12 days in Greece Itinerary

12 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
2
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 2 nights
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
4
Athens
— 3 nights
5
Kalambaka
— 1 night
6
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Sat), don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mykonos Town online trip builder.

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina to Mykonos Town is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sarajevo to Mykonos Town, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sarajevo in September, expect Mykonos Town to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, thenkick back and relax at Red Beach, thenride a horse along Experience Horse Riding, and finally learn about winemaking at Boutari Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): kick back and relax at Kamari Beach, learn about winemaking at Gaia Winery, and then kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Akrotiri trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri takes 2.5 hours. September in Akrotiri sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kamari, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Boutari Winery
Highlights from your plan
Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, thenrelax in the rural setting at Snail Farm and Fun, thenexamine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, and finally explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, thenget engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and finally get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Heraklion trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Heraklion are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Snail Farm and Fun, The Palace of Knossos, Kazantzakis Museum
Highlights from your plan
Snail Farm and Fun ©
Snail Farm and Fun
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Athens sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Heraklion to Athens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Athens can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

1
night
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
On the 5th (Mon), make a trip to Meteora, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and finally contemplate the long history of Varlaam Monastery.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kalambaka travel planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Kalambaka takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in October, expect Kalambaka to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)

2
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
On the 6th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, thensee the interesting displays at Corfu Museum of Asian Art, thendon't miss a visit to The Liston, and finally pause for some photo ops at Admiral Ushakov Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Corfu Donkey Rescue, thenexplore the historical opulence of New Fortress, thenexplore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Spianada Square.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Corfu Town tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Kalambaka to Corfu Town by combination of car and ferry takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kalambaka in October; daily highs in Corfu Town reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Corfu Donkey Rescue
Highlights from your plan
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Donkey Rescue ©
Corfu Donkey Rescue

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