18 days in Greece Itinerary

18 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
2
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
3
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
4
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
5
Athens
— 3 nights
6
Nafplio
— 3 nights

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.
On the 25th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, thenexamine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, and finally explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, thenget a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and then get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

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Turku, Finland to Heraklion is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Turku in July: highs in Heraklion hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos, Kazantzakis Museum
Highlights from your plan
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos

3
nights
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, explore the fascinating underground world of Zoodochos Pigi Cave, ride a horse along Experience Horse Riding, and enjoy the sand and surf at Caldera Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Fira travel planner.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Fira can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Boutari Winery, Zoodochos Pigi Cave
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

3
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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Little Venice, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mykonos Town online vacation planner.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Speed Boats Tours, Paradise Beach, Mykonos Brewing Company, Panormos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Corfu Town: Speed Boats Tours (in Kavos) and Gardenos Beach (in Gardenos). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, make a splash at Aqualand Corfu Water Park, don't miss a visit to Spianada Square, and contemplate the long history of Corfu Museum of Asian Art.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Corfu Town trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mykonos Town in August: highs in Corfu Town hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Speed Boats Tours, Gardenos Beach, Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Highlights from your plan
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Aqualand Corfu Water Park ©
Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art

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: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Athens route maker.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Athens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Corfu Town in August since evenings lows in Athens dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

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

3
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.
On the 8th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns, delve into the distant past at The Sunken City - Ancient Epidaurus, and then contemplate the long history of The Great Theatre of Epidaurus.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nafplio road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Athens in August since evenings lows in Nafplio dip to °C. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Epidavros, Archaeological Site Mycenae
Highlights from your plan
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade

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