13 days in Greece Itinerary

13 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fly to Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport, Drive to Corfu Town
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly
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Athens
— 3 nights
Fly
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Drive to Heraklion International Nikos Kazantzakis Airport, Fly to Cedar Rapids

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Corfu Town, Corfu — 2 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.
Corfu Town is known for historic sites, wildlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, see the interesting displays at Corfu Museum of Asian Art, explore the historical opulence of New Fortress, and catch some excitement at Aqualand Corfu Water Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town trip itinerary maker.

Cedar Rapids, USA to Corfu Town is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Cedar Rapids to Corfu Town is 8 hours. Traveling from Cedar Rapids in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Corfu Town: highs are around 91°F and lows about 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Athens.
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Athens — 3 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, take a stroll through Monastiraki, and take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Athens holiday planner.

Getting from Corfu Town to Athens by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Mykonos Town.
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, then take a stroll through Little Venice, and then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli). Here are some ideas for day two: see some colorful creatures with GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort, then enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town trip builder.

You can fly from Athens to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and ferry. When traveling from Athens in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Mykonos Town, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.
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Fira, Santorini — 2 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 19th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kamari Beach. On your second day here, get interesting insight from Santorini Sailing and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Fira holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In July, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a 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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, observe the fascinating underwater world at CRETAquarium, and then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Heraklion trip maker.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Heraklion are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling 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.
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