15 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

15 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

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15 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
2
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 45 min
4
Faliraki, Rhodes
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h 45 min
5
Tsilivi, Zakynthos
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Zurich

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Panormos Beach and Super Paradise Beach. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Little Venice, enjoy the sand and surf at Elia Beach, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, and make a trip to Rarity Gallery.

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Zurich, Switzerland to Mykonos Town is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Mykonos Town is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Mykonos Town when traveling from Zurich in July, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Agios Sostis Beach, Elia Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Ornos Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

2
nights
Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
On the 18th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kamari Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Caldera Beach, stroll through Perissa Black Sand Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Perivolos, and finally take an in-depth tour of La Ponta.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Akrotiri trip planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri by ferry takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kamari Beach, Perivolos, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

2
nights
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.
On the 20th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then look for gifts at Nerium Oleander, then contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Reptisland, then 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, and finally learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Heraklion tour planner.

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Heraklion in 2 hours. In July in Heraklion, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Faliraki.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Faliraki, Rhodes

Faliraki ©
Famed for its sandy beaches, Faliraki serves as a major destination on the island of Rhodes.
Kids will enjoy Anthony Quinn Bay and Lindos Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Faliraki: Lindos (Village of Lindos & Acropolis of Lindos) and Agathi Beach (in Haraki). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Faliraki Beach and have fun and explore at Rodos Nature - Folklore Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Faliraki online vacation planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Heraklion to Faliraki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Faliraki can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Tsilivi.

Things to do in Faliraki

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lindos, Agathi Beach, Rodos Nature - Folklore Museum
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Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Faliraki Beach ©
Faliraki Beach
Anthony Quinn Bay ©
Anthony Quinn Bay

4
nights
Tsilivi, Zakynthos

Tsilivi ©
A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Kids will enjoy Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) and Gerakas Beach. Explore Tsilivi's surroundings by going to Banana Beach (in Vasilikos) and Xigia Beach (in Koroni). There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, stroll through Kalamaki Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Laganas Beach, and cool off at Water Village.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tsilivi travel tool .

Getting from Faliraki to Tsilivi by combination of bus and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Faliraki in July, Tsilivi is a bit cooler at night with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tsilivi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Zakynthos, Laganas, Vasilikos, Kalamaki Beach, Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
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Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach
Tsilivi Waterpark ©
Tsilivi Waterpark

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