12 days in Greece Itinerary

12 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fira
— 3 nights
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Koufonissi
— 1 night
3
Mykonos Town
— 3 nights
4
Athens
— 4 nights

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Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Akrotiri and Wine Tours & Tastings are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Perissa Black Sand Beach and Santorini Sailing. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Kamari Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, tour the pleasant surroundings at Perivolos, and explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Fira day trip planning tool.

London, UK to Fira is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Fira. In September, Fira is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Koufonissi.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

1
night
Koufonissi

Koufonissi
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): kick back and relax at Italida Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Ammos Beach, and then kick back and relax at Fanos Beach.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Koufonissi trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Fira to Koufonissi in 7.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Koufonissi can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Koufonissi

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

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Mykonos Town

Mykonos Town ©

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Paradise Beach and Agios Sostis Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Panormos Beach and Platis Gialos Beach. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Little Venice, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalo Livadi Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort, and don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mykonos Town road trip planning website.

Drive from Koufonissi to Mykonos Town in 5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort ©
GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Acropolis of Athens and Archaeological Site Mycenae. Take a break from the city and head to Seahorse Dive Center and Glyfada Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Church of Agios Spyridonas (in Nafplio) and Lion Gate (in Mycenae). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Plaka, view the masterpieces at Eleni Marneri Galerie, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens sightseeing app.

Fly from Mykonos Town to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In September in Athens, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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