23 days in Greece Itinerary

23 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Brussels
Fly + Shuttle:  6 h 30 min
1
Chania Town, Crete
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Hersonissos, Crete
— 2 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  3 h 15 min
3
Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Naxos
— 4 nights
Drive:  45 min
5
Paros
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Brussels

4
nights
Chania Town, Crete

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.
Visiting Agia Marina Beach and Agii Apostoli Beach will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Lighthouse and St. Nicholas Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chania Town: Lake Kournas (in Kournas) and The Venetian Fortezza (in Rethymnon). The adventure continues: stroll through Iguana Beach, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Chania, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Park & Gardens Of Crete, and learn about winemaking at Manousakis Winery.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Chania Town trip itinerary planning site.

Brussels, Belgium to Chania Town is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in July, with highs in Chania Town at 37°C and lows at 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Hersonissos.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lake Kournas, Botanical Park & Gardens Of Crete, Manousakis Winery, Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, The Venetian Fortezza
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Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera ©
Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera
Agii Apostoli Beach ©
Agii Apostoli Beach
Manousakis Winery ©
Manousakis Winery

2
nights
Hersonissos, Crete

Hersonissos ©
Wholeheartedly dedicated to tourism, Hersonissos remains best known for its vibrant nightlife, its bars and clubs attracting partygoers from around the world.
On the 9th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Voulismeni, explore the ancient world of Malia Minoan Palace, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Lychnostatis Open Air Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Stalis Beach.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hersonissos route planner.

Traveling by car from Chania Town to Hersonissos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. When traveling from Chania Town in July, plan for little chillier days in Hersonissos, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Voulismeni, Malia Minoan Palace, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Stalis Beach
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Stalis Beach ©
Stalis Beach
Lychnostatis Open Air Museum ©
Lychnostatis Open Air Museum
Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre ©
Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre

4
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Explore hidden gems such as Skaros Rock and Akrotiri LightHouse. Get some historical perspective at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani and Ancient Thera. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, do a tasting at Venetsanos Winery, and get impressive views of Santorini Volcano.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Fira tour builder app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Hersonissos to Fira takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Fira are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Naxos.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Santorini, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Venetsanos Winery, Santo Winery, Akrotiri LightHouse
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Museum of Prehistoric Thira ©
Museum of Prehistoric Thira
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock

4
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.
Kastro and Portara will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Eggares Olive Press Museum and Old Town. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Mikri Vigla Beach, stroll through Agia Anna Beach, and take a peaceful walk through Alyko Dimou Naxou.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Naxos vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Fira to Naxos takes 5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Paros.

Things to do in Naxos

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Eggares Olive Press Museum ©
Eggares Olive Press Museum
Plaka Beach ©
Plaka Beach
Mikri Vigla Beach ©
Mikri Vigla Beach

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Martselo beach and Chrisis Aktis Beach will thrill your kids. Explore hidden gems such as Parikia Town and Lefkes. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Aliki Beach, see the interesting displays at Folklore Art Museum Of Cycladic Civilization Benetos & Popi Skiadas., take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Ekatondapiliani, and enjoy the sand and surf at Lageri beach.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Paros using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Naxos to Paros takes 2 hours. July in Paros sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Paros

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Lefkes ©
Lefkes
Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town
Aliki Beach
Aliki Beach

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Archaeological Site of Delos and Paraportiani Church. Visiting Elia Beach and Kapari Beach will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: make a trip to Rarity Gallery, stroll through Paraga Beach, and kick back and relax at Agios Stefanos Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mykonos Town trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Paros to Mykonos Town takes 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ornos Beach, Panormos Beach, Agios Stefanos Beach, Elia Beach, Paraga Beach
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Archaeological Site of Delos ©
Archaeological Site of Delos
Ornos Beach ©
Ornos Beach
Paraga Beach ©
Paraga Beach

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