12 days in Greece Itinerary

12 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Alexandria
Fly:  3 h 15 min
1
Athens
— 6 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
3
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
Ferry:  2 h 15 min
4
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Athens

6
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
We've included these beaches for you: Glyfada Beach and Megalo Kavouri. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Spas and Kavouri Beach. Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Glyfada (Asteras Glyfada Beach & ARCHELON Τhe Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece), Vouliagmeni Beach (in Vouliagmeni) and Marathon Beach (in Nea Makri). Make the 21st (Wed) an awe-inspiring day at Dasoktima Tatoiou. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, and kick back and relax at Porto Rafti Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Athens driving holiday planner.

Alexandria, Egypt to Athens is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Athens

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, Donkey's Land, Akti tou Iliou, Pouda Beach
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka
Anafiotika ©
Anafiotika

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, examine the collection at Casa Parlante, visit Corfu Old Town, thenidentify plant and animal life at Corfu Donkey Rescue, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Paleokastritsa Beach, and finally pause for some photo ops at Holocaust Memorial of Corfu. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Kanoni Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Bataria Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Avlaki Beach, thenstroll the grounds of British Cemetry, and finally don't miss a visit to Spianada Square.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Corfu Town vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Corfu Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Corfu Town, with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kassiopi, Paleokastritsa
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Corfu Old Town ©
Corfu Old Town
Corfu Donkey Rescue ©
Corfu Donkey Rescue
Paleokastritsa Beach ©
Paleokastritsa Beach

1
night
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 24th (Sat): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), visit Little Venice, stop by Antica Murrina, thenkick back and relax at Paradise Beach, and finally stroll through Panormos Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Mykonos Town day trip planner.

Fly from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Corfu Town in August, plan for little chillier days in Mykonos Town, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Antica Murrina, Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, take a pleasant ride with Experience Horse Riding, do a tasting at Gavalas Winery, don't miss a visit to Megalochori - Traditional Village, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Venetsanos Winery, pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Fira trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Megalochori, Akrotiri, Megalochori - Traditional Village
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Megalochori - Traditional Village ©
Megalochori - Traditional Village
Spas
Venetsanos Winery ©
Venetsanos Winery

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