11 days in Greece Itinerary

11 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  3 h 45 min
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Ferry + Drive:  4 h
2
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
4
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
5
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  4 h 30 min
End: London

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a splash at Aqualand Corfu Water Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Panagia Spiliotissa Metropolitan Church, and then look for gifts at Corfu Sandals.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Corfu Town visit app.

London, UK to Corfu Town is an approximately 4- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Corfu Town due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Corfu Town reach 39°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Aqualand Corfu Water Park, Panagia Spiliotissa Metropolitan Church
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Aqualand Corfu Water Park ©
Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu

1
night
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
On the 13th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kalambaka day trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Corfu Town to Kalambaka takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Corfu Town in August, expect Kalambaka to be little chillier, temps between 36°C and 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)

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Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Athens day trip app.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Athens takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Akrotiri.

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
Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Perivolos, then stroll through Perissa Black Sand Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at La Ponta, then do a tasting at Boutari Winery, then stroll through Kamari Beach, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Zoodochos Pigi Cave.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Akrotiri trip builder tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Athens to Akrotiri in 4.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. Traveling from Athens in August, you will find days in Akrotiri are slightly colder (35°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kamari, Perivolos, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Boutari Winery
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Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then wander the streets of Little Venice, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Panormos Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, then examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Kapopoulos Fine Arts.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town travel route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Panormos Beach, Paradise Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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