16 days in Greece Itinerary

16 days in Greece Itinerary

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16 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Athens
1
Athens
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Monemvasia
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Ferry:  1​h 45​min
5
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1​h 45​min
6
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
7
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly + Subway:  2​h 45​min
End: Athens

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Head to Ermou Street and Ioannidou Art Galleryfor some retail therapy. Do some cultural sightseeing at Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Plaka, explore the world behind art at Frissiras Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Technohoros Art Gallery, and browse the exhibits of Avlitis Art.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. February in Athens sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, then take in the exciting artwork at Agora art gallery, and then explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi. On the next day, take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, then explore the ancient world of Arkadiko Bridge, and then see where the action happens at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus.

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Getting from Athens to Nafplio by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Athens in February, things will get a bit cooler in Nafplio: highs are around 54°F and lows about 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Mycenae, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
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Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi

2
nights
Monemvasia

Monemvasia ©
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Monemvasia Fortress and Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos). Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia and Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Monemvasia to go to Sparta and see Archaeological Museum, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Edodimopolio Honey Shop wine and olive oil store and pause for some serene contemplation at Agia Sofia Church.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Monemvasia route website .

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Monemvasia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Sparta
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Agia Sofia Church ©
Agia Sofia Church
Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Heraklion road trip website .

Explore your travel options from Monemvasia to Heraklion with the Route module. February in Heraklion sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 24th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Castelli of Emporio, view the masterpieces at Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop, then explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, then view the masterpieces at S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at Ernesto Workshop & Gallery. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Oia Treasures Art Gallery, look for gifts at Aquamarine Jewelry, then take in the exciting artwork at Oria Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Gabbiano Nero, and finally browse the exhibits of Tzamia - Krystalla Art Gallery Santorini.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Fira trip planner .

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Fira takes 2 hours. In February in Fira, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oia, Kamari, S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery, Akrotiri, Castelli of Emporio
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S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery ©
S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Castelli of Emporio ©
Castelli of Emporio

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 26th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, look for gifts at Antica Murrina, then take a stroll through Little Venice, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The House of Fine Art - HOFA Gallery Mykonos. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Minima Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at The Big White Gallery, and then delve into the distant past at House of Dionysus.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mykonos Town trip itinerary tool .

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In February, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Mykonos, House of Dionysus
Highlights from your plan
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum
Little Venice ©
Little Venice

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): browse for treasures at Icon Gallery, admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, view the masterpieces at Tsami Ceramics, then deepen your knowledge of military history at Old Fortress Corfu, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Corfu Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press, see the interesting displays at Achilleion Museum, then see the interesting displays at Capodistrias Museum - Kapodistrias Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Corfu, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Emporion D'artes.

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You can fly from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mykonos Town in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Corfu Town, with lows of 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Gastouri, Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press, Capodistrias Museum - Kapodistrias Museum
Highlights from your plan
Tsami Ceramics ©
Tsami Ceramics
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art

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