18 days in Greece Itinerary

18 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
Faliraki, Rhodes

Faliraki ©
Famed for its sandy beaches, Faliraki serves as a major destination on the island of Rhodes.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Faliraki Beach. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Art Park Rhodes, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Agathi Beach, and then stroll through Lindos Beach.

To find photos and more tourist information, use the Faliraki trip planner.

Turku, Finland to Faliraki is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Turku in July, you will find days in Faliraki are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are warmer (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Faliraki

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Agathi Beach, Art Park Rhodes, Lindos Beach
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Faliraki Beach ©
Faliraki Beach
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Agathi Beach ©
Agathi Beach

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 27th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, and then steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos. Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, thenget a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Heraklion trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Faliraki to Heraklion takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Heraklion are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Bring the kids along to Akrotiri and Perissa Black Sand Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Red Beach and Perivolos. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Kamari Beach, stroll through Eros Beach, and explore the historical opulence of Castelli of Emporio.

Plan my day in Fira using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Perivolos, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Kamari Beach, Castelli of Emporio
Highlights from your plan
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Little Venice and Agios Sostis Beach. Aegean Maritime Museum and Archaeological Museum of Mykonos will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and stroll through Paradise Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mykonos Town online trip maker.

Getting from Fira to Mykonos Town by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. July in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Platis Gialos Beach, Paradise Beach, Agios Sostis Beach, Panormos Beach, Elia Beach
Highlights from your plan
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

6
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum. Family-friendly places like Acropolis of Athens and Benaki Museum will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Mycenae (Lion Gate & Archaeological Site Mycenae). There's much more to do: stop by Plaka, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Cycladic Art, pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, and delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Athens trip planner.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Athens in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and taxi. When traveling from Mykonos Town in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Athens: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Mycenae
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae

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