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mycenae, Corinth Canal, Mystras, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
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Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus

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nights
Athens

Athens ©
On the 24th (Thu), get great views at Mount Lycabettus, wander the streets of Monastiraki, then delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, and finally delve into the distant past at Erechtheion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Athena Nike, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kapnikarea.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Athens trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Athens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in September, Athens is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

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

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