19 days in Greece Itinerary

19 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece journey planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Ferry
3
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Ferry
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Shuttle
5
Chania Town, Crete
— 1 night
+2
Drive to Chania International Airport, Fly to Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport, Drive to Gouvia
6
Gouvia, Corfu
— 2 nights
+2
Drive to Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport, Fly to Aktion National Airport, Drive to Kalambaka
7
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Bus to Preveza, Fly to Skala
8
Skala, Kefalonia
— 2 nights
+2
Drive to Pesáda, Ferry to Zakynthos, Drive to Vasilikos
9
Vasilikos, Zakynthos
— 2 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17

Athens — 2 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Akrokorinthos and Brauron Archaeological Site. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Church of Kapnikarea and Temple of Apollo. Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Archaeological Museum of Corinth (in Corinth), Saints Constantine and Helen Orthodox Metropolitan Church (in Glyfada) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Lagonisi). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, steep yourself in history at Stoa of Attalos, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kessarianí Monastery (Moni Kessarianis).

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Athens trip planner.

Curitiba, Brazil to Athens is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Curitiba in August: high temperatures in Athens hover around 39°C and lows are around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to fly to Mykonos Town.
more
Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife
Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Mykonos — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Nikolakis Church, take in the waterfront activity at Old Port, then do a tasting at Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Panayia Tourliani. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): look for gifts at Mytho, enjoy the sand and surf at Kapari Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint George, and finally enjoy the sea views from Armenistis Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mykonos Town journey site.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. Traveling from Athens in September, you will find days in Mykonos Town are little chillier (30°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.
more
Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Side Trips

Fira, Santorini — 3 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos and Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord. Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist and Ekklisia Panagia Platsani. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Venetsanos Winery, admire the masterpieces at MATI Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Cultural Village, and look for gifts at Eponymo.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Fira trip itinerary planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September in Fira, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Heraklion.
more
Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Shopping
Side Trips

Heraklion, Crete — 2 nights

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.
On the 7th (Wed), examine the collection at Thirathen Museum of Musical Instruments, then learn about winemaking at Douloufakis Winery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Moni Palianis, and finally relax in the rural setting at Snail Farm and Fun. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Irida Family Workshop, admire the masterpieces at Kazantzakis Museum, do a tasting at Domaine Paterianakis, learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou, then get engrossed in the history at Kotsanas Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Church and the Museum of St. Aikaterini.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Heraklion road trip app.

Ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. In September in Heraklion, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can catch the shuttle to Chania Town.
more
Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Side Trips

Chania Town, Crete — 1 night

The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Assumption, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Etz Hayyim Synagogue, then see the interesting displays at Museum-Residence of Eleftherios Venizelos, and finally view the masterpieces at Omen Art Gallery-Art Shop.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Chania Town trip planner.

Getting from Heraklion to Chania Town by shuttle takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Gouvia.
more
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Gouvia, Corfu — 2 nights

On the 10th (Sat), examine the collection at Serbian Museum of Corfu, look for gifts at Patounis Soap Factory, then examine the collection at Music Museum , and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Asian Spa Ayurvedic & City Retreat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Banknote Museum of the Ionian Bank, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor, then pause for some photo ops at Holocaust Memorial of Corfu, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Ipapantis.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Gouvia trip itinerary maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chania Town to Gouvia. In September, daily temperatures in Gouvia can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kalambaka.
more
Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Shopping
Side Trips

Kalambaka — 1 night

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 12th (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, then see the interesting displays at Hellenic Culture Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ieros Naos Kimiseos tis Theotokou.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka trip builder site.

Explore your travel options from Gouvia to Kalambaka with the Route module. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Gouvia in September; daily highs in Kalambaka reach 29°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Skala.
more
Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
Highlights from your trip

Skala, Kefalonia — 2 nights

Mass tourism has transformed the once-sleepy village of Skala into a modern seaside resort, its major attraction a well-developed beach that happens to be one of the longest and sandiest on the island of Cephalonia.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): kick back and relax at Kanali Beach, examine the collection at Nautical Museum of Sami, then learn about winemaking at Petrakopoulos Wines, and finally discover the deep blue sea with Blue Manta Diving & Aquanautic Club. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Mycenaean Tholos Tomb, enjoy the sand and surf at Mounda Beach, then explore the galleries of Roman Villa of Skala, and finally stop by Izla - Your shopping land.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Skala road trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Kalambaka to Skala takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Kalambaka in September, Skala is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vasilikos.
more
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Side Trips

Vasilikos, Zakynthos — 2 nights

Home to just a few hundred year-round residents, Vasilikos draws thousands of daily visitors with its beaches and restaurants during peak tourist season.
On the 15th (Thu), examine the collection at Museum of D Solomos and Eminent People of Zakynthos, then take some stellar pictures from Bochali View Point, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zakynthos Metropolis Church, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Porto Roma Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Vasilikos planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Skala to Vasilikos takes 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Vasilikos are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
more
Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches
Side Trips

Greece travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
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.
more