24 days in Greece Itinerary

24 days in Greece Itinerary

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24 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
2
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
3
Oia, Santorini
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Athens
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Nafplio
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Olympia
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  4​h
8
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, museums, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Little Venice, enjoy the sand and surf at Kapari Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fokos Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town trip builder tool .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Mykonos Town is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Mykonos Town when traveling from Sao Paulo in September, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mykonos, Panormos Beach, Paradise Beach, Elia Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, then examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Reptisland.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Heraklion day trip site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Mykonos Town to Heraklion in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Reptisland, The Palace of Knossos, Kazantzakis Museum
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Reptisland ©
Reptisland
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

3
nights
Oia, Santorini

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Change things up with these side-trips from Oia: Akrotiri (Akrotiri & Red Beach) and Kamari (Ancient Thera & Kamari Beach). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take some stellar pictures from Sunset in Oia, pause for some serene contemplation at Anastasis Church, and explore the activities along Amoudi Bay.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Oia trip site .

Getting from Heraklion to Oia by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Imerovigli, Akrotiri, Kamari, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens, and don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Oia to Athens by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, car, and flight; or ride a ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

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

3
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nafplio: Arkadiko Bridge (in Mycenae), Corinth (Acrocorinth & Archea Korinthos) and The Great Theatre of Epidaurus (in Epidavros). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns, take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, and get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Nafplio online route planner .

Drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in September, expect little chillier with lows of 14°C in Nafplio. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Mycenae, Corinth, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
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Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi

2
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Inhabited since prehistoric times, Olympia remains best known as the site of the original Olympic Games, held there for the first time in 776 BCE.
On the 1st (Tue), stop by The Old Watermill, then experience rural life at Klio's Honey Farm, then pause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia. On the next day, make a trip to Archaeological Site of Olympia, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity, then do a tasting at Olympia Land Winery, and finally see the interesting displays at Archimedes Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Olympia trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Olympia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Olympia, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

The Old Watermill
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Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery
Klio's Honey Farm ©
Klio's Honey Farm
Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia

1
night
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
On the 3rd (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, steep yourself in history at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kalambaka route planner .

Drive from Olympia to Kalambaka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Olympia in October, things will get a bit cooler in Kalambaka: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©

5
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Explore Corfu Town's surroundings by going to Speed Boats Tours (in Kavos), Corfu Donkey Rescue (in Paleokastritsa) and Red Bull Aqua Arena (in Ipsos). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, make a splash at Aqualand Corfu Water Park, explore the historical opulence of New Fortress, and don't miss a visit to Spianada Square.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Corfu Town trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Kalambaka to Corfu Town in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kalambaka in October, things will get a bit warmer in Corfu Town: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ipsos Aqua Arena, Speed Boats Tours, St. Spyridon First Beach, Corfu Donkey Rescue, Corfu Reptilla Roda
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Speed Boats Tours

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