15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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15 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  15​h
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
3
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Fly + subway:  2​h 45​min
5
Athens
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Newark

2
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Corfu Donkey Rescue and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Do your shopping at Tsami Ceramics and Icon Gallery. Go for a jaunt from Corfu Town to Paleokastritsa to see Paleokastritsa Beach about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: expand your understanding of the military at Old Fortress Corfu, steep yourself in history at Achilleion Museum, wander the streets of Corfu Old Town, and view the masterpieces at Minimi.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town trip planner .

Newark, USA to Corfu Town is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Corfu Town due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Corfu Town are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Gastouri, Paleokastritsa
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Paleokastritsa Beach ©
Paleokastritsa Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): stroll through Panormos Beach and then wander the streets of Little Venice. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Minima Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at The Big White Gallery, then kick back and relax at Kapari Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Paradise Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mykonos Town online journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Corfu Town in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Mykonos Town, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos, Panormos Beach, Paradise Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Art Space and Mnemossyne Gallery. Museum-lovers will get to explore MATI Art Gallery and S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery. Explore Fira's surroundings by going to Atlantis Books (in Oia), Santo Horse Riding (in Akrotiri) and Perissa Black Sand Beach (in Perissa). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Red Beach, kick back and relax at KAMARA BEACH, get a taste of the local shopping with Tzamia - Krystalla Art Gallery Santorini, and do a tasting at Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A..

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Fira day trip site .

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Art Space, S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery, Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A.
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

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 7th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then stop by Nerium Oleander, and finally contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Heraklion trip itinerary builder .

Ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Heraklion are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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5
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Appreciate the collections at National Archaeological Museum and Acropolis Museum. Get some historical perspective at Acropolis of Athens and Church of Metamorphosis. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Plaka, take in the exciting artwork at Onassis Cultural Centre, get a taste of the local shopping with Pandora Art Gallery, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Athens tour planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and subway from Heraklion to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Heraklion in July, you will find days in Athens are a bit warmer (91°F), and nights are about the same (75°F). You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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