11 days in Greece Itinerary

11 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Krakow
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
2
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 1 night
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
3
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Ferry + Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
6
Mycenae
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Krakow

1
night
Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Heraklion online tour itinerary builder.

Krakow, Poland to Heraklion is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Krakow in September: high temperatures in Heraklion hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos

1
night
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 27th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, kick back and relax at Red Beach, thentrot along with Experience Horse Riding, thenexplore the galleries of Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop, and finally Head underground at Zoodochos Pigi Cave.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Akrotiri online journey planner.

Ride a ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Kamari
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Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): stop by Triciclo Art Shop Mykonos, visit Little Venice, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), thenexamine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, and finally make a trip to Kapopoulos Fine Arts. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Kapari Beach, stroll through Paradise Beach, thensoothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Mykonos Town online travel route planner.

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Kapari Beach, Paradise Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Kapari Beach ©
Kapari Beach

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 30th (Wed), admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, explore the historical opulence of New Fortress, thenexpand your understanding of the military at Old Fortress Corfu, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Corfu Donkey Rescue, see the interesting displays at Casa Parlante, thenmake a trip to The Liston, thendon't miss a visit to Spianada Square, and finally step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Corfu Town online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. September in Corfu Town sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Corfu Donkey Rescue
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Corfu Donkey Rescue ©
Corfu Donkey Rescue

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kalambaka online road trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Corfu Town to Kalambaka in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, Kalambaka is slightly colder than Corfu Town - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mycenae.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites
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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)

1
night
Mycenae

Mycenae ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): do a tasting at Domaine Bairaktaris, do a tasting at Ktima Palivou, thencontemplate the long history of Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, and finally explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mycenae online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kalambaka to Mycenae in 5.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Mycenae are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Mycenae

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Nemea
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Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Domaine Bairaktaris ©
Domaine Bairaktaris
Citadel and Treasury of Atreus
Citadel and Treasury of Atreus

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 4th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, thendelve into the distant past at Erechtheion, thenstop by Plaka, and finally stop by Electra Raikos Exact Museum Copies. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, thenmake a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos, thentake an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Mycenae to Athens in 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Mycenae in October since evenings lows in Athens dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

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

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