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.
To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Heraklion tour itinerary maker tool .

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. Traveling from Dubai in October, expect nights in Heraklion to be little chillier, around 20°C, while days are much colder, around 28°C. Finish 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Artemis Karamolegos Winery (in Exo Gonia), Tomato Industrial Museum (in Vlychada) and Akrotiri (Red Beach & Akrotiri). There's much more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, make a trip to Sunset in Oia, and pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Oia trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Oia takes 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Oia are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up 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, Vassaltis Vineyards, Ancient Thera, Tomato Industrial Museum
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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, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, and steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens.

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

You can fly from Oia to Athens in 4.5 hours. Other options are to 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) so you can 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): explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Olympia, do a tasting at Olympia Land Winery, then explore and take pictures at Klio's Honey Farm, and finally appreciate the history behind Hermes by Praxiteles.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Olympia trip planning tool .

You can drive from Athens to Olympia in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Olympia, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time 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 the spiritual surroundings of Varlaam Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then get engrossed in the history at Hellenic Culture Museum, and finally make a trip to Meteora.

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You can drive from Olympia to Kalambaka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Olympia in October: high temperatures in Kalambaka hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow 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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kerasia Beach, then contemplate the long history of Achilleion Museum, and then make a trip to Vlacherna Monastery. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, then delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, then make a trip to Spianada Square, and finally don't miss a visit to The Liston.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Kalambaka to Corfu Town in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kalambaka in October, with highs in Corfu Town at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Kerasia Beach, Vlacherna Monastery, Achilleion Museum
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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): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, make a trip 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 next day, delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Delos, look for gifts at 100% Mykonos, then stroll through Paradise Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mykonos Town online journey planner .

You can fly from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 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

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

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

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