22 days in Greece Itinerary

22 days in Greece Itinerary

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22 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Chania Town, Crete
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Zakynthos Town, Zakynthos
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Lindos, Rhodes
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Ferry:  2​h
5
Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Naxos
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
8
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Seattle

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Old Venetian Harbor and The Venetian Fortezza. Kastro Gramvoussas and Souda Bay War Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Explore Chania Town's surroundings by going to Rethymnon Old Town (in Rethymnon) and Balos Beach and Lagoon (in Kissamos). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Manousakis Winery and explore the different monuments and memorials at German War Cemetery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Chania Town travel planner.

Seattle, USA to Chania Town is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 10 hours. Traveling from Seattle in September, things will get a bit warmer in Chania Town: highs are around 84°F and lows about 68°F. Finish up 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, Balos Lagoon, Karavitakis Emmanouil, Kastro Gramvoussas, Manousakis Winery
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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.
On the 7th (Thu), examine the collection at Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, then enjoy the sea views from Keri Lighthouse, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Kalamaki Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Dionisios (St.Denis) Church, and then kick back and relax at Porto Roxa Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Zakynthos Town custom trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Chania Town to Zakynthos Town takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Zakynthos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, Porto Roxa Beach, Kalamaki Beach, Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), Keri Lighthouse
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Aristeon Ecological Olive Press ©
Aristeon Ecological Olive Press
Porto Roxa Beach ©
Porto Roxa Beach
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck 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 explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Village of Lindos.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lindos vacation trip planner.

Getting from Zakynthos Town to Lindos by combination of car and flight takes about 8 hours. In September in Lindos, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, look for gifts at Eli's Ceramic Art, and then steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos. On the next day, stroll through Stalis Beach and then learn about winemaking at Lyrarakis Winery.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Heraklion vacation planner.

Getting from Lindos to Heraklion by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Santo Winery and KAMARA BEACH. Get a sense of the local culture at Ancient Thera and Ekklisia Panagia Platsani. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Sunset in Oia, explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, enjoy the sand and surf at Perissa Black Sand Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiking Trail Fira - Oia.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Fira trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Heraklion to Fira by ferry takes about 2 hours. September in Fira sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kamari, Oia, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Santo Winery, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Temple of Demeter, take a stroll through Kastro, explore the ancient world of Portara, then examine the collection at Eggares Olive Press Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Agios Prokopios Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Maragas Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roman Catholic Cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Naxos trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Naxos takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Naxos

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Elia Beach and Fokos Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Little Venice and Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm & Vineyard.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town vacation builder.

Getting from Naxos to Mykonos Town by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Mykonos, Paradise Beach, Agios Sostis Beach, Elia Beach, Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm
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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): savor the flavors at Theotoky Estate, kick back and relax at Paleokastritsa Beach, and then explore the historical opulence of Angelokastro. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Folklore museum of central corfu, see the interesting displays at Sissi's Palace (Achilleon), and then delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Corfu Town travel itinerary creator.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, subway, and train. Traveling from Mykonos Town in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Corfu Town, with lows of 64°F. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Corfu, Folklore museum of central corfu, Achilleion Museum, Paleokastritsa Beach
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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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