27 days in Greece Itinerary

27 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  17 h 45 min
1
Paleokastritsa, Corfu
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  6 h 30 min
2
Nafplio
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Vasilikos, Zakynthos
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
6
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
7
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 45 min
8
Faliraki, Rhodes
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  18 h
End: Vancouver

3
nights
Paleokastritsa, Corfu

Paleokastritsa ©
Heartily dedicated to tourism, Corfu's popular resort town of Paleokastritsa lures vacationers with lavish hotels and beaches surrounded by a hilly countryside of olive groves and fragrant fruit orchards.
Take a break from the city and head to Corfu Donkey Rescue and Paleokastritsa Beach. Relax by the water at Rovinia Beach and Yali Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paleokastritsa: Corfu Town (Mon Repos Palace, Old Fortress Corfu, &more). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at La Grotta Beach, add some fun to your beach time Water Sports, and enjoy the sand and surf at Gefira Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Paleokastritsa trip builder app.

Vancouver, Canada to Paleokastritsa is an approximately 18- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Paleokastritsa is 10 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in September, expect Paleokastritsa to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nafplio.

Things to do in Paleokastritsa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Corfu Town, Yali Beach, Parasailing & Paragliding
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:
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Corfu Donkey Rescue ©
Corfu Donkey Rescue
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Archaeological Site Mycenae and The Great Theatre of Epidaurus. Get in touch with nature at Astros Beach and Didyma Caves. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, delve into the distant past at Arkadiko Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Luke Archibishop.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Nafplio journey maker.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Paleokastritsa to Nafplio takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Paleokastritsa in September, expect little chillier with lows of 14°C in Nafplio. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mycenae, Didyma Caves, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Astros Beach
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 7:
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The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll explore and learn at Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum. Get some historical perspective at Acropolis of Athens and Ancient Agora of Athens. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, get interesting insight from Tours, and take a stroll through Plaka.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Nafplio in September since evenings lows in Athens dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Vasilikos.

Things to do in Athens

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 10:
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

3
nights
Vasilikos, Zakynthos

Vasilikos ©
Home to just a few hundred year-round residents, Vasilikos draws thousands of daily visitors with its beaches and restaurants during peak tourist season.
Get in touch with nature at Vrahos Beach and Gerakas Beach. Relax by the water at Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) and Banana Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Xigia Beach (in Koroni) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Laganas). There's still lots to do: stroll through St Nicholas Beach, brush up on your military savvy at History War Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Nicholas Church.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Vasilikos visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Vasilikos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Vasilikos can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Vasilikos

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Laganas, Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), Xigia Beach, Saint Nicholas Church
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:
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Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
St Nicholas Beach ©
St Nicholas Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Panormos Beach and Paradise Beach. Get outdoors at Fishing Charters & Tours and Elia Beach. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Little Venice, don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, kick back and relax at Kalo Livadi Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Platis Gialos Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mykonos Town trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Vasilikos to Mykonos Town by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Kalo Livadi Beach, Agios Sostis Beach, Elia Beach, Panormos Beach, Paradise Beach
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Agios Sostis Beach ©
Agios Sostis Beach

3
nights
Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Visit Red Beach and Perivolos for some beach relaxation. Appreciate the collections at La Ponta and Tomato Industrial Museum. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Kamari Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Caldera Beach.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Akrotiri trip itinerary planner.

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri in 2 hours. September in Akrotiri sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Perissa, Castelli of Emporio, Kamari Beach, Tomato Industrial Museum, Perivolos
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, then examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Reptisland.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Heraklion trip planning tool.

Getting from Akrotiri to Heraklion by ferry takes about 2 hours. September in Heraklion sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Faliraki.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kazantzakis Museum, Reptisland, The Palace of Knossos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:
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Reptisland ©
Reptisland
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

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nights
Faliraki, Rhodes

Faliraki ©
Famed for its sandy beaches, Faliraki serves as a major destination on the island of Rhodes.
Get outdoors at Valley of the Butterflies and Lindos Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Village of Lindos and Ancient Kamiros. Change things up with these side-trips from Faliraki: Agathi Beach (in Haraki), Art Park Rhodes (in Archipoli) and Lindos (Acropolis of Lindos & Agios Pavlos Beach). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Faliraki Beach, explore the activities along Epta Piges, and stroll through Tsambika Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Faliraki online travel route planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Heraklion to Faliraki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Faliraki are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Faliraki

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lindos, Rhodes, Agathi Beach, Ancient Kamiros, Valley of the Butterflies
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 26:
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Valley of the Butterflies ©
Valley of the Butterflies
Faliraki Beach ©
Faliraki Beach
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos

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