17 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

17 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

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17 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

Start: Dammam
Fly:  16​h
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
3
Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
ferry:  2​h
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
5
Lindos, Rhodes
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Dammam

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Corfu Museum of Asian Art and Corfu Gallery. Head to Kombos and Tsami Ceramicsfor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Corfu Town: Marathias Beach (in Marathias) and Paleokastritsa Beach (in Paleokastritsa). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, examine the collection at Casa Parlante, browse the exhibits of Achilleion Museum, and browse for treasures at Icon Gallery.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Corfu Town online trip planner .

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Corfu Town is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Dammam in July, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Corfu Town: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Gastouri, Marathias Beach, Paleokastritsa Beach
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Paleokastritsa Beach ©
Paleokastritsa Beach
Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum

4
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.
Relax by the water at Panormos Beach and Super Paradise Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Big White Gallery and Dio Horia. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Little Venice, enjoy the sand and surf at Platis Gialos Beach, stroll through Elia Beach, and view the masterpieces at Minima Gallery.

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You can fly from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Corfu Town in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Minima Gallery, Kalo Livadi Beach, Agios Sostis Beach, Elia Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Perissa Black Sand Beach and Caldera Beach. Shop till you drop at Art Space and Atlantis Books. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, get a taste of the local shopping with Gabbiano Nero Sculpture and Art, view the masterpieces at Mnemossyne Gallery, and steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera.

Make your Fira itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July in Fira, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kamari, Akrotiri, Oia, Santorini, S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos, then stop by Nerium Oleander, and finally get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, do a tasting at Winery Stilianou, 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 find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Heraklion trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Heraklion are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kazantzakis Museum, Winery Stilianou, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos
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Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Village of Lindos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Agathi Beach, then kick back and relax at Lindos Beach, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lindos trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Heraklion to Lindos takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Agathi Beach
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Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach

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