16 days in Greece, Cairo & Turkey Itinerary

16 days in Greece, Cairo & Turkey Itinerary

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Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights

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Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Change things up with a short trip to La Ponta in Akrotiri (about 32 minutes away). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, kick back and relax at Caldera Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and do a tasting at Boutari Winery.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Fira trip builder tool.

San Jose, Costa Rica to Fira is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from San Jose to Fira. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Jose in May: highs in Fira hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail

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Mykonos Town, Greece

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): make a trip to Rarity Gallery, take a stroll through Little Venice, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Kapopoulos Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town trip itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens route 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 29°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©

City of a Thousand Minarets

More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara) and Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's much more to do: stroll around Al-Azhar Park, stop by Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch, visit Islamic Cairo, and steep yourself in history at Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cairo trip site.

Fly from Athens to Cairo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Athens in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cairo: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, get engrossed in the history at Chora Museum, and steep yourself in history at Basilica Cistern.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Istanbul fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Cairo to Istanbul by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Cairo to Istanbul, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cairo in May: high temperatures in Istanbul hover around 25°C and lows are around 15°C. On the 31st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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