15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
2
Vasilikos, Zakynthos
— 3 nights
3
Athens
— 3 nights
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
5
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 2 nights
6
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights

2
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Aqualand Corfu Water Park and Corfu Museum of Asian Art. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Corfu Town: Paleokastritsa (La Grotta Beach & Paleokastritsa Beach). The adventure continues: deepen your knowledge of military history at Old Fortress Corfu, relax in the rural setting at Corfu Donkey Rescue, and explore the historical opulence of New Fortress.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Corfu Town trip planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Corfu Town is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Corfu Town. While traveling from Istanbul, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Corfu Town, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Vasilikos.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa, Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Highlights from your plan
Corfu Donkey Rescue ©
Corfu Donkey Rescue
Aqualand Corfu Water Park ©
Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Paleokastritsa Beach ©
Paleokastritsa Beach

3
nights
Vasilikos, Zakynthos

Vasilikos ©
Home to just a few hundred year-round residents, Vasilikos draws thousands of daily visitors with its beaches and restaurants during peak tourist season.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) and Vrahos Beach. When in Vasilikos, make a side trip to see Alykanas Beach in Alykanas, approximately Alykanas away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Gerakas Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Porto Zoro Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Nicholas Church, and have some family-friendly fun at Formula Zante Go Kart.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Vasilikos trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Vasilikos takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Vasilikos

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Formula Zante Go Kart, Porto Zoro Beach, Alykanas Beach, Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), Saint Nicholas Church
Highlights from your plan
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Formula Zante Go Kart ©
Formula Zante Go Kart
St Nicholas Beach ©
St Nicholas Beach

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kids will enjoy Acropolis of Athens and Plaka. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, and explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Athens holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Vasilikos to Athens takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Vasilikos in August since evenings lows in Athens dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can 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

1
night
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 (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Heraklion holiday builder tool.

You can fly from Athens to Heraklion in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Athens in August, you will find days in Heraklion are little chillier (34°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Akrotiri, Santorini

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.
On the 11th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Caldera Beach, then kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at Akrotiri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of La Ponta, explore the historical opulence of Venetian Castle of Santorini, then stroll through Kamari Beach, and finally get in on the family fun at Santorini Water Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Akrotiri trip itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Perissa, Kamari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Panormos Beach and Platis Gialos Beach. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Little Venice, make a trip to Kapopoulos Fine Arts, enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mykonos Brewing Company.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Mykonos Town trip site.

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. August in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Paraga Beach, Elia Beach, Mykonos Brewing Company, Platis Gialos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach

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