15 days in Grand Cayman & Greece Itinerary

15 days in Grand Cayman & Greece Itinerary

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15 days in Grand Cayman & Greece Itinerary

Start: Dallas, United States
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Seven Mile Beach, Cayman Islands
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h
2
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
subway + Fly:  3​h
3
Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h
4
Akrotiri, Greece
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h
5
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Dallas, United States


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3
nights
Seven Mile Beach, Cayman Islands

Seven Mile Beach is known for wildlife, beaches, spas, adventure, and golf. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Stingray City Grand Cayman, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cayman Spirits Co. Distillery, get engrossed in the history at Pedro St. James National Historic Site, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Seven Mile Beach trip planner .

Dallas, USA to Seven Mile Beach is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Dallas in May, Seven Mile Beach is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Seven Mile Beach

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Grand Cayman, George Town, Cayman Turtle Centre: Island Wildlife Encounter
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Stingray City Grand Cayman ©
Stingray City Grand Cayman
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Step out of Athens to go to Mycenae and see Archaeological Site Mycenae, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Athens trip planning app .

You can fly from Seven Mile Beach to Athens in 20 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Seven Mile Beach in May, things will get little chillier in Athens: highs are around 77°F and lows about 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Archaeological Site Mycenae
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
nights
Heraklion, Greece

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 10th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, then see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, and finally explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, 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 test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Heraklion online holiday planner .

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Heraklion in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Kazantzakis Museum, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
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Room Escape Games
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

2
nights
Akrotiri, Greece

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): do a tasting at Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A., ride a horse along Santo Horse Riding, then enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, see the interesting displays at Tomato Industrial Museum, and then kick back and relax at Caldera Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Akrotiri trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri takes 2 hours. May in Akrotiri sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Vlychada, Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A.
Highlights from your plan
Santo Horse Riding ©
Santo Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

3
nights
Mykonos Town, Greece

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take a stroll through Little Venice, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Paradise Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town route planning tool .

Getting from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town by ferry takes about 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 63°F. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

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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