13 days in Greece Itinerary

13 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly:  14 h
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Paros
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
4
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Newark

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Attractions like Acropolis of Athens and Mount Lycabettus make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, stop by Plaka, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, and explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Athens trip planner.

Newark, USA to Athens is an approximately 14- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Athens due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Athens: highs are around 92°F and lows about 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

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

3
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.
On the 12th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Elia Beach, then visit Little Venice, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally make a trip to Rarity Gallery. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and then kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Athens to Mykonos Town by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. While traveling from Athens, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Paros.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Platis Gialos Beach, Panormos Beach, Elia Beach, Paradise Beach
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Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

2
nights
Paros

Paros ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): look for gifts at Atelier Paros, kick back and relax at Martselo beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kolymbithres Beach, and finally stroll through Parikia Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): go for a stroll along the water at Old Port of Naoussa, pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Ekatondapiliani, and then stroll through Piso Aliki Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Paros trip builder app.

You can drive from Mykonos Town to Paros in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Paros are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Paros

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Kolymbithres Beach ©
Kolymbithres Beach
Piso Aliki Beach ©
Piso Aliki Beach
Martselo beach ©
Martselo beach

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Red Beach and Perivolos. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, stroll through White Beach, look for gifts at Faros Market, and kick back and relax at Vlychada Beach.

Planning Akrotiri trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Getting from Paros to Akrotiri by car takes about 7 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vlychada Beach, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Kamari Beach, Perivolos
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

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