41 days in Greece Itinerary

41 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 7 nights
2
Heraklion
— 6 nights
3
Fira
— 4 nights
4
Oia
— 2 nights
5
Ios
— 4 nights
6
Naxos Town
— 4 nights
7
Mykonos Town
— 7 nights
8
Athens
— 4 nights

7
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Herod Atticus Odeon, Parthenon, Mount Lycabettus, and other attractions. Visit Temple of Hephaestus and Ancient Agora of Athens for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Philopappos Hill and Temple of Athena Nike. Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Mycenae (Citadel and Treasury of Atreus & Archaeological Site Mycenae). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, wander the streets of Plaka, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, and stop by Anafiotika.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Athens online sightseeing planner.

Sydney, Australia to Athens is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. When traveling from Sydney in June, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Athens: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Mycenae
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Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

6
nights
Heraklion

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 Venetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis, Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain) and Arolithos Traditional Cretan Village. Visit The Palace of Knossos and Church and the Museum of St. Aikaterini for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete and Kalamaki Beach. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Heraklion trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Heraklion takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. When traveling from Athens in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Heraklion: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. You'll set off for Fira on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Kalamaki Beach
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete

4
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Popular historic sites such as Akrotiri and Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist are in your itinerary. Museum of Prehistoric Thira and Ernesto Workshop & Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, explore the historical opulence of Venetian Castle of Santorini, pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamari Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Fira journey planner.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Fira takes 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Fira are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Oia.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Kamari Beach
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Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Museum of Prehistoric Thira ©
Museum of Prehistoric Thira

2
nights
Oia

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The castle of St Nicholas as well as Atlantis Books E.E.. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stop by Atlantis Books E.E.. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Oia itinerary builder.

Oia is just a stone's throw from Fira. In July, daytime highs in Oia are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ios.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Nature Shopping
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Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Atlantis Books E.E. ©
Atlantis Books E.E.
Eponymo ©
Eponymo

4
nights
Ios

Ios ©
Halfway between Naxos and Santorini lies tiny Ios, famous worldwide as one of the Aegean's liveliest nightlife hubs.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Manganari Beach and Panagia Gremiotissa Church. We've included these beaches for you: Mylopotas Beach and Kolitsani Beach. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Chora Museum, Ios.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Ios road trip planning app.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Oia to Ios in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Ios

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Mylopotas Beach ©
Mylopotas Beach
Manganari Beach ©
Manganari Beach
Kolitsani Beach ©
Kolitsani Beach

4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Aeolis Aghios Georgios Beach and Alyko Dimou Naxou. Get a sense of the local culture at Portara and Venetian Museum. Go for a jaunt from Naxos Town to Kastraki to see Kastraki Beach about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Old Town, get engrossed in the history at Archeological Museum, and contemplate the long history of Kastro.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Naxos Town trip itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Ios to Naxos Town in 1.5 hours. In July in Naxos Town, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will leave for Mykonos Town on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Naxos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Alyko Dimou Naxou, Kastraki Beach
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Portara ©
Portara
Old Town ©
Old Town
Kastro ©
Kastro

7
nights
Mykonos Town

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Archaeological Site of Delos and Platis Gialos Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Little Venice and Avenue of the Lions. Venture out of the city with trips to Delos (Archaeological Museum of Delos & House of Dionysus). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint George, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Panayia Tourliani, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fokos Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town travel route builder site.

Getting from Naxos Town to Mykonos Town by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly. In July in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will leave for Athens on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Delos, Mykonos, Panormos Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Monastery of Panayia Tourliani
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Archaeological Site of Delos ©
Archaeological Site of Delos
Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National Garden as well as National History Museum (Old Parliament). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Benaki Museum and Akrokorinthos. Museum-lovers will appreciate Archaeological Museum of Corinth and Numismatic Museum. Take a break from Athens with a short trip to Temple of Apollo in Corinth, about 1h 20 min away. See some other sides of Athens: delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus and take a stroll through Monastiraki.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Athens vacation tool.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Athens by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi. While traveling from Mykonos Town, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Athens, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. On the 30th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Corinth
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 30:
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Benaki Museum ©
Benaki Museum
Akrokorinthos ©
Akrokorinthos
Temple of Olympian Zeus ©
Temple of Olympian Zeus

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