15 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

15 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

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15 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  3​h
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 5 nights
ferry:  2​h
3
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
5
Lindos, Rhodes
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Berlin

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Old Fortress Corfu and Achilleion Museum. Popular historic sites such as Corfu Museum of Asian Art and New Fortress are in your itinerary. Explore Corfu Town's surroundings by going to Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press (in Vraganiotika), Marathias Beach (in Marathias) and Yali Beach (in Giannades). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Paleokastritsa Beach, step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor, and see the interesting displays at Capodistrias Museum.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Corfu Town day trip tool .

Berlin, Germany to Corfu Town is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Corfu Town due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa, Gastouri, Yali Beach, Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press, Marathias Beach
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art

5
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Panormos Beach and Platis Gialos Beach. Archaeological Museum of Mykonos and Dio Horia will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Little Venice, enjoy the sand and surf at Kalo Livadi Beach, stroll through Paradise Beach, and examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town trip itinerary planning tool .

Fly from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. While traveling from Corfu Town, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Mykonos, Platis Gialos Beach, Panormos Beach, Elia Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Caldera Beach, then see the interesting displays at Monastery of Profitis Ilias, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at Akrotiri.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Akrotiri trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Akrotiri are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Monastery of Profitis Ilias
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Monastery of Profitis Ilias ©
Monastery of Profitis Ilias

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, then stop by Nerium Oleander, and finally take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou, examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, then take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and finally get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Heraklion holiday maker app .

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Heraklion in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos, Kazantzakis Museum, Winery Stilianou
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©

2
nights
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Art Park Rhodes, contemplate the long history of Ancient Kamiros, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Church of the Panagia, then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Lindos Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Village of Lindos.

Make your Lindos itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Heraklion to Lindos in 4.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In August in Lindos, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Art Park Rhodes, Ancient Kamiros
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Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Ancient Kamiros
Ancient Kamiros

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