14 days in Greece Itinerary

14 days in Greece Itinerary

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14 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly + bus:  18​h 45​min
1
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
2
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h
3
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
4
Athens
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  4​h
6
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Salt Lake City

1
night
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.
On the 12th (Fri), delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos and then admire the local landmark of Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain). Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Heraklion day trip planning tool .

Salt Lake City, USA to Heraklion is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 9 hours. While traveling from Salt Lake City, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Heraklion, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Akrotiri LightHouse, don't miss a visit to Megalochori - Traditional Village, learn about winemaking at Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A., then stroll through Red Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at Akrotiri. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Nea Kameni, then enjoy the sand and surf at Caldera Beach, and then ride a horse along Santo Horse Riding.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Akrotiri road trip tool .

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Akrotiri can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santorini, Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A.
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Santo Horse Riding ©
Santo Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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 16th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then wander the streets of Little Venice, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Super Paradise Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Platis Gialos Beach.

Before you visit Mykonos Town, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Platis Gialos Beach
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Mykonos Town to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. When traveling from Mykonos Town in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Athens, with highs around 86°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow 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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koursoum Mosque, contemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kalambaka trip planner .

Traveling by car from Athens to Kalambaka takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in June, plan for little chillier nights in Kalambaka, with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Koursoum Mosque
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©

3
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

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.
On the 22nd (Mon), see the interesting displays at Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press, then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and then make a trip to Vlacherna Monastery. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, then explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, then don't miss a visit to Spianada Square, and finally don't miss a visit to The Liston.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Corfu Town online visit planner .

Getting from Kalambaka to Corfu Town by combination of car and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kalambaka in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Corfu Town, with lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Vlacherna Monastery, Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press, Speed Boats Tours, La Grotta Beach
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Speed Boats Tours
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu

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