15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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15 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Athens
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + ferry:  4​h 15​min
2
Ios
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Fira
— 5 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
4
Mykonos Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Rio de Janeiro

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, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, take a stroll through Plaka, and explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Athens road trip tool .

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Athens is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Eastern European Time is 5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in July, with highs in Athens at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Ios.

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

1
night
Ios

Ios ©
Halfway between Naxos and Santorini lies tiny Ios, famous worldwide as one of the Aegean's liveliest nightlife hubs.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mylopotas Beach and then kick back and relax at Manganari Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ios road trip site .

Getting from Athens to Ios by combination of flight and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. When traveling from Athens in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Ios, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Fira.

Things to do in Ios

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Manganari Beach ©
Manganari Beach
Mylopotas Beach ©
Mylopotas Beach

5
nights
Fira

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Get out of town with these interesting Fira side-trips: Perissa Black Sand Beach (in Perissa), Tomato Industrial Museum (in Vlychada) and Santo Horse Riding (in Akrotiri). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia, tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, and learn about winemaking at Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A..

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Fira driving holiday planning site .

You can drive from Ios to Fira in 2 hours. In July in Fira, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Kamari, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A.
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

4
nights
Mykonos Town

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: take a stroll through Little Venice, enjoy the sand and surf at Kalo Livadi Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, and get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town route website .

Ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. You will leave for home on the 6th (Tue).

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Antica Murrina, Kalo Livadi Beach, Elia Beach, Panormos Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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