15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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15 days in Greece Itinerary

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

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.
For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Heraklion trip itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Heraklion is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Heraklion due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dubai in October, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Heraklion: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Oia.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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3
nights
Oia, Santorini

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Oia: Tomato Industrial Museum (in Vlychada), Akrotiri (Akrotiri & Red Beach) and Ancient Thera (in Kamari). There's lots more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, learn about all things military at Naval Maritime Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and get great views at Sunset in Oia.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Oia trip itinerary planner .

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Oia in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Oia

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Fira, Akrotiri, Sand Lily Boutique, Tomato Industrial Museum, Ancient Thera
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

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: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, get great views at Mount Lycabettus, and explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from Oia to Athens takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and flight; or ride a ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Olympia.

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
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Archaeological Site of Olympia, learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery, then explore and take pictures at Klio's Honey Farm, and finally pause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles.

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

You can drive from Athens to Olympia in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Olympia

Historic Sites Wineries
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Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery
Klio's Honey Farm ©
Klio's Honey Farm
Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then get engrossed in the history at Hellenic Culture Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora.

Plan my day in Kalambaka using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Olympia to Kalambaka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Olympia in October, things will get a bit cooler in Kalambaka: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): kick back and relax at Kerasia Beach, then contemplate the long history of Achilleion Museum, and then make a trip to Vlacherna Monastery. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Corfu Museum of Asian Art, expand your understanding of the military at Old Fortress Corfu, then don't miss a visit to Spianada Square, and finally make a trip to The Liston.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Corfu Town online tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Kalambaka to Corfu Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kalambaka in October, with highs in Corfu Town at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Achilleion Museum, Vlacherna Monastery, Kerasia Beach
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then wander the streets of Little Venice, then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Delos, then stop by 100% Mykonos, then kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Platis Gialos Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Mykonos Town road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 20°C. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Archaeological Site of Delos, Platis Gialos Beach, Paradise Beach
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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