22 days in Greece Itinerary

22 days in Greece Itinerary

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Athens
— 7 nights
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Delphi
— 2 nights
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Nafplio
— 3 nights
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Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
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Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights

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Athens

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 Acropolis Museum. Get outdoors at Mount Lycabettus and Seahorse Dive Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Lykos Winery (in Malakonta), Alykes Beach (in Drosia) and Kavouri Beach (in Vouliagmeni). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Anafiotika, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Hephaestus, and don't miss a visit to Erechtheion.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens online 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 somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in May: high temperatures in Athens hover around 77°F and lows are around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Athens

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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
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Delphi

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

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Delphi
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Hani of Gravia ©
Hani of Gravia

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nauplion Promenade and Domaine Bairaktaris. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Archaeological Site Mycenae and Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation. When in Nafplio, make a side trip to see Ktima Palivou in Nemea, approximately Nemea away. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at War Museum of Nafplio, contemplate the long history of Church of Agios Spyridonas, admire the masterpieces at Nafplio National Gallery, and appreciate the history behind Kolokotroni Statue.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Nafplio journey planning website.

Traveling by car from Delphi to Nafplio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Delphi in May since evenings lows in Nafplio dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Nafplio

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

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Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation ©
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Ammoudara Beach and Psaromoura Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Winery Stilianou and Lyrarakis Winery. Change things up with a short trip to Kazantzakis Museum in Myrtia (about 32 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, do a tasting at Domaine Paterianakis, work off some steam at Thalasso by Aegeo Spas, and discover the deep blue sea with Diver's Club Crete.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Heraklion tour itinerary builder website.

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

Things to do in Heraklion

Outdoors · Wineries · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
Lyrarakis Winery ©
Lyrarakis Winery

3
nights
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 Gaia Winery. Step out of Fira to go to Akrotiri and see La Ponta, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Venetsanos Winery, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, 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 · Spas

Side Trips

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Spas
Santorini Sailing ©
Santorini Sailing
Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery

3
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Platis Gialos Beach and Paradise Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Windmills (Kato Milli) and Ftelia Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ornos Beach, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mykonos Brewing Company, look for gifts at 100% Mykonos, and take a tour by water with Mykonos Diving Center.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town road trip planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. June in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Agios Sostis Beach ©
Agios Sostis Beach
Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach

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