15 days in Greece Itinerary

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Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
Fly
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Athens
— 3 nights
Fly
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Argostolion, Kefalonia
— 2 nights
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Drive to Sami, Ferry to Astakós, Drive to Kalambaka
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Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive to Sarandë, Ferry to Corfu Town
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
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Heraklion, Crete — 1 night

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 11th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, then step into the grandiose world of Castello del Molo (Koules), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Aegeo Spas.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Heraklion trip builder app.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Heraklion is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Copenhagen in September: high temperatures in Heraklion hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Spas
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Fira, Santorini — 3 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, wineries, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, kick back and relax at Kamari Beach, don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia, and pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Fira holiday builder.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Fira takes 2.5 hours. September in Fira sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos — 1 night

Chora Mykonos

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then wander the streets of Little Venice, and finally make a trip to Rarity Gallery.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town online vacation planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. September in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Athens.
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Athens — 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, don't miss a visit to Ancient Agora of Athens, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Athens road trip website.

Fly from Mykonos Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Argostolion.
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Argostolion, Kefalonia — 2 nights

A modern town with a traditional character, Argostolion draws visitors with museums, gardens, squares, pedestrianized shopping streets, and a cobbled seaside promenade.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): experience rural life at Dias Beekeeping, then do a tasting at Gentilini Winery & Vineyards, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Spiridon Church. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at O'Live Massage Kefalonia and then indulge your senses at Kefalonia Wine Tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Argostolion trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Athens to Argostolion by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kalambaka.
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Kalambaka — 1 night

The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada).

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kalambaka day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Argostolion to Kalambaka takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Argostolion in September, expect Kalambaka to be little chillier, temps between 29°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Corfu Town.
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Corfu Town, Corfu — 3 nights

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.
Corfu Town is known for historic sites, wildlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: deepen your knowledge of military history at Old Fortress Corfu, make a trip to Spianada Square, wander the streets of Corfu Old Town, and examine the collection at Casa Parlante.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town trip planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Kalambaka to Corfu Town in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Corfu Town, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.
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