25 days in Glasgow, Greek Isles & Istanbul Itinerary

25 days in Glasgow, Greek Isles & Istanbul Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Shuttle + Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Corfu Town, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
3
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 3 nights
Ferry:  2 h 15 min
4
Fira, Greece
— 3 nights
Ferry:  2 h
5
Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
6
Lindos, Greece
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  9 h 15 min
7
Istanbul, Turkey
— 6 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  19 h 30 min
End: Buenos Aires, Argentina

3
nights
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Change things up with these side-trips from Glasgow: Penrith (The Toffee Shop & Laser Wars UK) and Glen Coe (in Glencoe). Next up on the itinerary: join the crowd at Glasgow Tigers Speedway, take an in-depth tour of The Tenement House, take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, and do a tasting at Vino Valentino.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Glasgow planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Glasgow is an approximately 20.5- hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Glasgow. In June, daily temperatures in Glasgow can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penrith, Glen Coe
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:
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Glasgow Tigers Speedway ©
Glasgow Tigers Speedway
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

3
nights
Corfu Town, Greece

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.
Step out of Corfu Town with an excursion to Speed Boats Tours in Kavos--about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, make a trip to Spianada Square, and look for all kinds of wild species at Corfu Donkey Rescue.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Glasgow to Corfu Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Glasgow in June: highs in Corfu Town hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Theme Parks Tours

Side Trips

Speed Boats Tours, Aqualand Corfu Water Park, Corfu Donkey Rescue
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Aqualand Corfu Water Park ©
Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Speed Boats Tours

3
nights
Mykonos Town, Greece

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: take a stroll through Little Venice, enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mykonos Brewing Company.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mykonos Town road trip website.

You can fly from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Corfu Town in July: highs in Mykonos Town hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Mykonos Brewing Company, Panormos Beach, Paradise Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

3
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, museums, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Fira attractions planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Fira by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Oia, Kamari, Akrotiri, Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

2
nights
Heraklion, Greece

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 10th (Fri), do a tasting at Winery Stilianou, contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos, then meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Heraklion tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2 hours. In July in Heraklion, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Winery Stilianou
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:
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Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

2
nights
Lindos, Greece

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
On the 12th (Sun), stroll through Lindos Beach and then explore the ancient world of Village of Lindos. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Ancient Kamiros, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsambika Beach, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lindos planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Heraklion to Lindos in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ancient Kamiros, Tsambika Beach
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:
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Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos

6
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, and explore the world behind art at Chora Museum.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Istanbul takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Turkey Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Lindos in July, Istanbul is a bit cooler at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 20:
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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