13 days in Greece Itinerary

13 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece visit planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

13 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
1
Naxos
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
2
Faliraki, Rhodes
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  5​h 15​min
3
Chania Town, Crete
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Rethymnon, Crete
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 30​min
5
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
6
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
7
Milos
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

1
night
Naxos

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Portara and then steep yourself in history at Old Town.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Naxos trip itinerary builder tool .

Valletta, Malta to Naxos is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Valletta to Naxos. In July, daily temperatures in Naxos can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Faliraki.

Things to do in Naxos

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Mikri Vigla Beach ©
Mikri Vigla Beach
Plaka Beach ©
Plaka Beach
Portara ©
Portara

1
night
Faliraki, Rhodes

Faliraki ©
Famed for its sandy beaches, Faliraki serves as a major destination on the island of Rhodes.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Tsambika Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Stegna Beach, then don't miss a visit to Monastery Tsambika, and finally make a trip to Kallithea Springs.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Faliraki road trip site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Naxos to Faliraki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Faliraki

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Monastery Tsambika, Tsambika Beach, Kallithea Springs, Stegna Beach
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Stegna Beach ©
Stegna Beach
Monastery Tsambika ©
Monastery Tsambika
Tsambika Beach ©
Tsambika Beach

1
night
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.
On the 9th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Agia Marina Beach, stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery, then delve into the distant past at Ancient Aptera, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kournas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): stroll the grounds of Souda Bay War Cemetery, enjoy the sand and surf at Seitan Limania Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Chania Venetian Lighthouse, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Chania Town trip itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Faliraki to Chania Town in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or ride a ferry. July in Chania Town sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Chania Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Souda, German War Cemetery, Seitan Limania Beach, Agia Marina Beach, St. Nicholas Church
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
St. Nicholas Church ©
St. Nicholas Church
Souda Bay War Cemetery ©
Souda Bay War Cemetery
Chania Venetian Lighthouse ©
Chania Venetian Lighthouse

1
night
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 11th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Arkadi, then get engrossed in the history at Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno, then steep yourself in history at The Venetian Fortezza, and finally take a stroll through Rethymnon Old Town.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rethymnon trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Chania Town to Rethymnon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Rethymnon, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Monastery of Arkadi ©
Monastery of Arkadi
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town
The Venetian Fortezza ©
The Venetian Fortezza

2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): trek along Hiking Trail Fira - Oia, then explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, then learn about winemaking at Santo Winery, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Akrotiri LightHouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and finally stop by the White, Santorini.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Fira journey tool .

Getting from Rethymnon to Fira by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. In July in Fira, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Santo Winery, Amoudi Bay, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Skaros Rock
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Akrotiri LightHouse ©
Akrotiri LightHouse
Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): kick back and relax at Panormos Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, then make a trip to Matoyianni Street, and finally wander the streets of Little Venice. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then look for gifts at Mytho, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Megali Ammos, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mykonos Town online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Fira to Mykonos Town by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. July in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to fly to Milos.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Panormos Beach
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Matoyianni Street ©
Matoyianni Street
Paraportiani Church ©
Paraportiani Church

3
nights
Milos

Milos ©
The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Sarakiniko Beach, explore the ancient world of Ancient Roman Theatre - Milos, then stop by Faskomilo, then don't miss a visit to Adamas World War Two Bomb Shelter, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Firiplaka Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Kalogries Beach, head off the coast to Glaronissia, then kick back and relax at Paliochori Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Old Sulfur Mines at Paliorema.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Milos trip planner .

Getting from Mykonos Town to Milos by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Milos are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milos

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Ancient Roman Theatre - Milos ©
Ancient Roman Theatre - Milos
Firiplaka Beach ©
Firiplaka Beach
Old Sulfur Mines at Paliorema ©
Old Sulfur Mines at Paliorema

Similar Plans

16 days in Greece BY A USER FROM KUWAIT July, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Greece BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA August, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Greece BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Greece BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Greece BY A USER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Greece BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Greece BY A USER FROM DENMARK July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Greece BY A USER FROM CANADA April, culture, beaches, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Greece BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Greece BY A USER FROM FRANCE August, teens, kids, outdoors, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Greece & Paris BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Greece BY A USER FROM BELGIUM September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans