21 days in Greece Itinerary

21 days in Greece Itinerary

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21 days in Greece Itinerary

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

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, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, get great views at Mount Lycabettus, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary planner .

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Athens is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Cluj-Napoca in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Athens: highs are around 29°C and lows about 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nafplio: Arkadiko Bridge (in Mycenae), Corinth (Acrocorinth & Archea Korinthos) and The Great Theatre of Epidaurus (in Epidavros). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, and take an in-depth tour of Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation.

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Traveling by car from Athens to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Nafplio, with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Corinth, Mycenae, 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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, then delve into the distant past at Delphi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Apollo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tholos.

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Traveling by car from Nafplio to Delphi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Delphi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kalambaka.

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

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 8th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then examine the collection at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture, and finally don't miss a visit to Meteora.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kalambaka trip builder site .

Getting from Delphi to Kalambaka by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Delphi in June, Kalambaka is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Kalambaka

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

3
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Corfu Town: MKB Corfu Beekeeping Vasilakis (in Vatos) and Speed Boats Tours (in Kavos). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, don't miss a visit to Monastery of Myrtiotisa, cool off at Aqualand Corfu Water Park, and explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Kalambaka to Corfu Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kalambaka in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Corfu Town, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Theme Parks Tours

Side Trips

Aqualand Corfu Water Park, Monastery of Myrtiotisa, Speed Boats Tours, MKB Corfu Beekeeping Vasilakis
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

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, make a trip to Kapopoulos Fine Arts, take a memorable tour with Tours, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mykonos Town trip app .

Fly from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Corfu Town in June, plan for slightly colder days in Mykonos Town, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kapari Beach, Panormos Beach, Speed Boats Tours
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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 15th (Mon): do a tasting at Winery Stilianou, then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Heraklion online day trip planner .

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. In June in Heraklion, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Winery Stilianou, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
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Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

4
nights
Oia, Santorini

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Get out of town with these interesting Oia side-trips: Ancient Thera (in Kamari), Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A. (in Megalochori) and Akrotiri (Red Beach, Akrotiri, & more). There's still lots to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and explore the activities along Amoudi Bay.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Oia road trip planning website .

Getting from Heraklion to Oia by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Oia can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Santorini, Fira, Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A., Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

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