15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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15 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Tsilivi, Zakynthos
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
4
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
5
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
6
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Toronto

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Visit Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Archaeological Museum and Acropolis Museum. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Plaka, get a taste of the local shopping with Athens Art Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Pandora Art Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Ermou Street.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary planning tool .

Toronto, Canada to Athens is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Toronto to Athens, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in August, expect Athens to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tsilivi.

Things to do in Athens

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

1
night
Tsilivi, Zakynthos

A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Kalamaki Beach, see the interesting displays at Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tsilivi trip itinerary tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Athens to Tsilivi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Athens in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Tsilivi, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Tsilivi

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trips

Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, Kalamaki Beach
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Speed Boats Tours
Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach
Aristeon Ecological Olive Press ©
Aristeon Ecological Olive Press

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 18th (Sun): get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then look for gifts at Irida Family Workshop, and finally steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Heraklion holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Tsilivi to Heraklion takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. While traveling from Tsilivi, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Heraklion, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Red Beach and Caldera Beach. Shop till you drop at Art Space and Atlantis Books. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fira: Santo Horse Riding (in Akrotiri), Mnemossyne Gallery (in Oia) and Perissa Black Sand Beach (in Perissa). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, take in the exciting artwork at Ernesto Workshop & Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at KAMARA BEACH, and shop like a local with Tzamia - Krystalla Art Gallery Santorini.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Fira road trip site .

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Kamari Beach, Art Space, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Minima Gallery and Dio Horia. Step out of the city life by going to Panormos Beach and Paradise Beach. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Little Venice, enjoy the sand and surf at Kalo Livadi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Platis Gialos Beach, and look for gifts at Mytho.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town itinerary builder website .

Getting from Fira to Mykonos Town by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. August in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Elia Beach, Panormos Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Kalo Livadi Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): stroll the grounds of British Cemetry, then admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, and then look for gifts at Kombos. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, identify plant and animal life at Corfu Donkey Rescue, and then kick back and relax at St. Spyridon First Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Corfu Town day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mykonos Town in August, expect nights in Corfu Town to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Corfu Donkey Rescue, St. Spyridon First Beach
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
St. Spyridon First Beach ©
St. Spyridon First Beach

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