27 days in Greece Itinerary

27 days in Greece Itinerary

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27 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  19​h 15​min
Thessaloniki
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
Athens
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Nafplio
— 3 nights
taxi + ferry:  4​h 30​min
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
ferry:  2​h 45​min
Oia, Santorini
— 4 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
Lindos, Rhodes
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

1
night
Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
On the 2nd (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Baseline Canyoning.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Thessaloniki trip planner .

Los Angeles, USA to Thessaloniki is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 10 hours. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Thessaloniki: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Nature
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Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Aristotelous Square ©
Aristotelous Square

5
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, shopping, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art, see the interesting displays at Acropolis Museum, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens route planning tool .

Fly from Thessaloniki to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. June in Athens sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 70°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

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
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nafplio: Epidaurus Theater (in Epidavros) and Corinth (Acrocorinth & Archea Korinthos). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Palamidi Castle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Nauplion Promenade, get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, and explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Nafplio itinerary builder website .

Getting from Athens to Nafplio by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Athens in June, expect little chillier with lows of 54°F in Nafplio. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Nafplio

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Nature

Side Trips

Corinth, Archaeological Site Mycenae, Epidaurus Theater
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Epidaurus Theater ©
Epidaurus Theater
Palamidi Castle ©
Palamidi Castle
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade

4
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: kick back and relax at Panormos Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church, stroll through Super Paradise Beach, and see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town trip planner .

Getting from Nafplio to Mykonos Town by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi, train, and ferry. Traveling from Nafplio in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Mykonos Town, with lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Mykonos, Paradise Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Paraga Beach, Panormos Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

4
nights
Oia, Santorini

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Change things up with these side-trips from Oia: Akrotiri (Red Beach & Akrotiri) and Kamari (Ancient Thera & KAMARA BEACH). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, look for gifts at Aquamarine Jewelry, trek along Hiking Trail Fira - Oia, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

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

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Oia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. June in Oia sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Oia

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Kamari, Akrotiri, Santorini, Koukla Art, Alex Private Boat Rental
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Alex Private Boat Rental ©
Alex Private Boat Rental
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Heraklion side-trips: Fortress Spinalonga (in Elounda), Lychnostatis Open Air Museum (in Hersonissos) and Stalis Beach (in Stalis). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Heraklion online route planner .

Ride a ferry from Oia to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Heraklion

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hersonissos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Fortress Spinalonga, Stalis Beach
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Fortress Spinalonga ©
Fortress Spinalonga
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

4
nights
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Venture out of the city with trips to Faliraki Beach (in Faliraki), Artistic Village Contemporary Art - Art gallery & Museum of Ceramic Art (in Kolimbia) and Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes (in Rhodes Town). Spend the 23rd (Sat) exploring ancient history at Village of Lindos. There's much more to do: stroll through Lindos Beach, kick back and relax at Agathi Beach, contemplate the long history of Ancient Kamiros, and delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Heraklion to Lindos in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lindos

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, Dormition of Theotokos Church, Faliraki Beach, Artistic Village Contemporary Art - Art gallery & Museum of Ceramic Art, Agathi Beach
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Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Faliraki Beach ©
Faliraki Beach

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