15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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15 days in Greece Itinerary

Belo Horizonte
Fly:  28​h
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
Belo Horizonte

2
days
Heraklion, Crete

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, then get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, and then get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, see the interesting displays at Lychnostatis Open Air Museum, and then meet the residents at Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Heraklion holiday planner.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Heraklion is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Belo Horizonte to Heraklion is 5 hours. Traveling from Belo Horizonte in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Heraklion. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Hersonissos, Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos

3
days
Akrotiri, Santorini

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.
Explore Akrotiri's surroundings by going to Oia (Amoudi Bay & Ekklisia Panagia Platsani). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, stroll through KAMARA BEACH, enjoy the sand and surf at Caldera Beach, and tour the water at your own pace with Santorini Yachting.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Akrotiri tour planner.

Getting from Heraklion to Akrotiri by ferry takes about 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Akrotiri can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Oia, KAMARA BEACH, Venetsanos Winery, Captain George Santorini Yachting
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KAMARA BEACH
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay

3
days
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Mykonos Town is known for historic sites, sightseeing, nightlife, beaches, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Little Venice, kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, stroll through Elia Beach, and don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Agios Sostis Beach, Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Elia Beach
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Panormos Beach
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

4
days
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, sightseeing, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, enjoy the sand and surf at Glyfada Beach, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, and contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Mykonos Town to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. When traveling from Mykonos Town in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Athens, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka District

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