15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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15 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14​h
1
Athens
— 5 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
3
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 45​min
4
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 45​min
5
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 45​min
6
Athens
— 1 day
Fly:  14​h
End: Mumbai

5
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Family-friendly places like Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Athens: Fortress Palamidi (in Nafplio) and Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Plaka, admire the natural beauty at National Garden, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

To see reviews and tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary planning site .

Mumbai, India to Athens is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Athens. Traveling from Mumbai in May, things will get a bit cooler in Athens: highs are around 29°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Archaeological Site Mycenae, Fortress Palamidi
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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 18th (Mon): admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, then wander the streets of Corfu Old Town, and then explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of New Fortress, then stroll through Paleokastritsa Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Canal D'Amour.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Corfu Town trip site .

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Corfu Town in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Corfu Town, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa Beach, Canal D'Amour
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Paleokastritsa Beach ©
Paleokastritsa Beach
Canal D'Amour ©
Canal D'Amour

1
night
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.
On the 20th (Wed), kick back and relax at Elia Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Super Paradise Beach, and then wander the streets of Little Venice. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Platis Gialos Beach, stroll through Paradise Beach, then kick back and relax at Ornos Beach, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally look for gifts at Mytho.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town holiday planner.

Getting from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Ornos Beach, Elia Beach, Platis Gialos Beach
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Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach

2
nights
Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): kick back and relax at White Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Vlychada Beach, then kick back and relax at Red Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Akrotiri itinerary planner.

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Vlychada Beach
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Vlychada Beach ©
Vlychada Beach
White Beach ©
White Beach

2
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.
Kids will enjoy The Palace of Knossos and The Natural History Museum of Crete. When in Heraklion, make a side trip to see Matala beach in Matala, approximately 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, admire the local landmark of Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain), take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Heraklion itinerary website .

Traveling by ferry from Akrotiri to Heraklion takes 2 hours. May in Heraklion sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Matala beach, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
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Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Matala beach ©
Matala beach

1
day
Athens

Athens ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Hephaestus and then take a stroll through Monastiraki.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Athens trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Heraklion to Athens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Monastiraki ©
Monastiraki
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

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