12 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

12 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

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12 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
2
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Oia, Santorini
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
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 1st (Thu): stroll through Stalis Beach, delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus. On the next day, meet the residents at Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos, then get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, then look for gifts at Eli's Ceramic Art, and finally admire the masterpieces at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Heraklion vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Faridabad, India to Heraklion. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Faridabad to Heraklion due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Faridabad in June, plan for cooler days in Heraklion, with highs around 31°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Stalis Beach, The Palace of Knossos
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4
nights
Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Red Beach and Caldera Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Akrotiri and S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery. There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A., tour the water at your own pace with Santorini Yachting, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Perivolos.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Akrotiri itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Oia.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Pyrgos, Megalochori, Perivolos, Captain George Santorini Yachting
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery

2
nights
Oia, Santorini

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
On the 7th (Wed), trek along Hiking Trail Fira - Oia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vouvoulos Beach, kick back and relax at Katharos Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Oia trip itinerary maker.

Oia is just a stone's throw from Akrotiri. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hiking Trail Fira - Oia, Vourvoulos Beach, Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord
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Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Vourvoulos Beach ©
Vourvoulos Beach
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani ©
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Little Venice and Delos. We've included these beaches for you: Panormos Beach and Platis Gialos Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mykonos Town vacation builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Oia to Mykonos Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Agios Sostis Beach, Panormos Beach, Elia Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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