15 days in Greece & Venice Itinerary

15 days in Greece & Venice Itinerary

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15 days in Greece & Venice Itinerary

Start: Detroit, United States
Fly:  15​h
1
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
2
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
End: Detroit, United States

2
nights
Mykonos Town, Greece

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, race across the water with a speed boat tour, view the masterpieces at The House of Fine Art Mykonos, and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mykonos Town day trip site .

Detroit, USA to Mykonos Town is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to Mykonos Town is 7 hours. Traveling from Detroit in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Mykonos Town: highs are around 66°F and lows about 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Mykonos, Speed Boats Tours
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Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

4
nights
Athens, Greece

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, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, wander the streets of Plaka, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens trip maker .

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Mykonos Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. April in Athens sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

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

2
nights
Heraklion, Greece

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 28th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, and finally get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Heraklion day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Athens to Heraklion takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos, Kazantzakis Museum
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Room Escape Games
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

5
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica di Sant’Antonio) and Arena di Verona (in Verona). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, explore the activities along Canal Grande, and see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Venice travel route app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Heraklion to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Heraklion to Venice due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Heraklion in April, things will get a bit cooler in Venice: highs are around 65°F and lows about 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Padua, Arena di Verona
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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