14 days in Greece Itinerary

14 days in Greece Itinerary

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14 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  13​h
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 1 night
ferry + Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Olympia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Nafplio
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Athens
— 3 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 45​min
6
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 45​min
7
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
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.
On the 30th (Sun), make a trip to Spianada Square and then admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Corfu Donkey Rescue, then step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace, and then explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu.

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New York City, USA to Corfu Town is an approximately 13-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from New York City to Corfu Town, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in August: highs in Corfu Town hover around 92°F, while lows dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Corfu Donkey Rescue
Highlights from your plan
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

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 1st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Archaeological Site of Olympia, then learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery, then relax in the rural setting at Klio's Honey Farm, and finally appreciate the history behind Hermes by Praxiteles.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Olympia day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Corfu Town to Olympia in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. August in Olympia sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Olympia

Historic Sites Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Klio's Honey Farm ©
Klio's Honey Farm
Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery
Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia

1
night
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
On the 2nd (Wed), delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, then step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Luke Archibishop.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nafplio road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Olympia to Nafplio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Olympia in September since evenings lows in Nafplio dip to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Archaeological Site Mycenae
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade

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, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Athens online travel route builder .

Drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Nafplio in September, with lows around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou, explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Heraklion attractions planning site .

Getting from Athens to Heraklion by combination of subway and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Winery Stilianou
Highlights from your plan
Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 8th (Tue), savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and then get great views at Sunset in Oia. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, then explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, then pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, and finally explore the activities along Amoudi Bay.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Fira road trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2 hours. September in Fira sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 70°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

2
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.
On the 10th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then wander the streets of Little Venice, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Panormos Beach and then make a trip to Rarity Gallery.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mykonos Town trip maker .

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2 hours. Another option is to fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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