15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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Vasilikos, Zakynthos
— 1 night
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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
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Athens
— 3 nights
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Nafplio
— 2 nights
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Agios Nikitas, Lefkada
— 2 nights
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Drive to Igoumenitsa, Ferry to Lefkimmi, Drive to Paleokastritsa
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Paleokastritsa, Corfu
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Vasilikos, Zakynthos — 1 night

Home to just a few hundred year-round residents, Vasilikos draws thousands of daily visitors with its beaches and restaurants during peak tourist season.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): cool off at Water Village and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vrahos Beach. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on Mario's Cave and Turtle Boat Trips and then enjoy the sand and surf at St Nicholas Beach.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Vasilikos online trip builder.

London, UK to Vasilikos is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Vasilikos. In August, Vasilikos is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly 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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at CRETAquarium. On your second day here, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, then explore the historical opulence of Castello del Molo (Koules), and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Reptisland.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Heraklion journey planning app.

Fly from Vasilikos to Heraklion in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Vasilikos in August, you will find days in Heraklion are little chillier (34°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Mykonos Town.
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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 16th (Tue): kick back and relax at Panormos Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort. On your second day here, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then take a stroll through Little Venice, and then kick back and relax at Paradise Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town holiday maker site.

You can fly from Heraklion to Mykonos Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. August in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens trip planner.

Fly from Mykonos Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mykonos Town in August: highs in Athens hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive 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 21st (Sun), steep yourself in history at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Nauplion Promenade, explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, and then delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nafplio trip planner.

Drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in August, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Nafplio. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Agios Nikitas.
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Agios Nikitas, Lefkada — 2 nights

Agios Nikitas is a village on the island of Lefkada, Greece, part of the municipal unit of Lefkada . On the 23rd (Tue), kick back and relax at Kathisma Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Milos Beach, and then kick back and relax at Agios Nikitas Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Kavalikefta Beach, then kick back and relax at Megali Petra Beach, and then kick back and relax at Avali Beach.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Agios Nikitas trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Nafplio to Agios Nikitas by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in August, Agios Nikitas is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Paleokastritsa.
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Paleokastritsa, Corfu — 2 nights

Heartily dedicated to tourism, Corfu's popular resort town of Paleokastritsa lures vacationers with lavish hotels and beaches surrounded by a hilly countryside of olive groves and fragrant fruit orchards.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): head outdoors with Corfu Sea Discovery, then stroll through Rovinia Beach, and then kick back and relax at Paleokastritsa Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: catch some excitement at Aqualand Corfu Water Park and then see the interesting displays at Corfu Museum of Asian Art.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Paleokastritsa online travel route planner.

Getting from Agios Nikitas to Paleokastritsa by combination of car and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) 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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