20 days in Greece Itinerary

20 days in Greece Itinerary

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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Fly
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 4 nights
Fly
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Athens
— 3 nights
Fly
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Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos
— 3 nights
Fly to Athens, Bus to Nafplio
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Nafplio
— 2 nights
Bus to Athens, Fly to Jeddah

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Mykonos Town, Mykonos — 3 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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Panormos Beach and Paraga Beach. Take a break from the city and head to GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort and Paradise Beach. The adventure continues: visit Little Venice, enjoy the sand and surf at Elia Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Sostis Beach, and don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

Plan trip to Mykonos Town with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Mykonos Town is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jeddah to Mykonos Town. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Jeddah in July; daily highs in Mykonos Town reach 33°C and lows reach 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.
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Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Fira, Santorini — 3 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Head to Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop and Mnemossyne Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Akrotiri and Ancient Thera. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Red Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Perissa Black Sand Beach, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and surround yourself with nature on Santorini Sailing.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Fira travel planner.

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. July in Fira sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.
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Heraklion, Crete — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Heraklion online travel route planner.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can fly to Corfu Town.
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Corfu Town, Corfu — 4 nights

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.
Visit Old Fortress Corfu and Corfu Museum of Asian Art for their historical value. New Fortress and Tsami Ceramics are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Corfu Town's surroundings by going to Paleokastritsa (Paleokastritsa Beach & La Grotta Beach), Canal D'Amour (in Sidari) and St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas). Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on Madalena Boat Trips, look for gifts at Sweet 'N Spicy Bahar Shop, explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace, and look for all kinds of wild species at Corfu Donkey Rescue.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Heraklion to Corfu Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Heraklion in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Corfu Town: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Athens.
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Athens — 3 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Acropolis of Athens and Plaka are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Acropolis Museum and Benaki Museum. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, and take a stroll through Monastiraki.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Athens trip website.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. In July in Athens, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Tsilivi (Planos).
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Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos — 3 nights

A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Giatras Museum-Dionysios Art Gallery and Goumas Estate - Art & Wine Winery. Visit Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) and Banana Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of Tsilivi (Planos) with an excursion to Mario's Cave and Turtle Boat Trips in Vasilikos--about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: soothe aching muscles at Holistic Heaven, get great views at Bochali View Point, experience rural life at Therianos Family Farm, and see the interesting displays at Aristeon Ecological Olive Press.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tsilivi (Planos) online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Athens to Tsilivi (Planos) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in July, Tsilivi (Planos) is a bit cooler at night with lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Nafplio.
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Nafplio — 2 nights

Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi and then steep yourself in history at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Nafplio trip builder.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Tsilivi (Planos) to Nafplio in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Tsilivi (Planos) in July, Nafplio is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.
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Greece travel guide

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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.
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