18 days in Greece Itinerary

18 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
2
Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
3
Athens
— 4 nights
4
Nafplio
— 1 night
5
Delphi
— 3 nights

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Paraportiani Church, Elia Beach, Mykonos On Board Cataraman & Yacht Tours, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Little Venice, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and kick back and relax at Panormos Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Mykonos Town online day trip planner.

Houston, USA to Mykonos Town is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Houston in May: high temperatures in Mykonos Town hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Tours Transportation

Side Trips

Elia Beach, Panormos Beach
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Mykonos On Board Cataraman & Yacht Tours ©
Mykonos On Board Cataraman & Yacht Tours
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos 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.
Venetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis has been added to your itinerary. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou, and get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Heraklion road trip tool.

Fly from Mykonos Town to Heraklion in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. May in Heraklion sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You will leave for Athens on the 22nd (Fri).

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Winery Stilianou, The Palace of Knossos
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Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

4
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, admire the natural beauty at National Garden, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, and explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Athens trip planner.

You can fly from Heraklion to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. May in Athens sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Nafplio.

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
Nafplio

Nafplio
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Nauplion Promenade and then step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Corinth Canal and then explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nafplio trip maker site.

You can drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in May, Nafplio is little chillier at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Archaeological Site Mycenae, Corinth Canal
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Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Corinth Canal ©
Corinth Canal

3
nights
Delphi

Delphi ©
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Change things up with these side-trips from Delphi: Battlefield of Thermopylae (in Thermopylae) and Hosios Loukas (in Distomo). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Delphi, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Parnassus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Apollo In Delphi, and get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Delphi trip planner.

Getting from Nafplio to Delphi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of °F in Delphi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Battlefield of Thermopylae, Hosios Loukas, MoKa Honey
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MoKa Honey ©
MoKa Honey
Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi

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