49 days in Greece Itinerary

49 days in Greece Itinerary

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49 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Isafjordur
Fly:  27 h
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 6 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
3
Fira, Santorini
— 5 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 45 min
5
Faliraki, Rhodes
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h 15 min
6
Elafonisos
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Kardamili
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Athens
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h
9
Vasilikos, Zakynthos
— 10 nights
Drive + Fly:  27 h
End: Isafjordur

5
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Emporion D'artes and Tsami Ceramics. We've included these beaches for you: Yali Beach and Beach Kontogialos. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Corfu Town: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Agios Georgios), Paleokastritsa (Paleokastritsa Beach & La Grotta Beach) and Paralia Glifadas (in Glyfada). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, make a splash at Aqualand Corfu Water Park, take in the exciting artwork at Corfu Gallery, and explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Corfu Town trip planning site.

Isafjordur, Iceland to Corfu Town is an approximately 27- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Isafjordur to Corfu Town is 2 hours. When traveling from Isafjordur in June, plan for much hotter days in Corfu Town, with highs around 34°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa, Beach Kontogialos, Yaliskari Beach, Paralia Glifadas, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Paleokastritsa Beach ©
Paleokastritsa Beach
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art

6
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.
Little Venice and Minima Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kids will enjoy Panormos Beach and Mirsini Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Fish & Olive in Chalkio (about 1h 45 min away). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elia Beach, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and view the masterpieces at The House of Fine Art - HOFA Gallery Mykonos.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Mykonos Town online holiday planner.

You can fly from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Corfu Town in June, expect nights in Mykonos Town to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are little chillier, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Mykonos, Panormos Beach, Kalo Livadi Beach, Elia Beach, Fish & Olive
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

5
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Appreciate the collections at MATI Art Gallery and S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Akrotiri and Art Space. There's lots more to do: ride a horse along Experience Horse Riding, get interesting insight from Tours, view the masterpieces at Tzamia - Krystalla Art Gallery Santorini, and browse the exhibits of Gabbiano Nero.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Fira online trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2 hours. Another option is to fly. In June, daytime highs in Fira are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Kamari, Oia, Santorini, S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery
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Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Matala beach and Karavostasi Beach. Bring the kids along to The Palace of Knossos and Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos. Get out of town with these interesting Heraklion side-trips: Thirathen Museum of Musical Instruments (in Krousonas), Kazantzakis Museum (in Myrtia) and Melidoni (Reptisland & Melidoni Cave). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, do a tasting at Winery Stilianou, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and browse the fresh offerings at Vassiliki's Herb Broidery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Heraklion vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Heraklion are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Faliraki.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Melidoni, The Palace of Knossos, Matala beach, Thirathen Museum of Musical Instruments, Kazantzakis Museum
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©

3
nights
Faliraki, Rhodes

Faliraki ©
Famed for its sandy beaches, Faliraki serves as a major destination on the island of Rhodes.
Family-friendly places like Faliraki Beach and Agathi Beach will thrill your kids. You'll get in some beach time at Lindos Beach and Tsambika Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Ancient Kamiros (in Kalavarda), Village of Lindos (in Lindos) and Valley of the Butterflies (in Petaloudes).

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Faliraki trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Heraklion to Faliraki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Faliraki are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Elafonisos.

Things to do in Faliraki

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lindos, Agathi Beach, Tsambika Beach, Valley of the Butterflies, Ancient Kamiros
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Faliraki Beach ©
Faliraki Beach
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach

1
night
Elafonisos

Elafonisos ©
Elafonisos is a small Greek island between the Peloponnese and Kythira. On the 7th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Panagia Beach. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Lefki Beach, then stroll through Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία, and then kick back and relax at Megali Paralia.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Elafonisos visit planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Faliraki to Elafonisos with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Kardamili.

Things to do in Elafonisos

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Megali Paralia ©
Megali Paralia
Panagia Beach
Panagia Beach

5
nights
Kardamili

Kardamili ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Zervobeakos Handmade Pottery and Mystras. Your inner history buff will appreciate Antigua Mesenia and Agiou Nikolaou Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kardamili: Voidokilia Beach (in Petrochori), Mati - Bouka Beach (in Pylos) and Alypa Beach (in Alipa).

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kardamili travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Elafonisos to Kardamili takes 3.5 hours. In July in Kardamili, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Kardamili

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sparta, Stoupa, Agios Nikolaos Beach, Mati - Bouka Beach, Skoutari Beach
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Zervobeakos Handmade Pottery ©
Zervobeakos Handmade Pottery
Mystras ©
Mystras
Voidokilia Beach ©
Voidokilia Beach

6
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Taf The Art Foundation and Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou'for plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Church of Panaghia (in Nafplio) and Mycenae (Lion Gate & Archaeological Site Mycenae). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Plaka, view the masterpieces at Orlik Gallery, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, and make a trip to Ermou Street.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens trip maker.

Getting from Kardamili to Athens by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Kardamili in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Athens, with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vasilikos.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Mycenae, Church of Panaghia
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Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

10
nights
Vasilikos, Zakynthos

Home to just a few hundred year-round residents, Vasilikos draws thousands of daily visitors with its beaches and restaurants during peak tourist season.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Giatras Museum-Dionysios Art Gallery and Aristeon Ecological Olive Press. We've included these beaches for you: Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) and Gerakas Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Speed Boats Tours (in Tsilivi), Keri Caves (in Limni Keri) and Agios Nikolaos Beach (in Agios Nikolaos). The adventure continues: stroll through Vrahos Beach and enjoy the sand and surf at Banana Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Vasilikos attractions planner.

Getting from Athens to Vasilikos by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Athens in July since evenings lows in Vasilikos dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vasilikos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Zakynthos, Laganas, Kalamaki, Porto Vromi Beach, Cinnabar
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 29:
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Speed Boats Tours
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach

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