11 days in Greece Itinerary

11 days in Greece Itinerary

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Athens
— 1 night
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Chania
— 1 night
3
Heraklion
— 1 night
4
Fira
— 3 nights
5
Mykonos Town
— 1 night
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Athens
— 2 nights

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Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens and then take in the dramatic natural features at Areopagus.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Athens driving holiday planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Athens is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Athens, with lows of 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Chania.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Areopagus
Areopagus

1
night
Chania

Chania ©
Chania is the second largest city of Crete and the capital of the Chania regional unit. You've now added Samaria Gorge National Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Samaria Gorge National Park and then make a trip to Etz Hayyim Synagogue.

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Getting from Athens to Chania by car takes about 9.5 hours. May in Chania sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Chania

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Samaria Gorge National Park
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Samaria Gorge National Park ©
Samaria Gorge National Park
Etz Hayyim Synagogue ©
Etz Hayyim Synagogue

1
night
Heraklion

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.
The Palace of Knossos has been added to your itinerary. On the 26th (Sun), delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, then take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, then get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Heraklion trip maker tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chania to Heraklion. In May, daytime highs in Heraklion are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete

3
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Crazy WaterSports Santorini as well as Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail. Step out of the city life by going to Kamari Beach and Red Beach. Get some cultural insight at Akrotiri and Lignos Folklore Museum. There's much more to do: stroll through Perissa Black Sand Beach, see the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, view the masterpieces at Ernesto Workshop & Gallery, and look for gifts at the White, Santorini.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Fira tour itinerary planning site.

Ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Kamari Beach, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Crazy WaterSports Santorini, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

1
night
Mykonos Town

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 30th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, wander the streets of Little Venice, then browse the exhibits of Dio Horia, and finally examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, then kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach, and then kick back and relax at Elia Beach.

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You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. May in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Elia Beach, Paradise Beach, Platis Gialos Beach
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Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice

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nights
Athens

Athens ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, then explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and then visit Plaka.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Athens day trip planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Mykonos Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Neighborhoods
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National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka
Benaki Museum ©
Benaki Museum

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