16 days in Greece Itinerary

16 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Ankara, Turkey
Bus + Fly:  8 h
1
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
2
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly + Subway:  2 h 45 min
4
Athens
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
6
Delphi
— 1 night
Bus:  6 h
7
Tsilivi, Zakynthos
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  9 h 15 min
End: Ankara, Turkey

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 2nd (Wed), see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, visit Little Venice, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then stop by Mytho, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint George. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, don't miss a visit to Matoyianni Street, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church, then sample the tasty concoctions at Mykonos Brewing Company, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos.

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Ankara, Turkey to Mykonos Town is an approximately 8- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ankara to Mykonos Town due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Ankara in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mykonos Brewing Company
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Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, museums, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, do a tasting at Boutari Winery, learn about all things military at Naval Maritime Museum, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Fira trip itinerary maker tool.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Tours Beaches Historic Sites

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Gabbiano Nero, Boutari Winery
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani ©
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, and then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, then examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Heraklion journey planner.

Getting from Fira to Heraklion by ferry takes about 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Heraklion are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, and see the interesting displays at Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens travel route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Heraklion to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Athens are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kalambaka.

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Roussanou Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kalambaka trip planner.

You can drive from Athens to Kalambaka in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Kalambaka when traveling from Athens in June, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

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

1
night
Delphi

Delphi ©
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
On the 13th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, don't miss a visit to Delphi, and then get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Delphi online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Delphi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in June, Delphi is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Tsilivi.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum

3
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Tsilivi, Zakynthos

A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Change things up with a short trip to Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) in Anafonitria (about 46 minutes away). There's much more to do: race across the water with a speed boat tour, experience rural life at Therianos Family Farm, learn about winemaking at Grampsas Winery, and see the interesting displays at Aristeon Ecological Olive Press.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tsilivi trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Delphi to Tsilivi takes 6 hours. June in Tsilivi sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 16th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tsilivi

Outdoors Fun & Games Tours

Side Trips

Therianos Family Farm, Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), Kalamaki Crazy Golf& Restaurant, Grampsas Winery
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Speed Boats Tours
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Therianos Family Farm ©
Therianos Family Farm

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