15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly
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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Ferry to Rafina, Drive to Nafplio
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Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Athens
— 3 nights
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Corfu Town, Corfu

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace, then make a trip to Spianada Square, then explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, and finally examine the collection at Casa Parlante. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art and then make a splash at Aqualand Corfu Water Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Corfu Town online route maker.

New York City, USA to Corfu Town is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Corfu Town, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, you will find days in Corfu Town are somewhat warmer (92°F), and nights are about the same (71°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums

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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 4th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, and then relax and rejuvenate at Aegeo Spas. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello del Molo (Koules).

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Fly from Corfu Town to Heraklion in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Corfu Town in August: highs in Heraklion hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Fira, Santorini

— 2 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 6th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamari Beach. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on Santorini Sailing, then explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, and then don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Fira trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2.5 hours. In August in Fira, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 3 nights

Chora Mykonos

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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Little Venice, discover the deep blue sea with GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort, kick back and relax at Elia Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at Beautyworld Spa.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mykonos Town visit planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nafplio.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Panaghia, then take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, and finally explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation and then contemplate the long history of The Great Theatre of Epidaurus.

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Getting from Mykonos Town to Nafplio by combination of ferry and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mykonos Town in August, expect nights in Nafplio to be little chillier, around 59°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 89°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Athens

— 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

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, take a stroll through Plaka, stop by Monastiraki, and explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum.

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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 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
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.