22 days in Greece Itinerary

22 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Chania Town, Crete
— 2 nights
2
Zakynthos Town, Zakynthos
— 3 nights
3
Lindos, Rhodes
— 3 nights
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
5
Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
6
Naxos
— 2 nights
7
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
8
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights

2
nights
Chania Town, Crete

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kastro Gramvoussas and Manousakis Winery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like German War Cemetery and Souda Bay War Cemetery. Get out of town with these interesting Chania Town side-trips: Rethymnon (Rethymnon Old Town & The Venetian Fortezza) and Balos Lagoon (in Kissamos). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Karavitakis Emmanouil and take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Chania Town trip planning tool.

Seattle, USA to Chania Town is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Seattle to Chania Town, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in September: high temperatures in Chania Town hover around 84°F and lows are around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Zakynthos Town.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rethymnon, Karavitakis Emmanouil, Souda Bay War Cemetery, Manousakis Winery, Kastro Gramvoussas
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:
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Kastro Gramvoussas ©
Kastro Gramvoussas
Souda Bay War Cemetery ©
Souda Bay War Cemetery
Manousakis Winery ©
Manousakis Winery

3
nights
Zakynthos Town, Zakynthos

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 7th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, then make a trip to Keri Lighthouse, and then kick back and relax at Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach). Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Kalamaki Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Dionisios Church, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Porto Roxa Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Zakynthos Town trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chania Town to Zakynthos Town. In September, daily temperatures in Zakynthos Town can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Zakynthos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Keri Lighthouse, Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), Porto Roxa Beach, Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, Kalamaki Beach
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:
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Aristeon Ecological Olive Press ©
Aristeon Ecological Olive Press
Keri Lighthouse
Keri Lighthouse
Porto Roxa Beach ©
Porto Roxa Beach

3
nights
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at Lardons Go-karts and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Village of Lindos.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lindos road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Zakynthos Town to Lindos with the Route module. Traveling from Zakynthos Town in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 73°F in Lindos. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Rhodes Town, Lardons Go-karts
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Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos
Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach
Medieval City ©
Medieval City

1
night
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.
On the 12th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then stop by Eli's Ceramic Art, and then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Stalis Beach and then do a tasting at Lyrarakis Winery.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Heraklion journey planner.

Getting from Lindos to Heraklion by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry. In September in Heraklion, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Stalis Beach, The Palace of Knossos
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Stalis Beach ©
Stalis Beach
Lyrarakis Winery ©
Lyrarakis Winery
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos

4
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist and Ekklisia Panagia Platsani will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ernesto Workshop & Gallery and Ancient Thera. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Perissa Black Sand Beach, explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, do a tasting at Santo Winery, and make a trip to Sunset in Oia.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Fira trip builder.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Fira takes 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Oia, Kamari, Santo Winery, Akrotiri, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 17:
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Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani ©
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani
Ernesto Workshop & Gallery ©
Ernesto Workshop & Gallery

2
nights
Naxos

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
On the 17th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Temple of Demeter, wander the streets of Kastro, explore the ancient world of Naos tou Apollona - Portara, then examine the collection at Eggares Olive Press Museum, and finally take a stroll through Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): kick back and relax at Agios Prokopios Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Maragas Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roman Catholic Cathedral.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Naxos road trip planning tool.

Ride a ferry from Fira to Naxos in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi. September in Naxos sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Naxos

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:
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Kastro ©
Kastro
Eggares Olive Press Museum ©
Eggares Olive Press Museum
Temple of Demeter ©
Temple of Demeter

2
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Mykonos Town ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm and Little Venice. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Agios Sostis Beach and Fokos Beach. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elia Beach, and kick back and relax at Kapari Beach.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town travel tool.

You can ride a ferry from Naxos to Mykonos Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in September, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos, Paradise Beach, Agios Sostis Beach, Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, Elia Beach
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:
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Agios Sostis Beach ©
Agios Sostis Beach
Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm ©
Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm
Rarity Gallery ©
Rarity Gallery

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): do a tasting at Theotoky Estate, kick back and relax at Paleokastritsa Beach, and then explore the historical opulence of Angelokastro. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Folklore museum of central corfu, see the interesting displays at Achilleion Museum, and then deepen your knowledge of military history at Old Fortress Corfu.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town road trip planning app.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daytime highs in Corfu Town are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Corfu, Folklore museum of central corfu, Achilleion Museum, Paleokastritsa Beach
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:
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Angelokastro ©
Angelokastro
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Folklore museum of central corfu ©
Folklore museum of central corfu

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