15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece travel planner

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Fly
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Ferry to Igoumenitsa, Drive to Delphi
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Delphi
— 1 night
Drive
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Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Athens
— 3 nights
Fly
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
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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.
Visit Old Fortress Corfu and British Cemetry for their historical value. Get outdoors at Madalena Boat Trips and Corfu Donkey Rescue. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Corfu, examine the collection at Achilleion Museum, and explore the historical opulence of New Fortress.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Corfu Town trip planning app.

London, UK to Corfu Town is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Corfu Town is 2 hours. Traveling from London in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Corfu Town: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Delphi.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 7 — 9:

Delphi

— 1 night
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Apollo In Delphi, delve into the distant past at Delphi, then get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Delphi journey planner.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Corfu Town to Delphi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Delphi are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 9 — 10:

Nafplio

— 2 nights
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
On the 11th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation and then contemplate the long history of The Great Theatre of Epidaurus. On the next day, take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, then steep yourself in history at Church of Agios Spyridonas, and finally delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nafplio trip app.

Drive from Delphi to Nafplio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Nafplio when traveling from Delphi in May, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 10 — 12:

Athens

— 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Let the collections at Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Plaka, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, and stop by Monastiraki.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Athens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Nafplio in May, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay May 12 — 15:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): make a trip to Rarity Gallery, then take a stroll through Little Venice, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Beautyworld Spa, then learn about winemaking at Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, and finally discover the deep blue sea with GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Mykonos Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 15 — 17:

Fira, Santorini

— 3 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Visit Akrotiri and Ekklisia Panagia Platsani for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ancient Thera and Boutari Winery. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, get a new perspective on things with Santorini Sailing, stroll through Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, and kick back and relax at Red Beach.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Fira trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 17 — 20:

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 21st (Sat), explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, and then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Heraklion sightseeing planner.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. May in Heraklion sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 20 — 21:

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.