15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 4 nights
2
Paradise Beach, Mykonos
— 2 nights
3
Oia, Santorini
— 3 nights
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
5
Lindos, Rhodes
— 2 nights

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ermou Street and Kerannymi. Do some cultural sightseeing at Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Cycladic Art, look for gifts at Gallery Demeter, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Hephaestus.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens online driving holiday planner.

Milan, Italy to Athens is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Milan in August, expect Athens to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Paradise Beach.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

2
nights
Paradise Beach, Mykonos

Paradise Beach ©
Sun-drenched Paradise Beach remains largely responsible for Mykonos' nickname, the "Ibiza of Greece." Considered one of the island's major attractions, the beach draws a young crowd of hedonists with its bars and clubs, serving cold drinks and a party atmosphere.
On the 16th (Thu), kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Elia Beach, then stroll through Super Paradise Beach, and then kick back and relax at Paradise Beach.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Paradise Beach trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Athens to Paradise Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Athens in August, you will find days in Paradise Beach are little chillier (33°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Paradise Beach

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Elia Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Panormos Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach

3
nights
Oia, Santorini

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Akrotiri and Ekklisia Panagia Platsani will appeal to history buffs. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kamari Beach and Caldera Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Oia: Red Beach (in Akrotiri) and Perissa Black Sand Beach (in Perissa). There's more to do: stop by Aquamarine Jewelry and take in the exciting artwork at Mnemossyne Gallery.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Oia trip simple and quick.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Paradise Beach to Oia in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In August in Oia, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Oia

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Koukla Art, Kamari Beach, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as The Palace of Knossos and Fortress Spinalonga are in your itinerary. Visiting The Natural History Museum of Crete and Matala beach will get you outdoors. Step out of Heraklion with an excursion to Reptisland in Melidoni--about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, make a trip to Venetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Heraklion trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Oia to Heraklion takes 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Heraklion are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Fortress Spinalonga, Reptisland, Matala beach, The Palace of Knossos
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Fortress Spinalonga ©
Fortress Spinalonga
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

2
nights
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
On the 24th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Village of Lindos. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Agathi Beach and then kick back and relax at Lindos Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lindos trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Heraklion to Lindos in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Lindos are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Agathi Beach
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Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Agathi Beach ©
Agathi Beach

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