15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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15 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  15​h
1
Fira
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
2
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
3
Skala
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Lixouri
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
5
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Boston

3
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Prehistoric Thera and Santo Winery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Perivolos and Akrotiri LightHouse. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, explore the historical opulence of Castelli of Emporio, and pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Fira trip itinerary planning tool .

Boston, USA to Fira is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Boston to Fira due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in May; daily highs in Fira reach 75°F and lows reach 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Santo Winery, Vourvoulos Beach, Ancient Thera
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Prehistoric Thira ©
Museum of Prehistoric Thira
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail

2
nights
Mykonos Town

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 2nd (Sun): make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then tour the pleasant surroundings at Super Paradise Beach, and then kick back and relax at Elia Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Ornos Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Platis Gialos Beach, and then kick back and relax at Paradise Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town online journey planner .

Ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Skala.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Ornos Beach, Elia Beach, Platis Gialos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Super Paradise Beach ©
Super Paradise Beach
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach

1
night
Skala

Skala ©
Mass tourism has transformed the once-sleepy village of Skala into a modern seaside resort, its major attraction a well-developed beach that happens to be one of the longest and sandiest on the island of Cephalonia.
On the 4th (Tue), do a tasting at Melissinos Winery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kanali Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Skala Beach. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Mounda Beach, then explore the activities along Kaminia Beach, and then take in the waterfront at Port of Sami.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Skala road trip planner.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Skala in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Skala can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lixouri.

Things to do in Skala

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Melissinos Winery, Port of Sami, Mounda Beach, Kaminia Beach, Kanali Beach
Highlights from your plan
Skala Beach ©
Skala Beach
Melissinos Winery ©
Melissinos Winery
Port of Sami ©
Port of Sami

3
nights
Lixouri

Lixouri ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Makris Gialos Beach and Petani Beach. Get outdoors at Myrtos Beach and Fteri Beach.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lixouri trip planning tool .

You can drive from Skala to Lixouri in 1.5 hours. June in Lixouri sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Lixouri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cephalonia, Lassi, Corgialenios Istoriko kai Laografiko Mouseio, Fteri Beach
Highlights from your plan
Myrtos Beach ©
Myrtos Beach
Petani Beach ©
Petani Beach
Makris Gialos Beach ©
Makris Gialos Beach

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll explore and learn at National Archaeological Museum and Acropolis Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Plaka and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens and explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Athens trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Lixouri to Athens takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Athens are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

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

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