12 days in Greece Itinerary

12 days in Greece Itinerary

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12 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly + Subway:  12 h 45 min
1
Athens
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  4 h
2
Rethymnon, Crete
— 2 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  3 h
3
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
4
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
5
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Montreal, Quebec

1
night
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 6th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Theater of Dionysus and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, take a stroll through Plaka, and then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Athens travel route planning app .

Montreal, Canada to Athens is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Athens is 7 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Montreal in June, with highs in Athens at 35°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Athens

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

2
nights
Rethymnon, Crete

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): stop by Rethymnon Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kournas, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church, then explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Souda Bay War Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Arkadi, identify plant and animal life at Reptisland, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rethymnon trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Athens to Rethymnon by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and ferry. In June in Rethymnon, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Souda, Lake Kournas, St. Nicholas Church, Reptisland
Highlights from your plan
St. Nicholas Church ©
St. Nicholas Church
Reptisland ©
Reptisland
Monastery of Arkadi ©
Monastery of Arkadi

2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 10th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, then hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, then examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Perivolos, do a tasting at Santo Winery, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Fira trip planner .

Getting from Rethymnon to Fira by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Amoudi Bay, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Perivolos, Skaros Rock, Akrotiri
Highlights from your plan
Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail

3
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Town and Archaeological Site of Delos. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kalafatis Beach and Panormos Beach. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Kalo Livadi Beach, make a trip to Rarity Gallery, wander the streets of Little Venice, and stroll through Agios Sostis Beach.

Discover how to plan a Mykonos Town trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kalo Livadi Beach, Old Town, Panormos Beach, Agios Sostis Beach, Archaeological Site of Delos
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Site of Delos ©
Archaeological Site of Delos
Agios Sostis Beach ©
Agios Sostis Beach
Old Town ©
Old Town

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 15th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, then take a stroll through Corfu Old Town, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Grotta Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of New Fortress, then kick back and relax at Barbati Beach, and then kick back and relax at Paralia Agios Georgios.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Corfu Town route planner .

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daytime highs in Corfu Town are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Barbati Beach, La Grotta Beach, Paralia Agios Georgios
Highlights from your plan
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Paralia Agios Georgios ©
Paralia Agios Georgios
Corfu Old Town ©
Corfu Old Town

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