38 days in Greece Itinerary

38 days in Greece Itinerary

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38 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  23​h
1
Milos
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 15​min
2
Lindos, Rhodes
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
3
Hersonissos, Crete
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Rethymnon, Crete
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
5
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
6
Naxos
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h
7
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
8
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  4​h
9
Lefkada
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Divarata, Cephalonia
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
11
Vasilikos, Zakynthos
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
12
Athens
— 6 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Milos

Milos ©
The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Explore hidden gems such as Sarakiniko Beach and Kleftiko Beach. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Paliochori Beach, don't miss a visit to Old Sulfur Mines at Paliorema, and stroll through Kastanas Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Milos trip simple and quick.

Melbourne, Australia to Milos is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Milos is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in July, things will get warmer in Milos: highs are around 34°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Milos

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 20:
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Kleftiko Beach ©
Kleftiko Beach
Sarakiniko Beach ©
Sarakiniko Beach
Paliochori Beach ©
Paliochori Beach

2
nights
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tsambika Beach and Water Park. Change things up with a short trip to Archaeological Museum of Rhodes (Hospital of the Knights) in Rhodes Town (about 56 minutes away). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Lindos Beach, take a stroll around Kalithea Springs, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Church of the Panagia, and get outside with Pefkos Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Lindos trip builder tool .

Getting from Milos to Lindos by combination of flight and bus takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hersonissos.

Things to do in Lindos

#Outdoors, #Theme Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Rhodes, Pefkos Beach, Archaeological Museum of Rhodes (Hospital of the Knights), Water Park
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:
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Tsambika Beach ©
Tsambika Beach
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Water Park ©
Water Park

2
nights
Hersonissos, Crete

Hersonissos ©
Wholeheartedly dedicated to tourism, Hersonissos remains best known for its vibrant nightlife, its bars and clubs attracting partygoers from around the world.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre and Star Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Hersonissos: Heraklion (The Palace of Knossos & Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain)). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Stalis Beach, meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, look for gifts at Olivia Shop, and examine the collection at Lychnostatis Open Air Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hersonissos trip app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Hersonissos in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Hersonissos when traveling from Lindos in July, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Hersonissos

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Heraklion, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Stalis Beach, Olivia Shop
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:
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Stalis Beach ©
Stalis Beach
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos

2
nights
Rethymnon, Crete

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
On the 27th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kournas, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacred Monastery of Arkadi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Preveli Beach, then contemplate the long history of The Venetian Fortezza, and then wander the streets of Rethymnon Old Town.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rethymnon planner .

Drive from Hersonissos to Rethymnon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rethymnon can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Rethymnon

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Preveli Beach, Lake Kournas, St. Nicholas Church
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:
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Sacred Monastery of Arkadi ©
Sacred Monastery of Arkadi
Lake Kournas ©
Lake Kournas
The Venetian Fortezza ©
The Venetian Fortezza

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Amoudi Bay and Ancient Thera. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiking Trail Fira - Oia, do a tasting at Santo Winery, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Fira trip planner .

Ride a ferry from Rethymnon to Fira in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Fira

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Oia, Santorini, Santo Winery, Ancient Thera
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:
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Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery
Ancient Thera ©
Ancient Thera

3
nights
Naxos

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old Town and Mikri Vigla Beach. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Portara, stroll through Plaka Beach, look for gifts at Naxia Sweet Home, and enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Prokopios Beach.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Naxos attractions planner.

Getting from Fira to Naxos by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Naxos

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:
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Agios Prokopios Beach ©
Agios Prokopios Beach
Old Town ©
Old Town
Plaka Beach ©
Plaka Beach

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Platis Gialos Beach and Super Paradise Beach. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Elia Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Armenistis Lighthouse, make a trip to Matoyianni Street, and stroll through Paradise Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town road trip planning website .

Getting from Naxos to Mykonos Town by ferry takes about an hour. Other options: fly. In August, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Armenistis Lighthouse, Panormos Beach, Elia Beach
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:
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Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Achilleion Museum and Speed Boats Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Corfu Town: Canal D'Amour (in Sidari) and Corfu Beer (in Arillas). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Kassiopi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Spiridon, make a trip to The Liston, and pause for some serene contemplation at Paleokastritsa Monastery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Corfu Town, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mykonos Town in August, expect nights in Corfu Town to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lefkada.

Things to do in Corfu Town

#Outdoors, #Historic Sites, #Tours

Side Trips

Corfu, Corfu Beer, Speed Boats Tours, Canal D'Amour, Achilleion Museum
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 9:
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Canal D'Amour ©
Canal D'Amour
Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum
Kassiopi ©
Kassiopi

3
nights
Lefkada

Lefkada ©
Connected to mainland Greece by a long causeway and floating bridge, Lefkada represents more than just an island paradise of modern seaside resorts and pristine Ionian beaches.
Step off the beaten path and head to Porto Katsiki and Nydri Waterfalls. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Egremni Beach, do a tasting at Lefkas Earth Winery, and stroll through Kathisma Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lefkada tour itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Corfu Town to Lefkada by combination of ferry and car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Divarata.

Things to do in Lefkada

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 12:
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Porto Katsiki ©
Porto Katsiki
Egremni Beach ©
Egremni Beach
Kathisma Beach ©
Kathisma Beach

1
night
Divarata, Cephalonia

Divarata ©
On the 13th (Mon), make a trip to Assos and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Myrtos Beach.

For ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Divarata tour planner .

Explore your travel options from Lefkada to Divarata with the Route module. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Vasilikos.

Things to do in Divarata

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Assos, Myrtos Beach
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:
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Myrtos Beach ©
Myrtos Beach
Assos ©
Assos

3
nights
Vasilikos, Zakynthos

Vasilikos ©
Home to just a few hundred year-round residents, Vasilikos draws thousands of daily visitors with its beaches and restaurants during peak tourist season.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Marathonisi (Turtle Island) and Fantasy Mini Golf. Step out of Vasilikos with an excursion to Tsilivi Waterpark in Tsilivi--about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Kalamaki Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Dionisios Church, and stroll through Banana Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Vasilikos road trip app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Divarata to Vasilikos. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Vasilikos

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Tsilivi, Zakynthos, Agios Dionisios Church, Kalamaki Beach
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 16:
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Marathonisi (Turtle Island) ©
Marathonisi (Turtle Island)
Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach
Fantasy Mini Golf ©
Fantasy Mini Golf

6
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Temple of Poseidon and Panathenaic Stadium. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, see the interesting displays at Acropolis Museum, steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens, and pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Vasilikos to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Vasilikos in August since evenings lows in Athens dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Temple of Poseidon
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 22:
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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