23 days in Greece Itinerary

23 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Oia, Santorini
— 3 nights
2
Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
3
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
4
Athens
— 4 nights
5
Nafplio
— 3 nights
6
Kalambaka
— 1 night
7
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 4 nights

3
nights
Oia, Santorini

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Change things up with these side-trips from Oia: Akrotiri (in Akrotiri), Ancient Thera (in Kamari) and Boutari Winery (in Megalochori). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Anastasis Church, view the masterpieces at Oria Gallery, and browse the exhibits of Oia Treasures Art Gallery.

For traveler tips and tourist information, read Oia travel itinerary planner.

Portland, USA to Oia is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 10 hours. Traveling from Portland in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Oia, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Oia

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Imerovigli, Santorini, Akrotiri, Ancient Thera, Boutari Winery
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Ancient Thera ©
Ancient Thera

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Snail Farm and Fun (in Tylissos) and Kazantzakis Museum (in Myrtia). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Heraklion itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Oia to Heraklion takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tylissos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Winery Stilianou, Kazantzakis Museum, The Palace of Knossos
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Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

3
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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Little Venice, stop by White, don't miss a visit to Kapopoulos Fine Arts, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mykonos Town trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Heraklion to Mykonos Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ornos Beach, Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, Mykonos Brewing Company
Find places to stay May 26 — 29:
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Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

4
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: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka, stop by Monastiraki, and take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Athens tour itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Athens are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

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

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.
Step out of Nafplio to go to Nemea and see Archaelogical site of Nemea, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, get to know the fascinating history of Tiryns, take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, and step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Nafplio online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Athens in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Nafplio, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Archaeological Site Mycenae, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Archaelogical site of Nemea
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The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation ©
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation

1
night
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora.

To see ratings and tourist information, go to the Kalambaka road trip app.

You can drive from Nafplio to Kalambaka in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Kalambaka sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)

4
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

Corfu Town ©
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.
Take a break from Corfu Town with a short trip to St. Spyridon First Beach in Agios Spyridonas, about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, make a trip to Spianada Square, step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace, and admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Corfu Town trip app.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Kalambaka to Corfu Town in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kalambaka in June since evenings lows in Corfu Town dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Avgi, Corfu Donkey Rescue, Horseback Riding Tours, St. Spyridon First Beach, Kaiser's Throne
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
St. Spyridon First Beach ©
St. Spyridon First Beach

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