15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly to Athens, Bus to Nafplio
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Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Athens
— 3 nights
Fly
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Agrari Beach, kick back and relax at Kapari Beach, and then go for a stroll along the water at Old Port. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mykonos Town day trip planning app.

Washington DC, USA to Mykonos Town is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Washington DC to Mykonos Town due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.
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Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches
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Fira, Santorini — 2 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, then make a trip to Megalochori - Traditional Village, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, do a tasting at Gaia Winery, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Fira trip website.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in August, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Heraklion.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): do a tasting at Winery Sinadinakis, do a tasting at Domaine Paterianakis, learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou, explore the world behind art at Church and the Museum of St. Aikaterini, then experience rural life at Snail Farm and Fun, and finally stop by Irida Family Workshop. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then engage your brain at Kotsanas Museum.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Heraklion trip itinerary planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nafplio.
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Nafplio — 2 nights

Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
On the 29th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Lion of Bavaria, admire the masterpieces at Nafplio National Gallery, then kick back and relax at Astros Beach, and finally look for gifts at Socrates Sandals. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at War Museum Nafplio Branch, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Panaghia, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nafplio driving holiday planner.

Getting from Heraklion to Nafplio by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi. Traveling from Heraklion in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Nafplio, with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Athens.
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Athens — 3 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Seahorse Dive Center. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kapnikarea, see the interesting displays at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, look for gifts at The Loom, and make a trip to Propylaea.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Athens journey planner.

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Athens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Athens, with lows of 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Corfu Town.
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Side Trip

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): look for gifts at Sweet 'N Spicy Bahar Shop, examine the collection at Casa Parlante, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Spiridon, then appreciate the history behind Holocaust Memorial of Corfu, and finally pause for some photo ops at Admiral Ushakov Memorial. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vlacherna Monastery, step off the mainland to explore Pontikonisi, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at British Cemetry.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Corfu Town trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Corfu Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Corfu Town are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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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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