15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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15 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly:  6 h
1
Milos
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Sifnos
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Folegandros
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Sikinos
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Fira
— 7 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Istanbul, Turkey

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Sand Museum and then don't miss a visit to Old Sulfur Mines at Paliorema. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Sarakiniko Beach and then kick back and relax at Kleftiko Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Milos journey planner .

Istanbul, Turkey to Milos is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. In August in Milos, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sifnos.

Things to do in Milos

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Kleftiko Beach ©
Kleftiko Beach
Sarakiniko Beach ©
Sarakiniko Beach
Old Sulfur Mines at Paliorema ©
Old Sulfur Mines at Paliorema

2
nights
Sifnos

Sifnos ©
Sifnos is an island municipality in the Cyclades island group in Greece. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the pleasant sights at Church of the Seven Martyrs, make a trip to Chrisopigi Monastery, then stop by Julie Tzanni Ceramic Art and Jewelry, and finally stroll through Fikiada Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Poulati, stroll through Faros Beach, and then contemplate the long history of Panagia Chrissopigi.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sifnos day trip planning site .

You can drive from Milos to Sifnos in 2.5 hours. August in Sifnos sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Folegandros.

Things to do in Sifnos

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Church of the Seven Martyrs ©
Church of the Seven Martyrs
Chrisopigi Monastery ©
Chrisopigi Monastery
Julie Tzanni Ceramic Art and Jewelry ©

2
nights
Folegandros

Folegandros ©
On the 8th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Panagia (Virgin Mary), then kick back and relax at Livadaki Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Nikolaos Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): kick back and relax at Livadi Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Katergo Beach, and then look for gifts at Chora Jewels.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Folegandros sightseeing website .

Getting from Sifnos to Folegandros by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August in Folegandros, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Sikinos.

Things to do in Folegandros

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Church of Panagia (Virgin Mary) ©
Church of Panagia (Virgin Mary)
Chora Jewels ©
Chora Jewels

1
night
Sikinos

Sikinos ©
On the 10th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church of Episkopi, pause for some serene contemplation at The Virgin Pandohara Elytis, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Zoodohos Pigi monastery, and finally kick back and relax at Ai Georgis.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sikinos day trip site .

You can drive from Folegandros to Sikinos in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Sikinos can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Fira.

Things to do in Sikinos

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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The Church of Episkopi ©
The Church of Episkopi
The Zoodohos Pigi monastery ©
The Zoodohos Pigi monastery

7
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fira: Akrotiri (Caldera Beach & Santo Horse Riding), Perissa Black Sand Beach (in Perissa) and Speed Boats Tours (in Oia). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, kick back and relax at Red Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and hike along Hiking Trail Fira - Oia.

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

Traveling by car from Sikinos to Fira takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Santorini, Imerovigli, Kamari
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Wine Tours & Tastings
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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