15 days in Greece & Venice Itinerary

15 days in Greece & Venice Itinerary

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1
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
2
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
3
Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
4
Venice, Italy
— 5 nights

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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Little Venice, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, look for gifts at White, and don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town travel planner.

Detroit, USA to Mykonos Town is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. In April, Mykonos Town is a bit warmer than Detroit - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Mykonos, Speed Boats Tours
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Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Archaeological Museum of Mykonos ©
Archaeological Museum of Mykonos

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka, visit Monastiraki, and take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Athens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In April, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to 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

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 28th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, and finally get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Heraklion road trip website.

You can fly from Athens to Heraklion in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can 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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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Arena di Verona (in Verona) and Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Venice route planner.

You can fly from Heraklion to Venice in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Heraklion to Venice, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Heraklion in April, things will get a bit cooler in Venice: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can 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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