21 days in Greece Itinerary

21 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece holiday planner

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Athens
— 3 nights
Fly
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
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Drive to Heraklion International Nikos Kazantzakis Airport, Fly to Kefallinia Airport, Drive to Svoronata
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Svoronata, Kefalonia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Olympia
— 1 night
Bus to Athens, Fly to Corfu Town
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Ferry to Sarandë, Drive to Kalambaka
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Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive
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Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
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Athens

— 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Athens journey builder site.

Salt Lake City, USA to Athens is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 9 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Salt Lake City in June, with lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 10:

Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 2 nights

Chora Mykonos

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.
On the 11th (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach. On the next day, take a stroll through Little Venice, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and then don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery.

Planning Mykonos Town trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

You can fly from Athens to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. When traveling from Athens in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 12:

Fira, Santorini

— 4 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, museums, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia, surround yourself with nature on Santorini Sailing, and contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Fira online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Fira by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 12 — 16:

Heraklion, Crete

— 2 nights
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 17th (Fri): examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at CRETAquarium, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, then step into the grandiose world of Castello del Molo (Koules), then stop by Nerium Oleander, and finally get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Heraklion online vacation planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2.5 hours. In June in Heraklion, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Svoronata.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:

Svoronata, Kefalonia

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Agios Andreas, indulge your taste buds at Kefalonia Wine Tour, and then relax in the rural setting at Dias Beekeeping. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Kaminia Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Fishing Tourism Kefalonia Dimitrios-Efthimia.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Svoronata travel itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Heraklion to Svoronata with the Route module. In June, daytime highs in Svoronata are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Svoronata

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:

Olympia

— 1 night
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. Inscribed on the World Heritage List, the remains of Olympia's sanctuary allow visitors to admire the timeless mastery of ancient Greek builders.
On the 21st (Tue), relax in the rural setting at Klio's Honey Farm, then do a tasting at Olympia Land Winery, and then appreciate the history behind Hermes by Praxiteles.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Olympia road trip website.

You can drive from Svoronata to Olympia in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Olympia

Wineries
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 21:

Corfu Town, Corfu

— 2 nights
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 (Wed): contemplate the long history of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, then delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, and then step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): explore the historical opulence of New Fortress, get a new perspective on things with Madalena Boat Trips, then stop by Sweet 'N Spicy Bahar Shop, and finally don't miss a visit to Spianada Square.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Corfu Town vacation planner.

Getting from Olympia to Corfu Town by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. June in Corfu Town sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 66°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:

Kalambaka

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada).

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kalambaka travel route planning app.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Corfu Town to Kalambaka in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Corfu Town in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Kalambaka, with lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 24:

Thessaloniki

— 2 nights

Mother of Israel

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rotunda, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hagios Demetrios, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St.Sophia, then pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, then take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Thessaloniki route maker website.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Thessaloniki when traveling from Kalambaka in June, with lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Find places to stay Jun 24 — 26:

Greece travel guide

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Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.