12 days in Greece Itinerary

12 days in Greece Itinerary

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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 1 night
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Athens
— 3 nights
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Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
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Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
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Corfu Town, Corfu

— 1 night
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 22nd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor, then see the interesting displays at Corfu Museum of Asian Art, and then savor the flavors at Corfu Walking Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of New Fortress, examine the collection at Casa Parlante, look for gifts at Mezzo Mezzo, then surround yourself with nature on Madalena Boat Trips, and finally delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu.

To see reviews and tourist information, go to the Corfu Town route website.

Orlando, USA to Corfu Town is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Corfu Town is 7 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Orlando in June, with highs in Corfu Town at 85°F and lows at 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Athens

— 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

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: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, and visit Plaka.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Athens trip planner.

You can fly from Corfu Town to Athens in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, and then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Heraklion trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Heraklion takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Athens in June: highs in Heraklion hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fira, Santorini

— 3 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, kick back and relax at Red Beach, and hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Fira vacation maker site.

Ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2.5 hours. In June in Fira, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

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.
On the 1st (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then wander the streets of Little Venice, and finally make a trip to Rarity Gallery. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: paddle through the water with Mykonos Kayak Day Tours & Trails.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Mykonos Town trip itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Neighborhoods

Greece travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
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.