15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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15 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
2
Oia, Santorini
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
4
Athens
— 3 nights
5
Olympia
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  6​h 15​min
6
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  4​h
7
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Heraklion, Crete

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 31st (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, stop by Nerium Oleander, then meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and finally delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, then get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally ponder the design of Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain).

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Heraklion road trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Heraklion is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, Heraklion is slightly colder at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Oia, Santorini

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
On the 2nd (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, then contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, and finally get great views at Sunset in Oia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Kamari Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Oia trip tool .

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Oia in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Oia are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, Kamari Beach
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Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): wander the streets of Little Venice, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and then make a trip to Rarity Gallery. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Paradise Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Platis Gialos Beach, and then kick back and relax at Elia Beach.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town vacation planning app .

Traveling by car from Oia to Mykonos Town takes 6.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Platis Gialos Beach, Paradise Beach, Elia Beach
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Elia Beach ©
Elia 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Athens: Acrocorinth (in Corinth) and Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Mykonos Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Archaeological Site Mycenae, Acrocorinth
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

1
night
Olympia

Olympia ©
Inhabited since prehistoric times, Olympia remains best known as the site of the original Olympic Games, held there for the first time in 776 BCE.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Olympia, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia, then pause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles, and finally relax in the rural setting at Klio's Honey Farm.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Olympia road trip planner.

Drive from Athens to Olympia in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Athens in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Olympia, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Olympia

Historic Sites Museums
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Klio's Honey Farm ©
Klio's Honey Farm
Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia
Archaeological Museum of Olympia ©
Archaeological Museum of Olympia

2
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

Corfu Town ©
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 10th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, and then wander the streets of Corfu Old Town. On your second day here, make a trip to Spianada Square, steep yourself in history at Achilleion Museum, then stroll through Paleokastritsa Beach, and finally examine the collection at Casa Parlante.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Corfu Town road trip app .

Getting from Olympia to Corfu Town by combination of car and ferry takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Achilleion Museum, Paleokastritsa Beach
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

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 12th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Koursoum Mosque, take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery, and finally contemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada).

For more things to do and tourist information, use the Kalambaka trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Corfu Town to Kalambaka by combination of ferry and car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Corfu Town in September; daily highs in Kalambaka reach 29°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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) ©

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