11 days in Greece Itinerary

11 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Dubai
Fly + Subway:  9 h
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Travel:  5 h
2
Hydra
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h
3
Oia
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Fira
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
5
Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
6
Nafplio
— 1 night
+4
Bus + Foot + Subway + Train + Fly:  12 h
End: Dubai

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monastiraki as well as Anafiotika. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, then wander the streets of Anafiotika, then take a stroll through Plaka, and finally take a stroll through Ermou Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Lycabettus and then wander the streets of Monastiraki.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Athens day trip planning app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Athens is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or do a combination of car, flight, and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Athens. While traveling from Dubai, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Athens, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 9°C. You will leave for Hydra on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Athens

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka
Monastiraki ©
Monastiraki

1
night
Hydra

Hydra ©
Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Profitis Ilias Monastery Hydra and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Komiseos Theotokou Monastery.

Plan a trip to Hydra easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Athens to Hydra. December in Hydra sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Hydra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Profitis Ilias Monastery Hydra ©
Profitis Ilias Monastery Hydra

2
nights
Oia

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Byzantine Castle Ruins has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Oria Gallery and then explore the activities along Amoudi Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, then learn about winemaking at Domaine Sigalas, and then step into the grandiose world of Byzantine Castle Ruins.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Oia online sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from Hydra to Oia with the Route module. Traveling from Hydra in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Oia, with lows of 13°C. You'll set off for Fira on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in Oia

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani ©
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Domaine Sigalas ©
Domaine Sigalas

1
night
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Three Bells of Fira has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Three Bells of Fira, explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Fira online trip itinerary maker.

Fira is very close to Oia. In December, daytime highs in Fira are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Akrotiri
Highlights from your plan
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Three Bells of Fira
Three Bells of Fira

2
nights
Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): wander the streets of Ladadika District, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, then pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, and finally contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, don't miss a visit to White Tower of Thessaloniki, and then examine the collection at Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina).

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Thessaloniki driving holiday planner.

Fly from Fira to Thessaloniki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Fira in December, things will get little chillier in Thessaloniki: highs are around 13°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina)
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios
Arch of Galerius ©
Arch of Galerius

1
night
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, and then look for gifts at Olive Tree Boutique.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nafplio online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Thessaloniki to Nafplio takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Nafplio are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Olive Tree Boutique
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade
Bourtzi ©
Bourtzi

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