22 days in Greece Itinerary

22 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fly
1
Athens
— 7 nights
Drive
2
Delphi
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Nafplio
— 3 nights
Bus to Athens, Fly to Heraklion
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
Ferry
5
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Ferry
6
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Fly

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Athens

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Acropolis of Athens and Anafiotika. Get outdoors at Mount Lycabettus and Alykes Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Kavouri Beach (in Vouliagmeni), Seahorse Dive Center (in Vari) and Lykos Winery (in Malakonta). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Philopappos Hill, take a stroll through Plaka, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Athens trip planner.

New York City, USA to Athens is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in May: high temperatures in Athens hover around 77°F and lows are around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 21 — 28:

2
nights
Delphi

Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Delphi, take in the history at Hani of Gravia, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Itea Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): glide through the air with Paragliding Fun, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tholos, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo In Delphi, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou.

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

Traveling by car from Athens to Delphi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Delphi when traveling from Athens in May, with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 28 — 30:

3
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nauplion Promenade and Nafplio National Gallery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Archaeological Site Mycenae and Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation. Get out of town with these interesting Nafplio side-trips: Nemea (Ktima Bairaktaris & Ktima Palivou). And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at War Museum of Nafplio, pause for some photo ops at Kolokotroni Statue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Panaghia, and contemplate the long history of Church of Agios Spyridonas.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Nafplio planning site.

Getting from Delphi to Nafplio by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Delphi in May, Nafplio is slightly colder at night with lows of 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Nafplio

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 2:

3
nights
Heraklion, Crete

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Ammoudara Beach and Diver's Club Crete. Get a sense of the local culture at Winery Stilianou and Douloufakis Winery. Venture out of the city with trips to Psaromoura Beach (in Agia Pelagia) and Kazantzakis Museum (in Myrtia). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, do a tasting at Domaine Paterianakis, and boost your wellbeing at Thalasso by Aegeo Spas.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Nafplio to Heraklion takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, train, and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Nafplio in June since evenings lows in Heraklion dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Outdoors · Wineries · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 2 — 5:

3
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Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Santo Winery and MATI Art Gallery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Santorini Sailing and Venetsanos Winery. Step out of Fira to go to Akrotiri and see La Ponta, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, do a tasting at Gaia Winery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, and pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Fira online day trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Wineries · Museums · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 5 — 8:

3
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Platis Gialos Beach and Agios Sostis Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Windmills (Kato Milli) and Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Ornos Beach, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mykonos Brewing Company, stop by 100% Mykonos, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Mykonos Town trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Fira to Mykonos Town by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. In June in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 8 — 11:

Greece travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
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.