15 days in Crete, Santorini & Mykonos Itinerary

15 days in Crete, Santorini & Mykonos Itinerary

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Rethymnon
— 2 nights
Taxi to Heraklion, Ferry to Fira
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Fira
— 6 nights
Ferry
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Mykonos Town
— 5 nights
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Rethymnon

Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Agii Apostoli Beach and Frangokastello Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rethymnon Old Town and St. Nicholas Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Lighthouse (in Chania Town), Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera (in Souda) and Lake Kournas (in Kournas). There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Monastery of Arkadi.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rethymnon trip builder tool.

New York City, USA to Rethymnon is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Rethymnon, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Rethymnon are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

6
nights
Fira

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Akrotiri and Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Red Beach and Perivolos. There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, do a tasting at Santo Winery, and trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Fira day trip app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Rethymnon to Fira takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Fira are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Perivolos ©
Must see
Perivolos
4.3
Red Beach ©
Beach
Red Beach
3.0

5
nights
Mykonos Town

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Paradise Beach and Panormos Beach. Get outdoors at Agios Sostis Beach and Kalo Livadi Beach. Step out of Mykonos Town with an excursion to Archaeological Site of Delos in Delos--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Rarity Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Kapari Beach, see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Panayia Tourliani.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town trip planning tool.

Getting from Fira to Mykonos Town by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Agios Sostis Beach
Must see
Agios Sostis Beach
4.5
Kalo Livadi Beach ©
Must see
Kalo Livadi Beach
4.2
Little Venice ©
Must see
Little Venice
4.2

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