22 days in Greece & Malta Itinerary

22 days in Greece & Malta Itinerary

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Nafplio, Greece
— 1 night
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Chania Town, Greece
— 2 nights
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Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 3 nights
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 3 nights
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Corfu Town, Greece
— 3 nights
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Valletta, Malta
— 3 nights

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Nafplio, Greece

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade and then steep yourself in history at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, get engrossed in the history at Byzantine Museum of Argos, then explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, and finally contemplate the long history of Lion Gate.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nafplio trip planner.

Norfolk, USA to Nafplio is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Norfolk in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Nafplio, with lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Archaeological Site Mycenae
4.4

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©

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 historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, and examine the collection at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Athens trip maker tool.

Drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Athens, with lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Must see
Acropolis Museum
4.7
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Neighborhood
Plaka
4.4

2
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Chania Town, Greece

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Greek National Football Museum, then take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor, and then let your taste buds guide you at Crete Urban Adventures. On the next day, learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of Crete, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Souda Bay War Cemetery, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Georgioupolis Safari.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Chania Town using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Chania Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Heraklion.

Things to do in Chania Town

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Heraklion, Greece

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 17th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Aegeo Spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then stop by Inspira, then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, and finally do a tasting at Winery Stilianou.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Heraklion travel tool.

Getting from Chania Town to Heraklion by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Wineries

Side Trips

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Must see
Winery Stilianou
4.9

3
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Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira tour itinerary site.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Fira takes 2.5 hours. In May in Fira, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Tours · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Ruin
Akrotiri
4.1
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Water Body
Amoudi Bay
4.5

3
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Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©

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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Little Venice, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ornos Beach, and get interesting insight from GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town online travel route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. May in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Neighborhood
Little Venice
4.2
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Specialty Museum
Aegean Maritime Museum
3.3

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Corfu Town, Greece

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Corfu Town: Krocan Delicatessen (in Kassiopi) and St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas). The adventure continues: expand your understanding of the military at Old Fortress Corfu, indulge in some culinary diversions at Corfu Walking Tours, make a trip to Spianada Square, and identify plant and animal life at Madalena Boat Trips.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Corfu Town trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mykonos Town in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Corfu Town, with lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 24 — 27:
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World heritage site
Old Fortress Corfu
4.3
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Architectural Building
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
4.6

3
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Valletta, Malta

Valletta ©

Most Proud

Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Casa Rocca Piccola, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Co-Cathedral, then take in nature's colorful creations at Upper Barrakka Gardens, then take in the waterfront at Valletta Waterfront, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja). Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Casa Bernard, then get to know the fascinating history of Mdina Old City, then explore the ancient world of Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Can You Escape? Malta.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Valletta trip planner.

You can fly from Corfu Town to Valletta in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Corfu Town to Valletta, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Valletta can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 27 — 30:
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World heritage site
St. John's Co-Cathedral
4.7
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World heritage site
Hal Saflieni Hypogeum
4.1

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