17 days in Greece Itinerary

17 days in Greece Itinerary

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17 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
+3
Fly + subway + foot + bus:  10​h 30​min
1
Nafplio
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Athens
— 3 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h
4
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
5
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
6
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Kuwait City

3
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Explore Nafplio's surroundings by going to Corinth (Acrocorinth & Archea Korinthos), Arkadiko Bridge (in Mycenae) and The Great Theatre of Epidaurus (in Epidavros). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, get to know the fascinating history of Nauplion Promenade, step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, and take an in-depth tour of Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait to Nafplio is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuwait City to Nafplio. Traveling from Kuwait City in September, expect Nafplio to be cooler, temps between 32°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Mycenae, Corinth, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
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Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi

3
nights
Athens

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, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and take a stroll through Monastiraki.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in September, Athens is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
nights
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 26th (Thu): explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, then examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Reptisland.

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Do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Heraklion in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Step out of Fira to go to Akrotiri and see Santo Horse Riding, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, enjoy the sand and surf at Kamari Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Fira journey planner .

Getting from Heraklion to Fira by ferry takes about 2 hours. September in Fira sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Kamari, Oia, Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

3
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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, museums, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Little Venice, kick back and relax at Fokos Beach, stroll through Panormos Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Mykonos, Panormos Beach, Paradise Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

2
nights
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 4th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, then admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, then don't miss a visit to The Liston, and finally make a trip to Spianada Square. On the next day, examine the collection at Casa Parlante, look for all kinds of wild species at Corfu Donkey Rescue, and then kick back and relax at St. Spyridon First Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Corfu Town online trip builder .

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. October in Corfu Town sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Corfu Donkey Rescue, St. Spyridon First Beach
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

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