16 days in Greece Itinerary

16 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  17 h
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
3
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Ferry + Taxi:  3 h
4
Rethymnon, Crete
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  4 h
5
Athens
— 4 nights
Subway + Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

3
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.
Visiting La Grotta Beach and Porto Timoni Beach will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Fortress Corfu and Casa Parlante. Change things up with these side-trips from Corfu Town: Paradise Beach (in Liapades), Barbati Beach (in Barbati) and Paralia Agios Georgios (in Agios Georgios). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Paleokastritsa, experience rural life at Corfu Donkey Rescue, and take a stroll through Corfu Old Town.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Corfu Town trip planner.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Corfu Town is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from San Juan to Corfu Town. Traveling from San Juan in July, Corfu Town is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa, Monastery of Paleokastritsa, Paradise Beach, Barbati Beach, Paralia Agios Georgios
Highlights from your plan
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Porto Timoni Beach ©
Porto Timoni Beach
Paralia Agios Georgios ©
Paralia Agios Georgios

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.
On the 8th (Wed), kick back and relax at Panormos Beach and then take a stroll through Little Venice. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Kalo Livadi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Sostis Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. While traveling from Corfu Town, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Kalo Livadi Beach, Agios Sostis Beach, Panormos Beach, Paradise Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kalo Livadi Beach ©
Kalo Livadi Beach
Agios Sostis Beach ©
Agios Sostis Beach
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Perivolos and Red Beach. Appreciate the collections at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos and Museum of Musical Instruments. The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, do a tasting at Gaia Winery, take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, and explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Fira online trip builder.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Kamari, Akrotiri, Museum of Musical Instruments, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Skaros Rock
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos

2
nights
Rethymnon, Crete

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
On the 13th (Mon), explore the different monuments and memorials at Souda Bay War Cemetery, explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kournas, and finally wander the streets of Rethymnon Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Arkadi, then look for all kinds of wild species at Reptisland, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rethymnon trip planner.

Getting from Fira to Rethymnon by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Rethymnon can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Souda, St. Nicholas Church, Lake Kournas, Reptisland
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera ©
Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera
Reptisland ©
Reptisland
Monastery of Arkadi ©
Monastery of Arkadi

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore hidden gems such as Temple of Hephaestus and Lion Gate. Acropolis of Athens and Ancient Agora of Athens will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Athens: Byzantine Museum of Argos (in Argos) and Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and take a stroll through Plaka.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Athens trip planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Rethymnon to Athens takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or ride a ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Mycenae, Byzantine Museum of Argos
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate

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