12 days in Greece Itinerary

12 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece visit planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport, Drive to Roda
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Roda, Corfu
— 2 nights
Drive to Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport, Fly to Athens
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Athens
— 2 nights
Drive
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Agios Nikitas, Lefkada
— 1 night
Drive to Killini, Ferry to Tsilivi (Planos)
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Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos
— 2 nights
Fly
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
Fly

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Roda, Corfu

— 2 nights
Roda is a Greek village mainly designed for summertime tourism. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): have a few drinks at The Boathouse Bar & Cocktails, then kick back and relax at St. Spyridon First Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bataria Beach, and finally look for gifts at Krocan Delicatessen. On the next day, get a dose of the wild on Madalena Boat Trips, kick back and relax at Paleokastritsa Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Roda vacation site.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Roda is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in July, things will get a bit cooler in Roda: highs are around 38°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Roda

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nightlife

Side Trips

Athens

— 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 19th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, then appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and then admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, make a trip to Erechtheion, then take a stroll through Plaka, and finally make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens sightseeing planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Roda to Athens. In July in Athens, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Agios Nikitas.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Agios Nikitas, Lefkada

— 1 night
Agios Nikitas is a village on the island of Lefkada, Greece, part of the municipal unit of Lefkada . On the 21st (Wed), see the interesting displays at Folklore Museum Karia, kick back and relax at Kathisma Beach, then kick back and relax at Milos Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Agios Nikitas Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Agios Nikitas attractions planner.

Getting from Athens to Agios Nikitas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in July, Agios Nikitas is slightly colder at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tsilivi (Planos).

Things to do in Agios Nikitas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos

— 2 nights
A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vasilikos Beach, then stroll through Banana Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Gerakas Beach, and finally take some stellar pictures from Bochali View Point. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Xigia Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), and then don't miss a visit to Vardiola of Kypseli.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Tsilivi (Planos) day trip planning website.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Agios Nikitas to Tsilivi (Planos) in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Tsilivi (Planos) sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Tsilivi (Planos)

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 2 nights

Chora Mykonos

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and then kick back and relax at Panormos Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Paralia Kalafati, then enjoy the sand and surf at Elia Beach, and then take a stroll through Little Venice.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mykonos Town travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Tsilivi (Planos) to Mykonos Town by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Tsilivi (Planos) in July, you will find days in Mykonos Town are a bit cooler (33°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fira, Santorini

— 2 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, kick back and relax at Red Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kamari Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Fira trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Fira by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. In July, daytime highs in Fira are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Greece travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.