40 days in Greek Isles, Paros & Ios Itinerary

40 days in Greek Isles, Paros & Ios Itinerary

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Vasilikos
— 2 nights
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Zakynthos Town
— 3 nights
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Patmos
— 2 nights
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Kardamena
— 3 nights
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Rhodes Town
— 3 nights
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Kolimbia
— 3 nights
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Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
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Paros
— 3 nights
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Naxos Town
— 2 nights
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Ios
— 2 nights
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Vlychada
— 2 nights
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Oia
— 2 nights
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Agios Nikolaos
— 2 nights
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Chania Town
— 2 nights
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Skiathos
— 2 nights
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
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Agios Ioannis, Corfu
— 2 nights

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Vasilikos

Vasilikos ©
Home to just a few hundred year-round residents, Vasilikos draws thousands of daily visitors with its beaches and restaurants during peak tourist season.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Porto Roma Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Nicholas Church, and then kick back and relax at Banana Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Plaka Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vasilikos Beach, and then go deep with Yellow Submarine Zante.

Find out how to plan Vasilikos trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

London, UK to Vasilikos is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from London in July, things will get a bit warmer in Vasilikos: highs are around 38°C and lows about 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Zakynthos Town.

Things to do in Vasilikos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 7:
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Banana Beach ©
Banana Beach

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Zakynthos Town

Zakynthos Town ©
The commercial center of the eponymous island, Zakynthos Town bustles with the energy as excited tourists and residents go about their daily business.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): tee off at World Tour Mini Golf, pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Dionisios Church, and then get interesting insight from Zakynthos Sailing. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Grampsas Winery, trot along with Laganas Horse Riding Center, then learn about winemaking at Solomos Wines, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zakynthos Metropolis Church.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Zakynthos Town trip planner.

Zakynthos Town is very close to Vasilikos. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Patmos.

Things to do in Zakynthos Town

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
World Tour Mini Golf ©
World Tour Mini Golf
Laganas Horse Riding Center ©
Laganas Horse Riding Center
Zakynthos Metropolis Church ©
Zakynthos Metropolis Church

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Patmos

Patmos ©
Attracting religious pilgrims and wealthy jet set alike, Patmos is an island of contrasts.
On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Nektar, kick back and relax at Agrio Livadi Beach, and then stroll through Kampos Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Patmos travel route builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zakynthos Town to Patmos. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Patmos when traveling from Zakynthos Town in July, with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kardamena.

Things to do in Patmos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 12:
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Monastery of Saint John the Theologian ©
Monastery of Saint John the Theologian
Kampos Beach ©
Kampos Beach
Koukoumavla ©
Koukoumavla

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Kardamena

Kardamena ©
Kardámaina or Kardámena, is a small Greek town 7 km from Kos Island International Airport at Antimacheia, situated mid-way along the south coast of the island of Kos. On the 13th (Wed), kick back and relax at Xerokambos (Exotic Beach), then kick back and relax at Agios Stefanos Beach, then don't miss a visit to The Basilica of Agios Stefanos, and finally do a tasting at Volcania Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: see some colorful creatures with Arian Diving Centre, kick back and relax at Kardamena Beach, then learn about winemaking at Hatziemmanouil, and finally go for a charming ride with Erika's Horse Farm.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kardamena driving holiday app.

Traveling by journey from Patmos to Kardamena takes 6 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kardamena are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Kardamena

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Arian Diving Centre ©
Arian Diving Centre
Erika's Horse Farm ©
Erika's Horse Farm
Hatziemmanouil ©
Hatziemmanouil

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes and The Church of the Annunciation. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kahal Shalom Synagogue and Church of Our Lady of Victory ''Santa Maria''. There's still lots to do: fly like a bird with Gabriel's Watersports, pause for some serene contemplation at Ieros Naos Evaggelismoy ths Theotokoy, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort of St. Nicholas.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rhodes Town trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Kardamena to Rhodes Town in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kolimbia.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Gabriel's Watersports ©
Gabriel's Watersports
Kahal Shalom Synagogue
Kahal Shalom Synagogue

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Kolimbia

Kolimbia ©
Best known for its award-winning beach, over the last few decades Kolimbia has managed to turn itself into a modern resort without losing its small-town look and feel.
Get in touch with nature at Afandou Beach and Ladiko Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ancient Kamiros and Fish Spa. Change things up with these side-trips from Kolimbia: Ebonas Winecellar (in Embonas) and Kounaki Wines (in Ebonas). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Kritinia Castle, contemplate the long history of Campochiaro, take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Nikolaos Fountoukli, and fly like a bird with Tsambikos Watersports.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kolimbia travel tool.

Kolimbia is very close to Rhodes Town. In July, daytime highs in Kolimbia are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Kolimbia

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Ladiko Beach ©
Ladiko Beach
Ancient Kamiros ©
Ancient Kamiros
Tsambikos Watersports ©
Tsambikos Watersports

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Mykonos Town

Mykonos Town ©

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.
To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mykonos Town route planner.

Traveling by flight from Kolimbia to Mykonos Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for the ferry ride to Paros.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Ornos Beach ©
Ornos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach

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Paros

Paros ©

Poor Man's Mykonos

Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
Get some historical perspective at Parikia Town and Panagia Ekatondapiliani. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Faragas Beach and Kalogeros Beach. There's much more to do: stroll through Chrisis Aktis Beach, discover the deep blue sea with Cycladic Diving, kick back and relax at Piso Aliki Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Agios Antonios.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Paros online itinerary planner.

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Paros in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Paros

Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Chrisis Aktis Beach ©
Chrisis Aktis Beach
Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town
Panagia Ekatondapiliani ©
Panagia Ekatondapiliani

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Naxos Town

Naxos Town ©
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
On the 26th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Naos tou Apollona - Portara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): wander the streets of Old Town, examine the collection at Eggares Olive Press Museum, examine the collection at Distillery M. G. Vallindras Eirini Frangoudaki, then browse the exhibits of Fish & Olive, and finally stop by Naxia Gi.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Naxos Town attractions planner.

Ride a ferry from Paros to Naxos Town in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Naxos Town are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Ios.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Eggares Olive Press Museum ©
Eggares Olive Press Museum
Panagia Drossiani Church ©
Panagia Drossiani Church
Temple of Demeter ©
Temple of Demeter

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Ios

Ios ©
Halfway between Naxos and Santorini lies tiny Ios, famous worldwide as one of the Aegean's liveliest nightlife hubs.
On the 29th (Fri), stroll through Kolitsani Beach, kick back and relax at Mylopotas Beach, and then add some adventure to your tour with Mylopotas Watersport. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of The Zoodohos Pigi monastery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Papa Beach, and then step into the grandiose world of Paleokastro.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ios itinerary planner.

Getting from Naxos Town to Ios by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Ios can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Vlychada.

Things to do in Ios

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Mylopotas Beach ©
Mylopotas Beach
Kolitsani Beach ©
Kolitsani Beach
The Zoodohos Pigi monastery ©
The Zoodohos Pigi monastery

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Vlychada

Vlychada ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): examine the collection at Tomato Industrial Museum, D.Nomikos, then trot along with Efippos Horse Farm, then step into the grandiose world of Castelli of Emporio, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Perivolos. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Windmills of Emporio, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kambia Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Vlychada Beach, and finally get a new perspective on things with Grace Cruises.

Plan my trip to Vlychada with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can travel from Ios to Vlychada in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Vlychada are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Oia.

Things to do in Vlychada

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:
Highlights from your plan
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Vlychada Beach ©
Vlychada Beach
Castelli of Emporio ©
Castelli of Emporio

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Oia

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, get a new perspective on things with Renieris Santorini Sailing Center, then get a tailor-made plan with Santorini Photo Tours, and finally learn about winemaking at Gaia Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Georgios Church, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, then browse the exhibits of Mnemossyne Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Oria Gallery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Oia vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Vlychada to Oia takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Oia can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Agios Nikolaos.

Things to do in Oia

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani ©
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani
Spas

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Agios Nikolaos

A tour of Agios Nikolaos leads visitors through charming neighborhoods with white washed houses, squares with taverns, steep pedestrian streets, and sea as a backdrop, ideal for exploration on foot.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): kick back and relax at Municipal Beach Kitroplatia, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Virgin Mary, then explore the fascinating underground world of Milatos Cave, and finally take a pleasant ride with Fourni Horses. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): kick back and relax at Ammoudi Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at Aelia Healing Center.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Agios Nikolaos trip itinerary planning app.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Oia to Agios Nikolaos in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus; or fly. Traveling from Oia in August, expect little chillier with lows of 24°C in Agios Nikolaos. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Chania Town.

Things to do in Agios Nikolaos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Milatos Cave ©
Milatos Cave
Fourni Horses ©
Fourni Horses

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Greek National Football Museum, stroll the grounds of Venizelos Graves, enjoy the sand and surf at Kalathas Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), and finally stroll the grounds of Souda Bay War Cemetery. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Eisodion tis Theotokou, then stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery, then sample some tasty brews at Cretan Brewery S.A., and finally race across the water with SeaStar Chania Boat Tours.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Chania Town online holiday planner.

Drive from Agios Nikolaos to Chania Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Chania Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Skiathos.

Things to do in Chania Town

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Greek National Football Museum ©
Greek National Football Museum
Souda Bay War Cemetery ©
Souda Bay War Cemetery
German War Cemetery ©
German War Cemetery

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Skiathos

Skiathos ©

Greek St. Maarten

Boasting some of Greece's finest beaches, Skiathos swells with vacationers from colder European countries at the height of the tourist season.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): stroll through Megali Ammos Beach, see some colorful creatures with Sail the Day - Skiathos Sailing Trips, and then stroll through Bourtzi Beach.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Skiathos itinerary maker.

Fly from Chania Town to Skiathos in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Skiathos can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Skiathos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Bourtzi Beach ©
Bourtzi Beach
Megali Ammos Beach ©
Megali Ammos Beach
The Blue House Art Gallery ©
The Blue House Art Gallery

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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.
On the 9th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Casa Parlante, admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor, then contemplate the long history of Spilia's Gate, and finally stop by Corfu Old Town.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Corfu Town trip planner.

Fly from Skiathos to Corfu Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. While traveling from Skiathos, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Corfu Town, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Agios Ioannis.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Casa Parlante ©
Casa Parlante
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Marathias Beach
Marathias Beach

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Agios Ioannis, Corfu

Agios Ioannis ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): stroll through Beach Kontogialos, then take a memorable tour with Corfu Paragliding Tandem Flights, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kaiser's Throne, and finally do a tasting at Theotoky Estate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ermones Beach and then kick back and relax at Paralia Glifadas.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Agios Ioannis road trip planning site.

Agios Ioannis is just a short distance from Corfu Town. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Agios Ioannis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Kaiser's Throne ©
Kaiser's Throne
Paralia Glifadas ©
Paralia Glifadas
Corfu Paragliding Tandem Flights ©
Corfu Paragliding Tandem Flights

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