20 days in Greece & Amsterdam Itinerary

20 days in Greece & Amsterdam Itinerary

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20 days in Greece & Amsterdam Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Canada
Fly:  14​h
1
Athens, Greece
— 8 nights
2
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Ferry:  4​h 30​min
3
Ios, Greece
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Fira, Greece
— Few hours
Fly:  8​h 15​min
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Montreal, Canada

8
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Change things up with these side-trips from Athens: Attica Zoological Park (in Spata), Astir Beach (in Vouliagmeni) and Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio). Spend the 30th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art, find something for the whole family at Allou! Fun Park, take in the exciting artwork at Technopolis, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kapnikarea.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary maker.

Montreal, Canada to Athens is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Montreal to Athens. Traveling from Montreal in June, expect Athens to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Athens

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Astir Beach, Attica Zoological Park, Temple of Poseidon, Flisvos Marina
Highlights from your plan
Voula Beach ©
Voula Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Museum of Cycladic Art ©
Museum of Cycladic Art

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
On the 2nd (Sun), explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, then see the interesting displays at Acropolis Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens itinerary maker.

Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Ios.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Temple of Olympian Zeus ©
Temple of Olympian Zeus

3
nights
Ios, Greece

Ios ©
Halfway between Naxos and Santorini lies tiny Ios, famous worldwide as one of the Aegean's liveliest nightlife hubs.
Ios is known for beaches, nightlife, adventure, sightseeing, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Manganari Beach, don't miss a visit to Papa Beach, stroll through Ag. Theodoti Beach, and examine the collection at Chora Museum, Ios.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Ios trip itinerary builder.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Athens to Ios in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. When traveling from Athens in July, plan for slightly colder days in Ios, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Ios

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Manganari Beach ©
Manganari Beach
Mylopotas Beach ©
Mylopotas Beach
La Tomba di Omero
La Tomba di Omero

few
hours
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Fira sightseeing planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ios to Fira in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Fira are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ekklisia Panagia Platsani
Highlights from your plan
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani ©
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, sightseeing, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, wander the streets of Red Light District, and stroll through Vondelpark.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam tour planner.

Getting from Fira to Amsterdam by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. In July, Amsterdam is little chillier than Fira - with highs of 25°C and lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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