12 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

12 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
2
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 4 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Oia, Santorini
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
4
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 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): tour the pleasant surroundings at Stalis Beach, delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then look for gifts at Eli's Ceramic Art, and finally take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Heraklion online trip itinerary builder.

New Delhi, India to Heraklion is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Heraklion is minus 3.5 hours. While traveling from New Delhi, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Heraklion, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Stalis Beach, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos

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.
Akrotiri and Santo Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. We've included these beaches for you: Red Beach and Caldera Beach. The adventure continues: do a tasting at Boutari Winery, get engrossed in the history at La Ponta, take in the exciting artwork at S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery, and stroll through Perivolos.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Akrotiri online attractions planner.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Akrotiri can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Oia.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Megalochori, Pyrgos, 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), stroll through Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, pause for some serene contemplation 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: kick back and relax at Vourvoulos Beach, then kick back and relax at Katharos Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Oia trip planner.

You can drive from Akrotiri to Oia in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Oia sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Vourvoulos Beach, Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
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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.
You'll get in some beach time at Panormos Beach and Paradise Beach. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Little Venice, kick back and relax at Agios Sostis Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elia Beach, and don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mykonos Town trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Oia to Mykonos Town by car takes about 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in June, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 12th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach, Platis Gialos 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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