43 days in Greece Itinerary

43 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Cairo
Fly:  4 h
1
Milos
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2 h
2
Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
3
Naxos
— 3 nights
Ferry + Taxi:  1 h
4
Paradise Beach, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Skiathos
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
6
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 4 nights
Ferry + Drive:  4 h
7
Lefkada
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h 15 min
8
Lixouri, Cephalonia
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  2 h 45 min
9
Vasilikos, Zakynthos
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
10
Plakias, Crete
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
11
Chania Town, Crete
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
12
Lindos, Rhodes
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Cairo

2
nights
Milos

Milos ©
The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Visiting Kleftiko Beach and Firiplaka Beach will get you outdoors. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Sarakiniko Beach and Paliochori Beach. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Agios Haralambos, enjoy the sand and surf at Tsigrado Beach, and stop by Vanilla.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Milos trip maker tool.

Cairo, Egypt to Milos is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. While traveling from Cairo, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Milos, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Milos

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Kleftiko Beach ©
Kleftiko Beach
Tsigrado Beach ©
Tsigrado Beach
Paliochori Beach ©
Paliochori Beach

4
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Get outdoors at Perivolos and Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Prehistoric Thira and Ernesto Workshop & Gallery. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, view the masterpieces at Tzamia - Krystalla Art Gallery Santorini, contemplate the geological forces at Santorini Volcano, and browse the exhibits of S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Fira day trip tool.

You can ride a ferry from Milos to Fira in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In November, daytime highs in Fira are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Santorini, Pyrgos, Oia, Skaros Rock
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Museum of Prehistoric Thira ©
Museum of Prehistoric Thira
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock

3
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Mikri Vigla Beach and Plaka Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Agios Prokopios Beach and Alyko Dimou Naxou. There's lots more to do: stroll through Agia Anna Beach, view the masterpieces at Fish & Olive, explore the ancient world of Portara, and stop by Naxia Sweet Home.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Naxos trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Fira to Naxos by ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Paradise Beach.

Things to do in Naxos

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Plaka Beach ©
Plaka Beach
Mikri Vigla Beach ©
Mikri Vigla Beach
Alyko Dimou Naxou ©
Alyko Dimou Naxou

2
nights
Paradise Beach, Mykonos

Paradise Beach ©
Sun-drenched Paradise Beach remains largely responsible for Mykonos' nickname, the "Ibiza of Greece." Considered one of the island's major attractions, the beach draws a young crowd of hedonists with its bars and clubs, serving cold drinks and a party atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Super Paradise Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Elia Beach, and then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli). Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Platis Gialos Beach, stroll through Ornos Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Matoyianni Street.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Paradise Beach travel route planner.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Naxos to Paradise Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Skiathos.

Things to do in Paradise Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Ornos Beach, Elia Beach, Platis Gialos Beach
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 16:
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Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Super Paradise Beach ©
Super Paradise Beach
Ornos Beach ©
Ornos Beach

4
nights
Skiathos

Skiathos ©
Boasting some of Greece's finest beaches, Skiathos swells with vacationers from colder European countries at the height of the tourist season.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Arkos and The Blue House Art Gallery. Take a break from the city and head to Elia Beach and Agios Ioannis Beach. There's still lots to do: tour the water at your own pace with GR Boat Rentals, enjoy the sand and surf at Mandraki Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Panagia Kechria, and stroll through Koukounaries Beach.

To find maps and other tourist information, use the Skiathos vacation planner.

Fly from Paradise Beach to Skiathos in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In November, daytime highs in Skiathos are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Skiathos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Agios Ioannis Beach
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 20:
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Koukounaries Beach ©
Koukounaries Beach
Maratha Beach ©
Maratha Beach
Lalaria Beach ©
Lalaria Beach

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Paralia Agios Georgios and La Grotta Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Barbati Beach and Canal D'Amour. Venture out of the city with trips to Sidari Beach (in Sidari), Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press (in Vraganiotika) and Alikes Lefkimis (in Molos). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Banknote Museum of the Ionian Bank, stop by Corfu Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor, and stop by Mezzo Mezzo.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town day trip app.

You can fly from Skiathos to Corfu Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Skiathos in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Corfu Town, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lefkada.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sidari, Banknote Museum of the Ionian Bank, Barbati Beach, Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press, Achilleion Museum
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Canal D'Amour ©
Canal D'Amour
Paralia Agios Georgios ©
Paralia Agios Georgios
Sidari Beach ©
Sidari Beach

3
nights
Lefkada

Lefkada ©
Connected to mainland Greece by a long causeway and floating bridge, Lefkada represents more than just an island paradise of modern seaside resorts and pristine Ionian beaches.
Visit Egremni Beach and Kathisma Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Milos Beach and Porto Katsiki. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Folklore Museum Karia, admire the sheer force of Nydri Waterfalls, choose your vessel at Sivota Boat Rentals, and learn about winemaking at Lefkas Earth Winery.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lefkada trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Corfu Town to Lefkada in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Lixouri.

Things to do in Lefkada

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Egremni Beach ©
Egremni Beach
Milos Beach ©
Milos Beach
Kathisma Beach ©
Kathisma Beach

3
nights
Lixouri, Cephalonia

Lixouri ©
Once serving as a favorite summer retreat for the children of the royal family, Lixouri today attracts crowds of holidaymakers to its narrow, paved streets, busy waterfront, and lovely central square surrounded by old-fashioned cafes.
Visit Petani Beach and Platis Gialos Beach for some beach relaxation. Museum-lovers will get to explore Corgialenios Istoriko kai Laografiko Mouseio and Divino Wines and Vinegar. Get out of town with these interesting Lixouri side-trips: Makris Gialos Beach (in Lassi) and Antisamos Beach (in Sami). There's more to do: stroll through Myrtos Beach.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lixouri online trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lefkada to Lixouri. In November in Lixouri, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vasilikos.

Things to do in Lixouri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lassi, Divino Wines and Vinegar, Myrtos Beach, Corgialenios Istoriko kai Laografiko Mouseio, Antisamos Beach
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Petani Beach ©
Petani Beach
Makris Gialos Beach ©
Makris Gialos Beach
Myrtos Beach ©
Myrtos Beach

5
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.
Let the collections at Aristeon Ecological Olive Press and Giatras Museum-Dionysios Art Gallery capture your imagination. Visit Xigia Beach and Laganas Beach for some beach relaxation. Go for a jaunt from Vasilikos to Tsilivi to see Speed Boats Tours about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Porto Limnionas, head off the coast to Marathonisi (Turtle Island), pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Dionisios Church, and look for gifts at Spinspot Ceramics & Pottery.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Vasilikos trip app.

Getting from Lixouri to Vasilikos by combination of car and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In November in Vasilikos, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Plakias.

Things to do in Vasilikos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Zakynthos, Zakynthos Town, Spinspot Ceramics & Pottery, Xigia Beach, Speed Boats Tours
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 5:
Highlights from your plan
Aristeon Ecological Olive Press ©
Aristeon Ecological Olive Press
Porto Limnionas ©
Porto Limnionas
Laganas Beach ©
Laganas Beach

2
nights
Plakias, Crete

Plakias ©
Take a break from the city and head to Skinaria Beach and Matala beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate War Museum Askifou and Folk Museum of Spili. Get out of town with these interesting Plakias side-trips: Agia Marina Donkey Rescue Sanctuary (in Mires), Kurtes (in Zaros) and Frangokastello Beach (in Frangokastello).

To find out how to plan a trip to Plakias, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Vasilikos to Plakias in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. December in Plakias sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Chania Town.

Things to do in Plakias

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Preveli Beach, Lake Kournas, Matala beach, Agia Marina Donkey Rescue Sanctuary, The Venetian Fortezza
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Matala beach ©
Matala beach
Skinaria Beach ©
Skinaria Beach
Preveli Beach ©
Preveli Beach

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Agii Apostoli Beach and Archaeological Museum of Chania. You'll get in some beach time at Seitan Limania Beach and Agia Marina Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Chania Town side-trips: Falassarna Beach (in Falassarna) and Sfinari Beach (in Sfinari). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Historical and Folklore Museum of Therisos, stop by Mitos Objects of Art, explore and take pictures at Sosorides Beach, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Chania Town trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Plakias to Chania Town takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In December, daytime highs in Chania Town are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Chania Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Historical and Folklore Museum of Therisos, Sosorides Beach, Sfinari Beach, Seitan Limania Beach, Falassarna Beach
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Agii Apostoli Beach ©
Agii Apostoli Beach
Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach
Sfinari Beach ©
Sfinari Beach

4
nights
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Appreciate the collections at Art Park Rhodes and Archaeological Museum of Rhodes (Hospital of the Knights). Step off the beaten path and head to Prasonisi Beach and Ebonas Winecellar. Get out of town with these interesting Lindos side-trips: Kounaki Wines (in Ebonas), Faliraki Beach (in Faliraki) and Afandou Beach (in Afandou). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Monastery Tsambika, enjoy the sand and surf at Agathi Beach, and stroll through Tsambika Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lindos trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Chania Town to Lindos in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lindos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Prasonisi Beach, Kounaki Wines, Faliraki Beach, Tsambika Beach, Art Park Rhodes
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Agathi Beach ©
Agathi Beach
Afandou Beach ©
Afandou Beach
Art Park Rhodes ©
Art Park Rhodes

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