15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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15 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Athens
subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
2
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Fly + subway:  2​h 45​min
4
Athens
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Delphi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  4​h
8
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 45​min
End: Athens

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.
Head to The Big White Gallery and The House of Fine Art Mykonosfor plenty of shopping. You'll discover tucked-away gems like House of Dionysus and Church of Saint George. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mykonos Town: Delos (Archaeological Museum of Delos & Avenue of the Lions). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Little Venice, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Panayia Tourliani, view the masterpieces at Minima Gallery, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mykonos Town road trip planner .

Athens to Mykonos Town is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of subway and flight. You can also ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. April in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Delos, Mykonos
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Archaeological Museum of Delos ©
Archaeological Museum of Delos
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Minima Gallery ©
Minima Gallery

2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 21st (Tue), examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, do a tasting at Artemis Karamolegos Winery, then examine the collection at Monastery of Profitis Ilias, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): look for gifts at Epilekton, take in the exciting artwork at MATI Art Gallery, get a taste of the local shopping with Art Space, then step into the grandiose world of Castelli of Pyrgos, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira online tour planner .

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. April in Fira sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Art Space, Castelli of Pyrgos, Akrotiri, Epilekton, Monastery of Profitis Ilias
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 22:
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Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©

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 (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, look for gifts at Nerium Oleander, then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, and finally learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Heraklion tour itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Head to Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou' and Ioannidou Art Galleryfor some retail therapy. Popular historic sites such as Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Temple of Poseidon in Sounio (about 1h 15 min away). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, take a stroll through Plaka, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Heraklion to Athens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Temple of Poseidon
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 26:
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Poseidon ©
Temple of Poseidon

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Nauplion Promenade, and then explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Lion Gate and then steep yourself in history at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Nafplio road trip site .

Traveling by car from Athens to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Nafplio, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mycenae, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 28:
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Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate

1
night
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 29th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tholos, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo, then delve into the distant past at Delphi, and finally take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Delphi online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Delphi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Delphi, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 29:
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi

1
night
Kalambaka

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 30th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Roussanou Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kalambaka vacation builder website .

Drive from Delphi to Kalambaka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Delphi in April, expect nights in Kalambaka to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Apr 29 — 30:
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Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Meteora ©
Meteora
Varlaam Monastery ©
Varlaam Monastery

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 1st (Fri): take a stroll through Corfu Old Town, expand your understanding of the military at Old Fortress Corfu, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Spiridon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Paleokastritsa, steep yourself in history at Achilleion Museum, view the masterpieces at Tsami Ceramics, shop like a local with Icon Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Corfu Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Emporion D'artes.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Kalambaka to Corfu Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kalambaka in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Corfu Town, with lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Gastouri, Monastery of Paleokastritsa
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 2:
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Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum
Church of Saint Spiridon ©
Church of Saint Spiridon
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu

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