20 days in Greece Itinerary

20 days in Greece Itinerary

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20 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 15​min
2
Oia, Santorini
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Skiathos
— 1 day
Fly:  1​h 15​min
4
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  4​h
5
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Delphi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Olympia
— 2 nights
8
Athens
— 4 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
9
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then look for gifts at Nerium Oleander, then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos. On your second day here, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Reptisland.

For more things to do and more tourist information, refer to the Heraklion trip planner .

Mumbai, India to Heraklion is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Heraklion, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in September; daily highs in Heraklion reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Oia.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Reptisland, Kazantzakis Museum, The Palace of Knossos
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Reptisland ©
Reptisland
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

2
nights
Oia, Santorini

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Ancient Thera, then explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, and then make a trip to Sunset in Oia.

Discover how to plan a Oia trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Oia takes 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Oia can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Skiathos.

Things to do in Oia

Historic Sites Tours Nature

Side Trips

Ancient Thera, Akrotiri, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

1
day
Skiathos

Skiathos ©
Boasting some of Greece's finest beaches, Skiathos swells with vacationers from colder European countries at the height of the tourist season.
On the 25th (Wed), explore the different monuments and memorials at Skiathos Cemetery, explore the ancient world of Kastro Ke Medieval Ekklisia, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lalaria Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Skiathos day trip planning website .

Fly from Oia to Skiathos in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. September in Skiathos sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Skiathos

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Kastro Ke Medieval Ekklisia ©
Kastro Ke Medieval Ekklisia

2
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.
On the 26th (Thu), deepen your knowledge of military history at Old Fortress Corfu, admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, then make a trip to The Liston, and finally don't miss a visit to Spianada Square. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Corfu Donkey Rescue and then cool off at Aqualand Corfu Water Park.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Skiathos to Corfu Town takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. In September, daily temperatures in Corfu Town can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Corfu Donkey Rescue, Aqualand Corfu Water Park
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

1
night
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
On the 28th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then contemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then examine the collection at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kalambaka journey planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Corfu Town to Kalambaka in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Corfu Town in September, expect Kalambaka to be slightly colder, temps between 29°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©

1
night
Delphi

Delphi ©
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
On the 29th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tholos, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Apollo, then explore the ancient world of Delphi, and finally take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Delphi route builder app .

You can drive from Kalambaka to Delphi in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Delphi when traveling from Kalambaka in September, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum
Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo

2
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Inhabited since prehistoric times, Olympia remains best known as the site of the original Olympic Games, held there for the first time in 776 BCE.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Nemouta Waterfalls, admire all the interesting features of Klio's Honey Farm, then pause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Olympia. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Archaeological Site of Olympia, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity, then learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery, and finally see the interesting displays at Archimedes Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Olympia trip planner .

You can drive from Delphi to Olympia in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September in Olympia, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums Nature Parks
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Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery
Klio's Honey Farm ©
Klio's Honey Farm
Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Athens holiday site .

You can drive from Olympia to Athens in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

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

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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, museums, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Little Venice, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach, kick back and relax at Kapari Beach, and examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mykonos Town trip planner .

Getting from Athens to Mykonos Town by combination of subway and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. October in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Mykonos, Panormos Beach, Paradise Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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