23 days in Greece Itinerary

23 days in Greece Itinerary

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23 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Tunis
Fly:  12​h
1
Athens
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
2
Sparta
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  19​h 15​min
3
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h
4
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Oia, Santorini
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
6
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Naxos
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
8
Paros
— 2 nights
+3
ferry + foot + bus + Fly:  3​h
9
Rhodes Town, Rhodes
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
End: Tunis

1
night
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Athens itinerary builder.

Tunis, Tunisia to Athens is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sparta.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites
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Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Erechtheion ©
Erechtheion

1
night
Sparta

Sparta ©
Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sparta trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Athens to Sparta takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Athens in August, plan for little chillier nights in Sparta, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Sparta

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Kastora Canyon
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Panormos Beach and The Windmills (Kato Milli). Step out of the city life by going to Ornos Beach and Platis Gialos Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mykonos Town trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sparta to Mykonos Town. Traveling from Sparta in August, you will find days in Mykonos Town are slightly colder (33°C), and nights are a bit warmer (27°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Platis Gialos Beach, Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach, Armenistis Lighthouse
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach
Ornos Beach ©
Ornos Beach

4
nights
Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Get some cultural insight at Akrotiri and La Ponta-Greek Bagpipe Exhibition & Workshop. You'll get in some beach time at Eros Beach and Caldera Beach. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Red Beach, examine the collection at Cultural Village, tour the pleasant surroundings at White Beach, and learn about winemaking at Venetsanos Winery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Akrotiri custom trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. August in Akrotiri sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Oia.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Vlychada, Perivolos, Venetsanos Winery, Cultural Village
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Vlychada Beach ©
Vlychada Beach

2
nights
Oia, Santorini

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Mnemossyne Gallery, learn about winemaking at Domaine Sigalas, then steep yourself in history at Byzantine Castle Ruins, and finally explore the activities along Amoudi Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Oria Gallery, kick back and relax at Katharos Beach, view the masterpieces at Oia Treasures Art Gallery, then look for gifts at Aquamarine Jewelry, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Oia trip builder.

Oia is just a stone's throw from Akrotiri. In August in Oia, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Fira.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Shopping Museums
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Domaine Sigalas ©
Domaine Sigalas
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Byzantine Castle Ruins ©
Byzantine Castle Ruins

2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museum of Prehistoric Thera, learn about winemaking at Santo Winery, then trek along Hiking Trail Fira - Oia, and finally view the masterpieces at Ernesto Workshop & Gallery. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at MATI Art Gallery, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Fira vacation trip planner.

Fira is just a stone's throw from Oia. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Fira

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Santo Winery
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Museum of Prehistoric Thira ©
Museum of Prehistoric Thira
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Maragas Beach and Plaka Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Kastro and The Church of Panagia Drossiani. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Portara, tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Prokopios Beach, kick back and relax at Aeolis Aghios Georgios Beach, and examine the collection at Eggares Olive Press Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Naxos trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Naxos takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Paros.

Things to do in Naxos

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Kastro ©
Kastro
Old Town ©
Old Town
Plaka Beach ©
Plaka Beach

2
nights
Paros

Paros ©
Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Lefkes, go for a stroll along the water at Old Port of Naoussa, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum, step off the mainland to explore Parikia Town, then Head underground at Marathi Marble Quarries, then enjoy the sand and surf at Faragas Beach, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Valley of Butterflies (Petaloudes Park).

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Paros itinerary builder.

Traveling by ferry from Naxos to Paros takes an hour. August in Paros sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Paros

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Lefkes ©
Lefkes
Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town
Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral ©
Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral

2
nights
Rhodes Town, Rhodes

Rhodes Town ©
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Village of Lindos. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Village of Lindos. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Filerimos Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady of Filerimos, delve into the distant past at The Acropolis of Rhodes, explore the ancient world of Ancient Olympic Stadium - Rhodes, then step into the grandiose world of Palace of Grand Master of Knights, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rhodes Town online itinerary creator.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Paros to Rhodes Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. On the 22nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Filerimos, Lindos
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Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue ©
Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue
Church of Our Lady of Filerimos ©
Church of Our Lady of Filerimos

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