13 days in Greece Itinerary

13 days in Greece Itinerary

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13 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  3​h
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Apollonii, Lefkada
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Ithaca
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Argostolion, Cephalonia
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h
5
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
6
Tsilivi, Zakynthos
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Zurich

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Corfu Town: Corfu Donkey Rescue (in Paleokastritsa) and St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, expand your understanding of the military at Old Fortress Corfu, don't miss a visit to The Liston, and examine the collection at Casa Parlante.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town online vacation planner .

Zurich, Switzerland to Corfu Town is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, Corfu Town is a bit warmer than Zurich - with highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Apollonii.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Aqualand Corfu Water Park, Corfu Donkey Rescue, St. Spyridon First Beach
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

1
night
Apollonii, Lefkada

Apollonii ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Ammoussa Beach, examine the collection at Fabbrica Olive Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Egremni Beach.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Apollonii trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Corfu Town to Apollonii. September in Apollonii sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ithaca.

Things to do in Apollonii

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Egremni Beach
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Egremni Beach ©
Egremni Beach
Ammoussa Beach ©
Ammoussa Beach
Fabbrica Olive Museum ©
Fabbrica Olive Museum

1
night
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca or Ithaka is a Greek island located in the Ionian Sea, off the northeast coast of Kefalonia and to the west of continental Greece.Ithaca's main island has an area of 96km2 and had a population in 2011 of 3,231. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): head outdoors with Vathy Bay, then kick back and relax at Gedaki Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Paralia Frikes.

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You can drive from Apollonii to Ithaca in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Argostolion.

Things to do in Ithaca

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Paralia Frikes ©
Paralia Frikes

2
nights
Argostolion, Cephalonia

Argostolion ©
A modern town with a traditional character, Argostolion draws visitors with museums, gardens, squares, pedestrianized shopping streets, and a cobbled seaside promenade.
On the 5th (Thu), Head underground at Melissani Cave and then don't miss a visit to Assos. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Makris Gialos Beach, then kick back and relax at Antisamos Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Spiridon Church.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, read our Argostolion route planner .

You can drive from Ithaca to Argostolion in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Argostolion can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Argostolion

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sami, Makris Gialos Beach, Assos
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Antisamos Beach ©
Antisamos Beach
Assos ©
Assos
Makris Gialos Beach ©
Makris Gialos Beach

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Take a break from Athens with a short trip to Archaeological Site Mycenae in Mycenae, about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, and wander the streets of Plaka.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Athens travel route planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Argostolion to Athens takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tsilivi.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Tsilivi, Zakynthos

A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Get out of town with these interesting Tsilivi side-trips: Keri Caves (in Limni Keri) and Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria). There's still lots to do: race across the water with a speed boat tour, kick back and relax at Kalamaki Beach, learn about all things military at History War Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Dionisios Church.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tsilivi trip itinerary planning app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Athens to Tsilivi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight, car, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tsilivi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

History War Museum, Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), Kalamaki Beach, Porto Limnionas, Keri Caves
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Speed Boats Tours
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach

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