16 days in Greece Itinerary

16 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Doha
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Thessaloniki
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Athens
— 3 nights
Subway + Fly:  2 h 45 min
7
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
8
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  7 h
End: Doha

2
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, look for gifts at Mytho, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then visit Little Venice, and finally don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Mykonos Town online holiday builder.

Doha, Qatar to Mykonos Town is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Doha to Mykonos Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Doha in June, you will find days in Mykonos Town are much colder (31°C), and nights are slightly colder (24°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor, then step into the grandiose world of New Fortress, and then make a splash at Aqualand Corfu Water Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, don't miss a visit to Spianada Square, then look for gifts at MiNiMiS, and finally admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June in Corfu Town, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Highlights from your plan
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Aqualand Corfu Water Park ©
Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu

1
night
Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, steep yourself in history at Arch of Galerius, contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, then don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, and finally examine the collection at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Thessaloniki itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Thessaloniki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Thessaloniki are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Aristotelous Square ©
Aristotelous Square

1
night
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, steep yourself in history at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kalambaka, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Thessaloniki in June, plan for little chillier nights in Kalambaka, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)

2
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, appreciate the history behind Lion of Bavaria, then take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, and finally explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation and then see where the action happens at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nafplio route maker.

You can drive from Kalambaka to Nafplio in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Archaeological Site Mycenae, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation ©
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
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, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, examine the collection at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, and get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens tour itinerary website.

You can drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Athens. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, then examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, then do a tasting at Winery Stilianou, and finally explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Heraklion travel route planning tool.

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. While traveling from Athens, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Heraklion, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Winery Stilianou, Kazantzakis Museum, The Palace of Knossos
Highlights from your plan
Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
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 29th (Mon), kick back and relax at Caldera Beach, then stroll through Perissa Black Sand Beach, then stroll through Red Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Boutari Winery and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kamari Beach.

Discover how to plan a Akrotiri trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

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

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