43 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

43 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

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43 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly + Bus:  4 h
1
Argostolion, Cephalonia
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Zakynthos Town, Zakynthos
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
3
Chania Town, Crete
— 5 nights
Shuttle:  2 h
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
5
Fira, Santorini
— 7 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
6
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 7 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
7
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 10 nights
Fly + Subway:  2 h 45 min
End: Athens

4
nights
Argostolion, Cephalonia

Argostolion ©
A modern town with a traditional character, Argostolion draws visitors with museums, gardens, squares, pedestrianized shopping streets, and a cobbled seaside promenade.
Take a break from the city and head to Mounda Beach and Avithos Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mazarakata Mycenaean Cemetery and Corgialenios Istoriko kai Laografiko Mouseio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Argostolion: Fteri Beach (in Zola), Monastery of Panagia Agrilion (in Sami) and Mycenaean Tholos Tomb (in Poros). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic church of St Nicolai, examine the collection at Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation, kick back and relax at Vouti Beach, and enjoy breathtaking views from The Bell Tower.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Argostolion tour itinerary planner.

Athens to Argostolion is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Zakynthos Town.

Things to do in Argostolion

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Mounda Beach, Mycenaean Tholos Tomb, Monastery of Panagia Agrilion, Fteri Beach, Kanali Beach
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Vouti Beach ©
Vouti Beach
Catholic church of St Nicolai ©
Catholic church of St Nicolai
Mycenaean Tholos Tomb ©
Mycenaean Tholos Tomb

4
nights
Zakynthos Town, Zakynthos

Zakynthos Town ©
The commercial center of the eponymous island, Zakynthos Town bustles with the energy as excited tourists and residents go about their daily business.
Get some cultural insight at Zakynthos Metropolis Church and Saint Nicholas Church. Explore hidden gems such as Solomos Wines and Chlemoutsi. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zakynthos Town: Port of Killini (in Kyllini), Glyfa Beach (in Glyfa) and Kastro Chlemoutsi (in Kastro). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Vrahos Beach, contemplate the long history of Virgin Mary Faneromeni Church, experience rural life at Therianos Family Farm, and take some stellar pictures from Bochali View Point.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Zakynthos Town visit planner.

Traveling by car from Argostolion to Zakynthos Town takes 4 hours. In February in Zakynthos Town, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Zakynthos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Argassi, Zakynthos, Saint Nicholas Church, Kastro Chlemoutsi, Glyfa Beach
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Zakynthos Metropolis Church ©
Zakynthos Metropolis Church
Kastro Chlemoutsi ©
Kastro Chlemoutsi
Solomos Wines ©
Solomos Wines

5
nights
Chania Town, Crete

The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Chania Venetian Lighthouse and Cathedral of Eisodion tis Theotokou will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Off-Road Tours and Speed Boats Tours. Go for a jaunt from Chania Town to Kissamos to see Kedrodasos Beach about 1h 40 min away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Greek National Football Museum, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, do a tasting at Manousakis Winery, and explore the historical opulence of Firkas Fortress.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Chania Town trip itinerary builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zakynthos Town to Chania Town. In February, daily temperatures in Chania Town can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can take a shuttle to Heraklion.

Things to do in Chania Town

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Manousakis Winery, Kedrodasos Beach
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Off-Road Tours
Kedrodasos Beach ©
Kedrodasos Beach
Manousakis Winery ©
Manousakis Winery

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Douloufakis Winery and Museum of Cretan Ethnology. Visit Agios Petros Church & Monastery and Church of Agios Mathaios Sinaites for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Heraklion: Kazantzakis Museum (in Myrtia) and Kalamaki Beach (in Kalamaki). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Lyrarakis Winery, enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse of Heraklion, Head underground at Skotino Cave, and stop by Irida Family Workshop.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Heraklion trip maker site .

Traveling by shuttle from Chania Town to Heraklion takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks Wineries Beaches

Side Trips

Winery Stilianou, Kalamaki Beach, Kazantzakis Museum
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Douloufakis Winery ©
Douloufakis Winery
Lyrarakis Winery ©
Lyrarakis Winery
Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach

7
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist and Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral. Discover out-of-the-way places like Helicopter Tours and Avantis Santorini. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Dominican Sisters, admire the masterpieces at Lignos Folklore Museum, examine the collection at Megaro Gyzi Museum, and browse the exhibits of Pablo Cruzz Art.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Fira sightseeing site .

Ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2 hours. In March in Fira, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Museums Shopping Tours
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Artemis Karamolegos Winery ©
Artemis Karamolegos Winery
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist
Helicopter Tours

7
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.
Agios Nikolakis Church and Three Wells are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Alyko Beach and Church of Saint George. Get out of town with these interesting Mykonos Town side-trips: Panagia Drossiani Church (in Moni), Church of Agios Georgios Diasoritis (in Chalkio) and Eggares Olive Press Museum (in Eggares). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, make a trip to Rarity Gallery, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and kick back and relax at Ftelia Beach.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mykonos Town day trip website .

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Agios Stefanos Church, Armenistis Lighthouse, Panagia Drossiani Church, Monastery of Panayia Tourliani, Church of Agios Georgios Diasoritis
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Agios Nikolakis Church ©
Agios Nikolakis Church
Eggares Olive Press Museum ©
Eggares Olive Press Museum
Alyko Beach ©
Alyko Beach

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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Porto Timoni Beach and Paradise Beach. Get some historical perspective at Church of Saint Spiridon and Corfu Museum of Asian Art. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Corfu Town: Agios Gordios Beach (in Agios Gordios), Halikounas Beach (in Chalikounas) and Corfu Beer (in Arillas). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at British Cemetry, pause for some serene contemplation at Sanctuary Of St. Anthony And St. Andrew, identify plant and animal life at Corfu Donkey Rescue, and enjoy the sand and surf at Rovinia Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Corfu Town trip itinerary builder app .

Fly from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mykonos Town in March, expect little chillier with lows of 9°C in Corfu Town. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Corfu, Paleokastritsa, Agios Gordios Beach, Halikounas Beach, Corfu Beer
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Church of Saint Spiridon ©
Church of Saint Spiridon
Porto Timoni Beach ©
Porto Timoni Beach
Halikounas Beach ©
Halikounas Beach

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