15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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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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Athens
— 3 nights
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Nafplio
— 2 nights
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Delphi
— 1 night
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Kalambaka
— 1 night
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Thessaloniki
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): do a tasting at Domaine Paterianakis, learn about winemaking at Boutari Winery, take an in-depth tour of Folklore Museum of Gouves, then get interesting insight from Surf in Crete, and finally look for gifts at Nerium Oleander. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Church and the Museum of St. Aikaterini, contemplate the long history of Church of Agios Mathaios Sinaites, see Status MLB Travel Agency, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Moni Palianis, then identify plant and animal life at Rouvas Gorge (Agiou Nikolaou), and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Cretan Ethnology.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Heraklion trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Heraklion is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Heraklion is 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in October: high temperatures in Heraklion hover around 28°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Fira.

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Surfing / Windsurfing / Kitesurfing
Surf in Crete
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Winery / Vineyard
Domaine Paterianakis
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History Museum
Folklore Museum of Gouves
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Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Santorini Tours and Cultural Village. Visiting Bella Aurora & Thalassa and Experience Horse Riding will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Fira to Akrotiri to see La Ponta about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Vlychada Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, do a tasting at Artemis Karamolegos Winery, and explore the historical opulence of Castelli of Pyrgos.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Fira day trip tool.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

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Vlychada Beach
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with Mykonos Diving Center, kick back and relax at Kapari Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint George, then examine the collection at Folklore Museum, then go for a stroll along the water at Old Port, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Avenue of the Lions, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Delos, delve into the distant past at House of Dionysus, then delve into the distant past at House of Masks, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kynthos, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Panayia Tourliani.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Mykonos Town trip maker site.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. October in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Athens.

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Mykonos Diving Center
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Winery / Vineyard
Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm
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Athens

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
We've included these beaches for you: Vouliagmeni Beach and Beach Club Alimos. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and ARCHELON Τhe Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece. Go for a jaunt from Athens to Vari to see Seahorse Dive Center about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum of Islamic Art, contemplate the long history of Stoa of Attalos, and go for a stroll along the water at Flisvos Marina.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Athens trip planner.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Nafplio.

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Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): go from sight to sight with Intro dive, appreciate the history behind Kolokotroni Statue, do a tasting at Domaine Skouras Winery, then do a tasting at Ktima Bairaktaris, then do a tasting at Ktima Palivou, and finally explore the ancient world of Archaelogical site of Nemea. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Sanctuary of Asklepios, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Evaggelistria, contemplate the long history of Ancient Asine (Kastraki), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Panaghia, then get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, and finally see the interesting displays at Komboloi Museum.

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Getting from Athens to Nafplio by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Athens in October, expect Nafplio to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Delphi.

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Delphi

Delphi
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tholos, explore the ancient world of Delphi, take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Metamorfoseos tou Sotiros Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos Church, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum & Archaeological Collection of Galaxidi.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Delphi trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Delphi takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Nafplio in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Delphi, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kalambaka.

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Delphi
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Kalambaka

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, get engrossed in the history at Hellenic Culture Museum, then examine the collection at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture, then examine the collection at Geological Formation Museum of Meteora, and finally capture your vacation like a pro with Meteora Tour.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka trip planning site.

You can drive from Delphi to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Delphi in October, expect Kalambaka to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Thessaloniki.

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Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©

Mother of Israel

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
On the 24th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Thessaloniki Olympic Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolis Cathedral of Agios Gregorios Palamas, pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of St. Theodora, then examine the collection at MOMus - Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Agioi Apostoloi, and finally steep yourself in history at Church of Agia Aikaterini.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Thessaloniki road trip app.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Thessaloniki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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