17 days in Greece Itinerary

17 days in Greece Itinerary

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Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
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Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
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Koufonissi
— 1 day
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
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Delphi
— 1 night
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Nafplio
— 3 nights
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Athens
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 5th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus and then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos. Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, then get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and finally get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Heraklion attractions planning tool.

New York City, USA to Heraklion is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Heraklion due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in September, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Historical Museum of Crete ©
Historical Museum of Crete

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Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, ride a horse along Experience Horse Riding, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Fira route maker app.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Fira takes 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Koufonissi.

Things to do in Fira

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

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Koufonissi

Koufonissi ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): kick back and relax at Italida Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Ammos Beach, and then look for gifts at Arodou Jewelry.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Koufonissi trip builder app.

Getting from Fira to Koufonissi by journey takes about 7.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Koufonissi can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Koufonissi

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Arodou Jewelry ©
Arodou Jewelry

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Mykonos Town, Mykonos

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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Little Venice, make a trip to Kapopoulos Fine Arts, enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mykonos Town online journey builder.

Getting from Koufonissi to Mykonos Town by journey takes about 5 hours. September in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Delphi.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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Delphi

Delphi
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
On the 14th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, then explore the ancient world of Delphi, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo In Delphi.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Delphi itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Mykonos Town to Delphi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, train, and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Mykonos Town in September since evenings lows in Delphi dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Delphi
Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi

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Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Venture out of the city with trips to Arkadiko Bridge (in Mycenae) and Corinth (Corinth Canal, Akrokorinthos, &more). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, get to know the fascinating history of Tiryns, and take an in-depth tour of Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation.

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Drive from Delphi to Nafplio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Delphi in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 54°F in Nafplio. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos

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Athens

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: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, don't miss a visit to Ancient Agora of Athens, go all around town with CityCab, and stop by Old Orient Jewelry.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens trip maker tool.

You can drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Nafplio in September, with lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

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

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