19 days in Greece Itinerary

19 days in Greece Itinerary

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19 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Athens
1
Athens
— 1 night
subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Naxos Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Fira
— 5 nights
ferry:  2​h
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
shuttle:  2​h
5
Chania Town
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Knosos, Crete
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Kaloi Limenes, Crete
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Athens

1
night
Athens

Athens
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Athens itinerary builder app .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 12th (Fri), you'll travel to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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2
nights
Naxos Town

Naxos Town ©
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
Kastro and Old Town will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos and Eggares Olive Press Museum. There's more to do: stroll through Agios Prokopios Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Naxos Town trip maker site .

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Naxos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daytime highs in Naxos Town are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. You'll set off for Fira on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Naxos Town

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Eggares Olive Press Museum, Agios Prokopios Beach, Archaeological Museum of Mykonos
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Kastro ©
Kastro
Archaeological Museum of Mykonos ©
Archaeological Museum of Mykonos
Old Town ©
Old Town

5
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Prehistoric Thira and Ernesto Workshop & Gallery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Akrotiri and Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stroll through Perissa Black Sand Beach, and learn about winemaking at Artemis Karamolegos Winery.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira planner .

You can drive from Naxos Town to Fira in 5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Venetian Harbor as well as Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor, get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then explore the ancient world of Palace of Faistos, then stroll through Matala beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Agios Mathaios Sinaites.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Heraklion trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to take a shuttle to Chania Town.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Matala beach, Palace of Faistos
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
Matala beach ©
Matala beach
Palace of Faistos ©
Palace of Faistos

2
nights
Chania Town

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Crete, take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor, examine the collection at Greek National Football Museum, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Chania, then explore the world behind art at Folklore Museum of Chania, and finally examine the collection at MINOAN'S WORLD. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Falassarna Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Chania Town trip planning app .

Take a shuttle from Heraklion to Chania Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Chania Town, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Falassarna Beach
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Greek National Football Museum ©
Greek National Football Museum
Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach
Old Venetian Harbor ©
Old Venetian Harbor

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
On the 24th (Wed), take a stroll through Plaka, then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Voula Beach, delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and then explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens road trip planning site .

You can fly from Chania Town to Athens in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Knosos.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

3
nights
Knosos, Crete

Knosos ©
You've now added The Palace of Knossos to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Silva Daskalaki Winery and then explore the stunning scenery at Kounaviano Gorge. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Knosos road trip app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Athens to Knosos. Traveling from Athens in June, expect nights in Knosos to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 32°C. You'll set off for Kaloi Limenes on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Knosos

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kounaviano Gorge, Silva Daskalaki Winery
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Kounaviano Gorge ©
Kounaviano Gorge
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Silva Daskalaki Winery ©
Silva Daskalaki Winery

2
nights
Kaloi Limenes, Crete

Kaloi Limenes ©
You've now added Agiofarago beach to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Kali Limenes Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Agiofarago beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kaloi Limenes trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Knosos to Kaloi Limenes by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Kaloi Limenes are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 30th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Kaloi Limenes

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Agiofarago beach ©
Agiofarago beach
Kali Limenes Beach ©
Kali Limenes Beach

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