14 days in Greece Itinerary

14 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
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Athens
— 2 nights
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Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos
— 2 nights
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Paxos
— 2 nights
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
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Fira, Santorini — 2 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, don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia, explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, and enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Fira is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, taxi, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Fira. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in August; daily highs in Fira reach 36°C and lows reach 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Heraklion.
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Heraklion, Crete — 2 nights

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.
On the 18th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at CRETAquarium, and then steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, stop by Nerium Oleander, then experience rural life at Snail Farm and Fun, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus.

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You can ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Athens.
Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Athens — 2 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, and then visit Plaka. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

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Getting from Heraklion to Athens by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Heraklion in August: highs in Athens hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Tsilivi (Planos).
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Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos — 2 nights

A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): get outside with Outdoor Activities and then expand your horizons at Adamieion Ceramic Art Studio. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Giatras Museum-Dionysios Art Gallery.

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You can fly from Athens to Tsilivi (Planos) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Tsilivi (Planos), with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Paxos.
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Paxos — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): stop by George Apergis Handmade Jewellery and then discover the deep blue sea with Paxos Oasi Sub. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Pythias Gallery, appreciate the history behind Statue of Georgios Anemogiannis, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Giannas Beach.

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You can drive from Tsilivi (Planos) to Paxos in 8.5 hours. Another option is to drive. August in Paxos sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can 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.
For shopping fun, head to Hippopots or Icon Gallery. Step out of Corfu Town to go to Sidari and see Parasailing & Paragliding, which is approximately 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Aqualand Corfu Water Park, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Corfu, step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace, and explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu.

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Traveling by journey from Paxos to Corfu Town takes 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time 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.