15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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15 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Reykjavik
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Athens
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h
2
Kritsa, Crete
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Hersonissos, Crete
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
4
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Naxos
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
7
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Reykjavik


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1
night
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary builder site .

Reykjavik, Iceland to Athens is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Reykjavik to Athens, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Reykjavik in May; daily highs in Athens reach 29°C and lows reach 20°C. On the 2nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kritsa.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites
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Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

1
night
Kritsa, Crete

Kritsa ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Voulisma Beach.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kritsa online trip itinerary maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Athens to Kritsa. Traveling from Athens in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Kritsa. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hersonissos.

Things to do in Kritsa

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Voulisma Beach
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Voulisma Beach ©
Voulisma Beach

2
nights
Hersonissos, Crete

Hersonissos ©
Wholeheartedly dedicated to tourism, Hersonissos remains best known for its vibrant nightlife, its bars and clubs attracting partygoers from around the world.
On the 4th (Fri), kick back and relax at Stalis Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, and then take in the exciting artwork at Maria Sanoudaki Ceramic - Art Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Listis Beach.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hersonissos trip planner .

You can drive from Kritsa to Hersonissos in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Hersonissos are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Stalis Beach, Listis Beach
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Stalis Beach ©
Stalis Beach
Maria Sanoudaki Ceramic - Art Studio ©

2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): examine the collection at Museum of Prehistoric Thera, contemplate the long history of Ancient Thera, and then learn about winemaking at Santo Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Vourvoulos Beach and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Fira trip planner.

Getting from Hersonissos to Fira by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Hersonissos in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Fira. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Fira

Wineries Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Santo Winery, Vourvoulos Beach, Ancient Thera
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Museum of Prehistoric Thira ©
Museum of Prehistoric Thira
Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery
Ancient Thera ©
Ancient Thera

3
nights
Naxos

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
Visit Old Town and Monastery of Fotodotis for their historical value. Relax by the water at Agios Prokopios Beach and Mikri Vigla Beach. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Portara, see the interesting displays at Eggares Olive Press Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Fish & Olive, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Maragas Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Naxos trip planner .

Getting from Fira to Naxos by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. In May in Naxos, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Naxos

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Mikri Vigla Beach ©
Mikri Vigla Beach
Portara ©
Portara

4
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.
Visit Platis Gialos Beach and Elia Beach for some beach relaxation. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Minima Gallery and Agios Nikolakis Church. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, enjoy the sea views from Armenistis Lighthouse, make a trip to Matoyianni Street, and stroll through Panormos Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Mykonos Town vacation site .

Getting from Naxos to Mykonos Town by ferry takes about an hour. Other options: fly. May in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Elia Beach, Armenistis Lighthouse, Panormos Beach, Paradise Beach, Minima Gallery
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Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach
Armenistis Lighthouse ©
Armenistis Lighthouse

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night
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 14th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor, then enjoy the sand and surf at Canal D'Amour, and then steep yourself in history at Kassiopi. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agia Paraskevi Monastery, examine the collection at Achilleion Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Corfu Town route builder app .

Getting from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Mykonos Town in May since evenings lows in Corfu Town dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Achilleion Museum, Agia Paraskevi Monastery, Canal D'Amour
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Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum
Canal D'Amour ©
Canal D'Amour
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu

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