15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly
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Athens
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive to Sarandë, Ferry to Corfu Town
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
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Heraklion, Crete

— 1 night
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 26th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at CRETAquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, look for gifts at Nerium Oleander, then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Heraklion online tour itinerary planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Heraklion is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from Vancouver in May, expect Heraklion to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

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Fira, Santorini

— 3 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, museums, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, make a trip to Sunset in Oia, and contemplate the long history of Ancient Thera.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Fira holiday planner.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Fira takes 2.5 hours. In May in Fira, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 2 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.
On the 31st (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and then take a stroll through Little Venice. On the next day, see some colorful creatures with GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort, indulge in some personalized pampering at Beautyworld Spa, and then examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town tour planning tool.

Ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. May in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can fly to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Spas · Tours

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Athens

— 4 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 museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Athens travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. When traveling from Mykonos Town in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Athens, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours
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Kalambaka

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada).

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Athens to Kalambaka in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Kalambaka, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites
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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.
On the 7th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Corfu, see the interesting displays at Corfu Museum of Asian Art, and then explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on Madalena Boat Trips, get a taste of the local shopping with Patounis Soap Factory, and then explore the historical opulence of New Fortress.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town road trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Kalambaka to Corfu Town in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Corfu Town, with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

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Greece travel guide

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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.