12 days in Greece Itinerary

12 days in Greece Itinerary

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12 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Athens
1
Athens
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h
2
Tinos
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11 h 15 min
3
Oia
— 1 night
Drive:  15 min
4
Fira
— 2 nights
Bus:  15 min
5
Akrotiri
— 1 night
Ferry:  2 h
6
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
Fly + Subway:  2 h 30 min
End: Athens


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3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, take a stroll through Monastiraki, and admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Athens day trip site .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. August in Athens sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tinos.

Things to do in Athens

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

1
night
Tinos

Tinos
Tinos is a Greek island situated in the Aegean Sea. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Kolimvithra Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tinos route maker website .

You can drive from Athens to Tinos in 3.5 hours. While traveling from Athens, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Tinos, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Oia.

Things to do in Tinos

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Kolimvithra Beach
Kolimvithra Beach

1
night
Oia

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, take some stellar pictures from Sunset in Oia, then explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, and finally stop by Atlantis Books.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Oia tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tinos to Oia. In August, daytime highs in Oia are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Fira.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Nature Shopping
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Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani ©
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani

2
nights
Fira

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, museums, spas, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, and examine the collection at Museum of Prehistoric Thera.

Start your trip to Fira by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Fira is just a short distance from Oia. August in Fira sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kamari, Imerovigli, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Ancient Thera ©
Ancient Thera

1
night
Akrotiri

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): kick back and relax at Red Beach, make a trip to Megalochori - Traditional Village, then learn about winemaking at Santo Winery, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Akrotiri day trip website .

Akrotiri is just a short distance from Fira. In September, daily temperatures in Akrotiri can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Megalochori - Traditional Village, Santo Winery
Highlights from your plan
Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

2
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.
On the 4th (Wed), don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), wander the streets of Little Venice, then don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, look for gifts at T-bar Stores Mykonos, then don't miss a visit to Matoyianni Street, then shop like a local with Dio Horia, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Elia Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town attractions planner.

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town in 2 hours. In September in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Elia Beach
Highlights from your plan
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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