15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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15 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Oia
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Fira
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
4
Mykonos Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
5
Corfu Town
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Houston


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2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, and take a stroll through Monastiraki.

Before you visit Athens, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Houston, USA to Athens is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Houston to Athens, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Houston, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Athens, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

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

1
night
Oia

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): go for a walk through Oia's Main Street, take some stellar pictures from Sunset in Oia, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Oia trip itinerary planning tool .

Fly from Athens to Oia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, car, and ferry; or ride a ferry. In December in Oia, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Fira.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Oia's Main Street
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Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia
Oia's Main Street ©
Oia's Main Street

2
nights
Fira

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 8th (Sun), kick back and relax at Kamari Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, and then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach, then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, and finally stop by the White, Santorini.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Fira trip planner.

Fira is just a short distance from Oia. In December, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, Kamari Beach, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

3
nights
Mykonos Town

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, wander the streets of Little Venice, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Platis Gialos Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Elia Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Super Paradise Beach, and finally make a trip to Kapopoulos Fine Arts.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mykonos Town attractions planner .

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In December, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Portara, Platis Gialos Beach, Elia Beach
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

5
nights
Corfu Town

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Corfu Town: Paleokastritsa Beach (in Paleokastritsa), Canal D'Amour (in Sidari) and St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, wander the streets of Corfu Old Town, delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Spiridon.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Corfu Town attractions planner.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mykonos Town in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 43°F in Corfu Town. On the 17th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa Beach, Achilleion Museum, Canal D'Amour, St. Spyridon First Beach
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

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