19 days in Greece Itinerary

19 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Athens
1
Athens
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Naxos Town
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
3
Fira
— 5 nights
Ferry:  2 h
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Shuttle:  2 h
5
Chania Town
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Knosos, Crete
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Kaloi Limenes, Crete
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Athens

1
night
Athens

Athens
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Athens day trip planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. June in Athens sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. You will leave for Naxos Town on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in Athens

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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2
nights
Naxos Town

Naxos Town ©
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
Visit Kastro and Old Town for their historical value. Let the collections at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos and Eggares Olive Press Museum capture your imagination. It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Prokopios Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Naxos Town road trip planner.

You can fly from Athens to Naxos Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daytime highs in Naxos Town are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. You'll set off for Fira on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Naxos Town

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Agios Prokopios Beach, Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, Eggares Olive Press Museum
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Kastro ©
Kastro
Archaeological Museum of Mykonos ©
Archaeological Museum of Mykonos
Old Town ©
Old Town

5
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Red Beach and Perissa Black Sand Beach. Akrotiri and Monastery of Dominican Sisters will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Artemis Karamolegos Winery, view the masterpieces at Ernesto Workshop & Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Fira holiday builder tool.

Traveling by ferry from Naxos Town to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. June in Fira sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Venetian Harbor as well as Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor, take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, thendelve into the distant past at Palace of Faistos, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Matala beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Agios Mathaios Sinaites.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Heraklion travel planning website.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to catch the shuttle to Chania Town.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Palace of Faistos, Matala beach
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
Matala beach ©
Matala beach
Palace of Faistos ©
Palace of Faistos

2
nights
Chania Town

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Crete, take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor, examine the collection at Greek National Football Museum, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Chania, thenexplore the world behind art at Folklore Museum of Chania, and finally examine the collection at MINOAN'S WORLD. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Falassarna Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Chania Town trip planning app.

Take a shuttle from Heraklion to Chania Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Chania Town, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Falassarna Beach
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Greek National Football Museum ©
Greek National Football Museum
Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach
Old Venetian Harbor ©
Old Venetian Harbor

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take a stroll through Plaka, thenget engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Voula Beach, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and then explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Athens trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from Chania Town to Athens in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Knosos.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

3
nights
Knosos, Crete

Knosos ©
You've now added The Palace of Knossos to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Silva Daskalaki Winery and then explore the stunning scenery at Kounaviano Gorge. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Knosos road trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Athens to Knosos. Traveling from Athens in June, expect nights in Knosos to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 32°C. You'll set off for Kaloi Limenes on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Knosos

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kounaviano Gorge, Silva Daskalaki Winery
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Kounaviano Gorge ©
Kounaviano Gorge
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Silva Daskalaki Winery ©
Silva Daskalaki Winery

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nights
Kaloi Limenes, Crete

Kaloi Limenes ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Agiofarago beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Kali Limenes Beach and then kick back and relax at Agiofarago beach.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Kaloi Limenes itinerary planning site.

Getting from Knosos to Kaloi Limenes by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June in Kaloi Limenes, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. You will leave for home on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Kaloi Limenes

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Agiofarago beach ©
Agiofarago beach
Kali Limenes Beach ©
Kali Limenes Beach

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