15 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

15 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

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15 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

Start: New York City
Foot + Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Kamari, Santorini
— 4 nights
Ferry + Taxi:  2​h 45​min
2
Elounda, Crete
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Shuttle:  2​h 45​min
4
Elafonissi, Crete
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Tsilivi, Zakynthos
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New York City

4
nights
Kamari, Santorini

Kamari ©
Kamari is a coastal village on the southeastern part of the Aegean island of Santorini, Greece, in the Cyclades archipelago with a population of approx. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kamari: Oia (Amoudi Bay & Sunset in Oia). There's lots more to do: stroll through Kamari Beach, explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, enjoy the sand and surf at Perissa Black Sand Beach, and hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kamari trip builder site .

New York City, USA to Kamari is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Kamari due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Kamari can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Elounda.

Things to do in Kamari

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Imerovigli, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Parasailing & Paragliding
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Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

1
night
Elounda, Crete

Elounda ©
Long a sleepy fishing settlement on Crete's northern coastline, Elounda today serves as a major travel destination, drawing vacationers with a blend of unspoiled natural scenery and luxury resorts.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then contemplate the long history of Fortress Spinalonga, and then kick back and relax at Spinalonga Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Elounda trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Kamari to Elounda takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in June, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Heraklion.

Things to do in Elounda

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Fortress Spinalonga ©
Fortress Spinalonga

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Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion ©
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 29th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, then contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos, then look for gifts at Nerium Oleander, and finally get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Reptisland, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, then take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and finally learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Heraklion vacation planner.

Getting from Elounda to Heraklion by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Heraklion when traveling from Elounda in June, with lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can take a shuttle to Elafonissi.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Reptisland
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos

1
night
Elafonissi, Crete

Elafonissi ©
Located just off Crete's southwestern corner, Elafonissi offers an alternative vacation idea for those looking to avoid the larger, more crowded Greek islands.
On the 1st (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Aspri Limni Beach, trek along Elafonisi Viewpoint, and then kick back and relax at Elafonissi Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Elafonissi journey maker site .

You can take a shuttle from Heraklion to Elafonissi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. In June, daily temperatures in Elafonissi can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tsilivi.

Things to do in Elafonissi

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Elafonissi Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Aspri Limni Beach ©
Aspri Limni Beach

4
nights
Tsilivi, Zakynthos

A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tsilivi: Keri Caves (in Limni Keri), Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria) and Vasilikos (Banana Beach & Gerakas Beach). Next up on the itinerary: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Porto Limnionas, putt your heart out at Fantasy Mini Golf, and stroll through Laganas Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Tsilivi online day trip planner .

Getting from Elafonissi to Tsilivi by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Tsilivi can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tsilivi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Zakynthos, Vasilikos, Kalamaki Beach, Laganas Beach, Aghios Sostis Beach
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Speed Boats Tours
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach

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