11 days in Greece Itinerary

11 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  7 h
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Subway + Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Mykonos Town
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
3
Fira
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Ios
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry + Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Athens
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Bristol

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Hephaestus, then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, then pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, and finally wander the streets of Anafiotika.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip maker website.

London, UK to Athens is an approximately 7- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. Traveling from London in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Athens: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

3
nights
Mykonos Town

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Little Venice, stop by Gioras Wood Medieval Mykonian Bakery, and then kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town trip itinerary site.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Eggares Olive Press Museum, Avenue of the Lions, Church of Agia Irini, Platis Gialos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach
Eggares Olive Press Museum ©
Eggares Olive Press Museum

2
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): examine the collection at Tomato Industrial Museum, examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, admire the masterpieces at MATI Art Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Asimis Kolaitou Art Gallery Santorini, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Fira trip itinerary maker site.

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ios.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Tomato Industrial Museum, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Highlights from your plan
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Spas

2
nights
Ios

Ios ©
Halfway between Naxos and Santorini lies tiny Ios, famous worldwide as one of the Aegean's liveliest nightlife hubs.
On the 15th (Wed), contemplate the long history of The Zoodohos Pigi monastery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Manganari Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tris Klissies. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Mylopotas Beach, see the interesting displays at Chora Museum, Ios, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Gremiotissa Church.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ios trip website.

Getting from Fira to Ios by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Ios

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Zoodohos Pigi monastery
Highlights from your plan
Manganari Beach ©
Manganari Beach
Mylopotas Beach ©
Mylopotas Beach
The Zoodohos Pigi monastery ©
The Zoodohos Pigi monastery

1
night
Athens

Athens ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, then explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, then wander the streets of Plaka, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kapnikarea. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get into the urban bustle at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre and then look for gifts at Olive Tree - Ελιά Olive Wood Products.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Athens day trip planning app.

Getting from Ios to Athens by combination of ferry and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka
Ancient Agora of Athens ©
Ancient Agora of Athens

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