20 days in Greece Itinerary

20 days in Greece Itinerary

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20 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  20 h 45 min
1
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
5
Delphi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Nafplio
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Athens
— 5 nights
Fly:  22 h 30 min
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Little Venice, look for gifts at White, see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Mykonos Town is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in February, you will find days in Mykonos Town are much colder (16°C), and nights are a bit cooler (11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Mykonos, Speed Boats Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

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.
On the 20th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, then get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, look for gifts at Nerium Oleander, then learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou, then see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Heraklion online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Heraklion takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In February, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, steep yourself in history at Arch of Galerius, enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, then don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Osios David (The Latomou Monastery). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, head outdoors with Nea Paralia, then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, and finally test your team's savvy at Locked escape rooms.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Thessaloniki trip builder website .

Getting from Heraklion to Thessaloniki by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Heraklion in February, things will get slightly colder in Thessaloniki: highs are around 15°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum
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Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and finally steep yourself in history at Varlaam Monastery.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka road trip site .

Traveling by car from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Thessaloniki in February; daily highs in Kalambaka reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

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

2
nights
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 25th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, contemplate the long history of Delphi, then get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Parnassus, then don't miss a visit to O Tafos tou Lokrou, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos Church.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Delphi trip website .

Getting from Kalambaka to Delphi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kalambaka in February; daily highs in Delphi reach 15°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nafplio: Corinth (Akrokorinthos & Archea Korinthos), The Great Theatre of Epidaurus (in Epidavros) and Monastery of the Dormition Rock Nemea (in Nemea). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, and pause for some photo ops at Lion of Bavaria.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Nafplio online vacation planner .

You can drive from Delphi to Nafplio in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Nafplio when traveling from Delphi in February, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trips

Corinth, Monastery of the Dormition Rock Nemea, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade

5
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Monastiraki, stop by Plaka, and see the interesting displays at Technopolis City of Athens.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Athens day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Athens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Athens: highs are around 18°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

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

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