15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fly
1
Athens
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive to Sarandë, Ferry to Corfu Town
3
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Ferry
5
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Ferry
6
Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
Fly

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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: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Athens holiday planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Athens is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Johannesburg in September, Athens is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 8:

1
night
Kalambaka

The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Roussanou Monastery.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kalambaka sightseeing site.

Drive from Athens to Kalambaka in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in September, things will get little chillier in Kalambaka: highs are around 29°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:

2
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Casa Parlante, then explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, then don't miss a visit to Spianada Square, and finally step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by FIRSTHING&NOEL, steep yourself in history at Corfu Museum of Asian Art, explore the historical opulence of New Fortress, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jewish Synagogue, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Corfu Town itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Kalambaka to Corfu Town in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in September, Corfu Town is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:

2
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally take a stroll through Little Venice. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see some colorful creatures with GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort, don't miss a visit to Matoyianni Street, then make a trip to Rarity Gallery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:

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: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, kick back and relax at Red Beach, make a trip to Sunset in Oia, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fira travel tool.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:

3
nights
Heraklion, Crete

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at Aegeo Spas, then contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos, then explore the historical opulence of Castello del Molo (Koules), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Heraklion driving holiday planner.

Getting from Fira to Heraklion by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. September in Heraklion sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.