13 days in Greece Itinerary

13 days in Greece Itinerary

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13 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  26 h
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Drive:  9 h 45 min
2
Chania
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 30 min
3
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Ios
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
5
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: Brisbane

2
nights
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 25th (Sat): take a stroll through Plaka, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Athens itinerary planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Athens is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Brisbane to Athens due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in July: high temperatures in Athens hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Sun) before leaving for Chania.

Things to do in Athens

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

2
nights
Chania

Chania ©
Chania is the second largest city of Crete and the capital of the Chania regional unit. On the 27th (Mon), do a tasting at Winery Dourakis, then kick back and relax at Kalivaki Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kalyves Beach.

For reviews and tourist information, you can read our Chania trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Athens to Chania in 10 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Chania can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Tue) before leaving for Fira.

Things to do in Chania

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Kalivaki Beach, Winery Dourakis, Kalyves Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kalyves Beach ©
Kalyves Beach
Etz Hayyim Synagogue ©
Etz Hayyim Synagogue
Winery Dourakis ©
Winery Dourakis

2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 29th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, do a tasting at Artemis Karamolegos Winery, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Fira trip itinerary website .

Explore your travel options from Chania to Fira with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ios.

Things to do in Fira

Tours Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Akrotiri
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Artemis Karamolegos Winery ©
Artemis Karamolegos Winery

2
nights
Ios

Ios ©
Halfway between Naxos and Santorini lies tiny Ios, famous worldwide as one of the Aegean's liveliest nightlife hubs.
Ios is known for beaches, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Manganari Beach, make a trip to La Tomba di Omero, enjoy the sand and surf at Ag. Theodoti Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Gremiotissa Church.

Make your Ios itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Fira to Ios by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Ios are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Ios

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Manganari Beach ©
Manganari Beach
Mylopotas Beach ©
Mylopotas Beach
Kolitsani Beach ©
Kolitsani Beach

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.
On the 2nd (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Elia Beach, then wander the streets of Little Venice, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and then kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town tour itinerary website .

Getting from Ios to Mykonos Town by car takes about 4.5 hours. In August in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 27°C at night. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Elia Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach

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