31 days in Greece Itinerary

31 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  21 h 15 min
1
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Naxos Town, Naxos
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  3 h
3
Vasilikos, Zakynthos
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h
4
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Ferry + Taxi:  2 h 30 min
6
Rethymnon, Crete
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
7
Chania Town, Crete
— 4 nights
+2
Shuttle + Fly + Bus:  6 h 45 min
8
Lindos, Rhodes
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  27 h
End: Sydney

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.
Get outdoors at Paradise Beach and Kalo Livadi Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Little Venice and Archaeological Site of Delos. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach, don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, kick back and relax at Kapari Beach, and examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town travel planner.

Sydney, Australia to Mykonos Town is an approximately 21.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. While traveling from Sydney, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Agios Sostis Beach, Panormos Beach, Kalo Livadi Beach, Archaeological Site of Delos
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Agios Sostis Beach ©
Agios Sostis Beach
Kalo Livadi Beach ©
Kalo Livadi Beach

2
nights
Naxos Town, Naxos

Naxos Town ©
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
On the 6th (Tue), kick back and relax at Agios Prokopios Beach, see the interesting displays at Eggares Olive Press Museum, then take a stroll through Old Town, and finally delve into the distant past at Portara. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Plaka Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Mikri Vigla Beach, and then browse the exhibits of Fish & Olive.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Naxos Town road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Mykonos Town to Naxos Town takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Vasilikos.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mikri Vigla Beach, Fish & Olive, Eggares Olive Press Museum, Plaka Beach, Agios Prokopios Beach
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Eggares Olive Press Museum ©
Eggares Olive Press Museum
Mikri Vigla Beach ©
Mikri Vigla Beach
Plaka Beach ©
Plaka Beach

4
nights
Vasilikos, Zakynthos

Vasilikos ©
Home to just a few hundred year-round residents, Vasilikos draws thousands of daily visitors with its beaches and restaurants during peak tourist season.
Get some cultural insight at Aristeon Ecological Olive Press and Grampsas Winery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Blue Caves and Xigia Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Vasilikos side-trips: Speed Boats Tours (in Tsilivi) and Giatras Museum-Dionysios Art Gallery (in Agalas). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Kalamaki Beach, brush up on your military savvy at History War Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Nicholas Church, and kick back and relax at Gerakas Beach.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Vasilikos trip maker website.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Naxos Town to Vasilikos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Vasilikos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Zakynthos, Grampsas Winery, Kalamaki Beach, Saint Nicholas Church, Speed Boats Tours
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Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach
Porto Limnionas ©
Porto Limnionas
Aristeon Ecological Olive Press ©
Aristeon Ecological Olive Press

4
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.
Visit Old Fortress Corfu and Monastery of Paleokastritsa for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Casa Parlante and Tsami Ceramics. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Corfu Town: La Grotta Beach (in Paleokastritsa), Paralia Agios Georgios (in Agios Georgios) and Barbati Beach (in Barbati). There's much more to do: stroll through Porto Timoni Beach, step into the grandiose world of New Fortress, visit Corfu Old Town, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town trip app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Vasilikos to Corfu Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Corfu Town, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

La Grotta Beach, Paralia Agios Georgios, Tsami Ceramics, Porto Timoni Beach, Barbati Beach
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Porto Timoni Beach ©
Porto Timoni Beach
Paralia Agios Georgios ©
Paralia Agios Georgios

3
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 Skaros Rock and Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of Prehistoric Thira and Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sea views from Akrotiri LightHouse, do a tasting at Santo Winery, trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, and steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Fira tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Fira takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Fira are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amoudi Bay, Akrotiri LightHouse, Santo Winery, Ancient Thera, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
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Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock
Akrotiri LightHouse ©
Akrotiri LightHouse

2
nights
Rethymnon, Crete

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kournas, and finally stop by Rethymnon Old Town. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at The Holy Monastery of Preveli and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Arkadi.

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You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Fira to Rethymnon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or fly. October in Rethymnon sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Chania Town.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

St. Nicholas Church, Lake Kournas
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St. Nicholas Church ©
St. Nicholas Church
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town
Monastery of Arkadi ©
Monastery of Arkadi

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.
Get some historical perspective at Lighthouse and Kastro Gramvoussas. Escape the urban bustle at Seitan Limania Beach and Agii Apostoli Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chania Town: Kedrodasos Beach (in Kissamos) and Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) (in Akrotiri). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Manousakis Winery, stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery, learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of Crete, and see the interesting displays at Greek National Football Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Chania Town trip builder.

Take a bus from Rethymnon to Chania Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Chania Town can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Chania Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Akrotiri, German War Cemetery, Kedrodasos Beach, Kastro Gramvoussas, Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera
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Archaeological Museum of Chania ©
Archaeological Museum of Chania
Kedrodasos Beach ©
Kedrodasos Beach
Agii Apostoli Beach ©
Agii Apostoli Beach

6
nights
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Village of Lindos and Ancient Kamiros. Get in touch with nature at Lindos Beach and Epta Piges. When in Lindos, make a side trip to see Art Park Rhodes in Archipoli, approximately Archipoli away. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos, explore the historical opulence of Castle of Monolithos, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church of the Panagia, and head outdoors with Pefkos Beach.

For where to stay and more tourist information, read our Lindos trip maker.

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Chania Town to Lindos takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 22°C. You will leave for home on the 30th (Fri).

Things to do in Lindos

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rhodes, Agathi Beach, Monastery Tsambika, Stegna Beach, Pefkos Beach
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 30:
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Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Agathi Beach ©
Agathi Beach
Stegna Beach ©
Stegna Beach

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