15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
2
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
3
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
4
Nafplio
— 2 nights
5
Athens
— 3 nights
6
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, then do a tasting at Winery Stilianou, and then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and finally get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Heraklion trip itinerary planner.

Berlin, Germany to Heraklion is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. August in Heraklion sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, and kick back and relax at Red Beach.

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Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Fira takes 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Oia, Imerovigli, Akrotiri, Kamari, Santorini Sailing
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Santorini Tours ©
Santorini Tours
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

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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 28th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then wander the streets of Little Venice, and finally make a trip to Rarity Gallery. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town travel planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nafplio.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Panormos Beach, GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort
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GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort ©
GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi and then steep yourself in history at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus. On the next day, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then get to know the fascinating history of Nauplion Promenade, then get to know the fascinating history of Tiryns, and finally explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nafplio itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Mykonos Town to Nafplio in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Mykonos Town in August, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Nafplio: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Archaeological Site Mycenae, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
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Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade

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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: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

Plan trip to Athens with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Nafplio in August since evenings lows in Athens dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Corfu Town.

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

3
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.
Corfu Town is known for historic sites, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a splash at Aqualand Corfu Water Park, explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, contemplate the long history of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, and test your team's savvy at The MindTrap Corfu.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town online vacation maker.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Corfu Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. September in Corfu Town sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Aqualand Corfu Water Park
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Aqualand Corfu Water Park ©
Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu

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