9 days in Greece Itinerary

9 days in Greece Itinerary

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The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 17th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then wander the streets of Plaka.

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Miami, USA to Athens is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Traveling from Miami in April, things will get slightly colder in Athens: highs are around 70°F and lows about 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paros.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums


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Poor Man's Mykonos

Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
Venture out of the city with trips to Naxos Town (Theatrical Museum Iakovos Kampanellis, Old Town, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Folklore Art Museum Of Cycladic Civilization Benetos & Popi Skiadas., indulge in some personalized pampering at SPA Beauty Spot Paros Island, take in the waterfront activity at Old Port of Naoussa, and contemplate the long history of Parikia Town.

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You can fly from Athens to Paros in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Paros

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

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Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 22nd (Thu), hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): kick back and relax at Red Beach, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, then pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, and finally explore the activities along Amoudi Bay.

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You can ride a ferry from Paros to Fira in 4.5 hours. In April in Fira, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 56°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Tours · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Greece travel guide

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.

Santorini travel guide

Beaches · Landmarks · Ruins
Wine Island
Known for dramatic views and romantic sunsets, the island of Santorini draws visitors with its long string of black, white, and red beaches. The largest and most significant of a small group of volcanic islands located just 200 km (120 mi) southeast of Greece's mainland, Santorini boasts just over 15,000 permanent residents. Created by a massive volcanic eruption that likely destroyed a single large island, the archipelago still features an active volcano, which saw its last eruption in the 1950s. The easiest way to explore Santorini's craggy coastline is on foot. Start by visiting the archaeological sites on the island's southwestern side, which offer a chance to discover the area's ancient past with unobstructed views of the famed volcano.