23 days in Greece Itinerary

23 days in Greece Itinerary

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23 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Chania Town, Crete
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Hersonissos, Crete
— 2 nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Agios Nikolaos Chapel and Chania Venetian Lighthouse. We've included these beaches for you: Agii Apostoli Beach and Nea Chora Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chania Town: The Venetian Fortezza (in Rethymnon) and Lake Kournas (in Kournas). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Iguana Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, delve into the distant past at Ancient Aptera, and learn about winemaking at Manousakis Winery.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chania Town travel itinerary creator.

Brussels, Belgium to Chania Town is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Chania Town due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Brussels in July; daily highs in Chania Town reach 36°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hersonissos.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Agia Marina Beach, Lake Kournas, Botanical Park & Gardens Of Crete, St. Nicholas Church, Manousakis Winery
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Ancient Aptera ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Voulismeni, then delve into the distant past at Malia Minoan Palace, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos, and finally meet the residents at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): examine the collection at Lychnostatis Open Air Museum and then kick back and relax at Stalis Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hersonissos trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Chania Town to Hersonissos in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July in Hersonissos, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches

Side Trips

Malia Minoan Palace, Stalis Beach, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Lake Voulismeni
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Lake Voulismeni ©
Lake Voulismeni
Stalis Beach ©
Stalis Beach
Lychnostatis Open Air Museum ©
Lychnostatis Open Air Museum

4
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Venetsanos Winery and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Appreciate the collections at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos and Ernesto Workshop & Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museum of Prehistoric Thera, tour the pleasant surroundings at Perissa Black Sand Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Akrotiri LightHouse, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Fira itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Hersonissos to Fira takes 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Fira are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Santorini, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, Ancient Thera, Venetsanos Winery
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Ancient Thera ©
Ancient Thera
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.
Visit Maragas Beach and Agia Anna Beach for some beach relaxation. Get some cultural insight at Kastro and Eggares Olive Press Museum. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Old Town, delve into the distant past at Portara, delve into the lush surroundings at Alyko Dimou Naxou, and enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Prokopios Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Naxos itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Naxos in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Fira in July, plan for slightly colder days in Naxos, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Paros.

Things to do in Naxos

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Eggares Olive Press Museum ©
Eggares Olive Press Museum
Mikri Vigla Beach ©
Mikri Vigla Beach
Old Town ©
Old Town

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Chrisis Aktis Beach and Martselo beach. Get some cultural insight at Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral and Lefkes. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Maria Beach, stroll through Piso Aliki Beach, go for a stroll along the water at Old Port of Naoussa, and head off the coast to Parikia Town.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Paros travel planner.

Getting from Naxos to Paros by ferry takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Paros

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Lefkes ©
Lefkes
Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town
Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral ©
Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Kapari Beach and Paranga Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Agios Stefanos Beach and Paradise Beach. Step out of Mykonos Town to go to Delos and see Archaeological Site of Delos, which is approximately 1h 15 min away.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town trip itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Paros to Mykonos Town in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

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

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