15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Seattle
Fly:  17 h
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Ferry + Drive:  4 h
2
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h 45 min
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
5
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
6
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Seattle

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.
Corfu Town is known for historic sites, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cool off at Aqualand Corfu Water Park, delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace, and relax in the rural setting at Corfu Donkey Rescue.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town road trip planner.

Seattle, USA to Corfu Town is an approximately 17- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 10 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in July: high temperatures in Corfu Town hover around 91°F and lows are around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Aqualand Corfu Water Park, Corfu Donkey Rescue
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Aqualand Corfu Water Park ©
Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu

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.
On the 5th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Varlaam Monastery.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kalambaka road trip site.

Getting from Corfu Town to Kalambaka by combination of ferry and car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Corfu Town in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Kalambaka, with lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Athens.

Things to do in Kalambaka

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

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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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Athens trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Athens takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Athens, with lows of 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Heraklion.

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, and then learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally relax in the rural setting at Snail Farm and Fun.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Heraklion online trip maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Athens to Heraklion takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Athens in July: highs in Heraklion hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Snail Farm and Fun, Winery Stilianou, The Palace of Knossos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
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Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

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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 11th (Sun), stroll through Perivolos, then kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach, then kick back and relax at Red Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at Akrotiri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Caldera Beach, learn about winemaking at Boutari Winery, then ride a horse along Experience Horse Riding, and finally view the masterpieces at Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Akrotiri tour itinerary builder website.

Ride a ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri in 2 hours. July in Akrotiri sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Perissa Black Sand Beach, Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop, Perivolos, Boutari Winery
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Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Little Venice, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mykonos Town trip itinerary maker app.

Ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town in 2 hours. July in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos Brewing Company, Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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