17 days in Greece & Turkey Itinerary

17 days in Greece & Turkey Itinerary

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1
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
2
Hersonissos, Greece
— 1 night
3
Akrotiri, Greece
— 2 nights
4
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 3 nights
5
Istanbul, Turkey
— 7 nights


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3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Bring the kids along to Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos, and appreciate the history behind Erechtheion.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens journey planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Athens is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Athens, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in June: high temperatures in Athens hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hersonissos.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

1
night
Hersonissos, Greece

Hersonissos ©
Wholeheartedly dedicated to tourism, Hersonissos remains best known for its vibrant nightlife, its bars and clubs attracting partygoers from around the world.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): meet the residents at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and then contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hersonissos itinerary planner.

Fly from Athens to Hersonissos in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Athens in June since evenings lows in Hersonissos dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos
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Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre ©
Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre

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nights
Akrotiri, Greece

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, kick back and relax at Red Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kamari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop, enjoy the sand and surf at Perivolos, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Perissa Black Sand Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Caldera Beach.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Akrotiri trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Hersonissos to Akrotiri takes 3 hours. Traveling from Hersonissos in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Akrotiri, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kamari, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Perivolos
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

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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.
Family-friendly places like Panormos Beach and Little Venice will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Sostis Beach, kick back and relax at Mirsini Beach, sample the tasty concoctions at Mykonos Brewing Company, and make a trip to Kapopoulos Fine Arts.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mykonos Town trip website.

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos Brewing Company, Panormos Beach, Elia Beach, Agios Sostis Beach, Paradise Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Agios Sostis Beach ©
Agios Sostis Beach

7
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Kids will enjoy Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, and take a stroll through Ortakoy.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul tour itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Istanbul takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Mykonos Town to Istanbul, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Mykonos Town in June, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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