16 days in Greece Itinerary

16 days in Greece Itinerary

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16 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  6​h
2
Delphi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
ferry + taxi:  3​h 30​min
6
Chania Town, Crete
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Rhodes Town, Rhodes
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, contemplate the long history of Achilleion Museum, see the interesting displays at Casa Parlante, then don't miss a visit to The Liston, then make a trip to Spianada Square, and finally wander the streets of Corfu Old Town. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Kaiser's Throne, look for gifts at Corfu Ceramics, pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Paleokastritsa, then admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, and finally make a trip to Vlacherna Monastery.

To find where to stay and tourist information, read Corfu Town vacation maker .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Corfu Town is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Corfu Town due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in April, with highs in Corfu Town at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Delphi.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Corfu, Achilleion Museum, Kaiser's Throne
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Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum
The Liston ©
The Liston
Corfu Old Town ©
Corfu Old Town

1
night
Delphi

Delphi ©
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Byzantine Church of Agia Eleousa (Panagia Mavromantila), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tholos, take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, then explore the ancient world of Delphi, and finally steep yourself in history at Temple of Apollo.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Delphi trip planner .

Do a combination of ferry and car from Corfu Town to Delphi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Corfu Town in April since evenings lows in Delphi dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): see where the action happens at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, then snap pictures at Arkadiko Bridge, then take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, and finally explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, then explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, then do a tasting at Ktima Palivou, and finally don't miss a visit to Corinth Canal.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nafplio trip planner .

Getting from Delphi to Nafplio by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Nafplio when traveling from Delphi in April, with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mycenae, Corinth Canal, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Ktima Palivou
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Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Food Tours and Mount Lycabettus. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Athena Nike, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens.

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You can drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Nafplio in April, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Food Tours

2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, examine the collection at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then look for gifts at Sand Lily Boutique, and finally learn about winemaking at Santo Winery.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Fira tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Athens to Fira takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Fira are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Imerovigli, Santo Winery, Amoudi Bay, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Park & Gardens Of Crete, and then explore the activities along Lake Kournas. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church, don't miss a visit to Chania Venetian Lighthouse, then brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Crete, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Falassarna Beach.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Chania Town online travel planner .

Getting from Fira to Chania Town by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, Botanical Park & Gardens Of Crete, St. Nicholas Church, Falassarna Beach, Lake Kournas
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Lake Kournas ©
Lake Kournas
Botanical Park & Gardens Of Crete ©
Botanical Park & Gardens Of Crete
Chania Venetian Lighthouse ©
Chania Venetian Lighthouse

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): kick back and relax at Lindos Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Pavlos Beach, contemplate the long history of Street of the Knights, then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Rhodes (Hospital of the Knights), and finally get your game on at Throne of Helios. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Tsambika Beach, then make a trip to Monastery Tsambika, then get into the urban bustle at Kallithea Springs, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rhodes Town trip itinerary website .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Chania Town to Rhodes Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lindos, Monastery Tsambika, Tsambika Beach, Kallithea Springs
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Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach
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