16 days in Greece Itinerary

16 days in Greece Itinerary

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16 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 15​min
2
Oia, Santorini
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
4
Athens
— 3 nights
5
Olympia
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  4​h
7
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Singapore

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.
On the 1st (Sun), contemplate the long history of Venetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis, then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, and then meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Heraklion journey planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Heraklion is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Heraklion, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in September, expect Heraklion to be a bit cooler, temps between 32°C and 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Oia.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Oia, Santorini

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Sunset in Oia, then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, then stop by Sand Lily Boutique, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Oia driving holiday planner .

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Oia in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Wine Tours & Tastings, Sand Lily Boutique
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

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.
On the 5th (Thu), stroll through Panormos Beach and then take a stroll through Little Venice. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos.

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

Traveling by ferry from Oia to Mykonos Town takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

3
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, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Monastiraki, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Athens trip builder site .

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Mykonos Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and flight. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Olympia.

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

2
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Inhabited since prehistoric times, Olympia remains best known as the site of the original Olympic Games, held there for the first time in 776 BCE.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): do a tasting at Olympia Land Winery, delve into the distant past at Ancient Olympia, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity, and finally see the interesting displays at Archimedes Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles, then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Olympia, then explore and take pictures at Klio's Honey Farm, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Nemouta Waterfalls.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Olympia trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Athens to Olympia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Athens in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Olympia, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums Parks Nature
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Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery
Klio's Honey Farm ©
Klio's Honey Farm
Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia

1
night
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Olympia to Kalambaka takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Olympia in September, things will get a bit cooler in Kalambaka: highs are around 29°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©

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.
On the 13th (Fri), make a trip to Spianada Square, explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, then step into the grandiose world of New Fortress, and finally admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Corfu Donkey Rescue and then make a splash at Aqualand.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Corfu Town trip maker .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Kalambaka to Corfu Town in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kalambaka in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in Corfu Town. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Aqualand Corfu Water Park, Corfu Donkey Rescue
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

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