15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly
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Athens
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive to Sarandë, Ferry to Corfu Town
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
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Heraklion, Crete — 2 nights

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 2nd (Tue), stop by Nerium Oleander, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, observe the fascinating underwater world at CRETAquarium, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, and finally get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Aegeo Spas, and then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Heraklion itinerary builder app.

Toronto, Canada to Heraklion is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Heraklion due to the time zone difference. In May, Heraklion is somewhat warmer than Toronto - with highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Parks
Side Trips

Fira, Santorini — 3 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, wineries, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira visit planning website.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.
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Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wineries
Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Mykonos — 2 nights

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 7th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and then take a stroll through Little Venice. Keep things going the next day: see some colorful creatures with GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort, indulge in some personalized pampering at Beautyworld Spa, and then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Mykonos Town driving holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In May in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Athens.
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Neighborhoods · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Side Trip

Athens — 3 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for museums, historic sites, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, admire the natural beauty at National Garden, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and admire the masterpieces at Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Athens travel route builder tool.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Athens are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kalambaka.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Kalambaka — 1 night

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 (Fri): contemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kalambaka trip planner.

You can drive from Athens to Kalambaka in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, Kalambaka is slightly colder than Athens - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Corfu Town.
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Historic Sites

Corfu Town, Corfu — 3 nights

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 Corfu Town with a short trip to St. Spyridon First Beach in Agios Spyridonas, about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, surround yourself with nature on Madalena Boat Trips, step into the grandiose world of New Fortress, and make a trip to Spianada Square.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Corfu Town trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Kalambaka to Corfu Town in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in Corfu Town. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums · Parks
Side Trips

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.
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