15 days in Greece Itinerary

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Corfu Town
— 2 nights
Fly
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Athens
— 3 nights
Taxi to Piraeus, Ferry to Naxos Town
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Naxos Town
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Fira
— 3 nights
Ferry to Heraklion, Taxi to Rethymnon
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Rethymnon
— 3 nights

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Corfu Town — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): examine the collection at Achilleion Museum, deepen your knowledge of military history at Old Fortress Corfu, then examine the collection at Casa Parlante, and finally take a stroll through Corfu Old Town.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Corfu Town road trip site.

If you are flying in from Ireland, the closest major aiports are Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport, Aktion National Airport and Kefallinia Airport. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Athens.
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Athens — 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

Venture out of the city with trips to Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae) and Corinth Canal (in Isthmia). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, admire the masterpieces at Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou', take a stroll through Plaka, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Athens trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Corfu Town in August, Athens is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Naxos Town.
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Naxos Town — 3 nights

Explore Naxos Town's surroundings by going to Mykonos Town (Mytho, The Windmills (Kato Milli), &more). There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Blue Fin Divers Naxos Greece, enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Prokopios Beach, wander the streets of Old Town, and stop by Kastro.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Naxos Town trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Naxos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. When traveling from Athens in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Naxos Town: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.
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Fira — 3 nights

Fira is known for nightlife, wineries, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Fira trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Naxos Town to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rethymnon.
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Rethymnon — 3 nights

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rethymnon: Heraklion Archaeological Museum (in Heraklion) and The Palace of Knossos (in Knosos). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Rethymnon Old Town, contemplate the long history of The Venetian Fortezza, take a memorable tour with Tours, and appreciate the history behind Symbol of Rethymnon City.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rethymnon online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Fira to Rethymnon takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August in Rethymnon, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night.
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Greece travel guide

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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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Naxos travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
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. Renowned for its unspoiled beaches and advantageous winds, the island offers excellent conditions for windsurfing and other watersports. Most of the island's western coastline boasts one sandy beach splashed by blue waters rich in marine life--a big draw for amateur scuba divers. The mountainous interior provides a look at the quieter side of the island, featuring a patchwork of lush valleys, quaint villages, and ancient sites. For a change of pace and a bit of modern dining and shopping, visit Hora, the island's biggest city.
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Santorini travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Ruins
Wine Island
Known for dramatic views and romantic sunsets, the island of Santorini draws visitors with its long string of black, white, and red beaches. The largest and most significant of a small group of volcanic islands located just 200 km (120 mi) southeast of Greece's mainland, Santorini boasts just over 15,000 permanent residents. Created by a massive volcanic eruption that likely destroyed a single large island, the archipelago still features an active volcano, which saw its last eruption in the 1950s. The easiest way to explore Santorini's craggy coastline is on foot. Start by visiting the archaeological sites on the island's southwestern side, which offer a chance to discover the area's ancient past with unobstructed views of the famed volcano.
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Crete travel guide

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Great Island
The largest of the Greek islands, Crete offers travelers more than just sun, sea, and sand. Famed for its warm hospitality, outstanding infrastructure, and contrasting landscapes, the island represents one of the world's richest areas in terms of history and culture. Crete burst onto the world scene over 4,000 years ago, when it served as the center of the Minoan civilization, one of Europe's earliest organized societies. Despite the island's wealth of developed beaches, the traces of the mysterious and enchanting Minoan empire remain Crete's top attraction, drawing visitors from all over the world. The island capital Heraklion provides an ideal base for exploring a renowned Minoan palace complex, the site of Europe's oldest city.
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