13 days in Greece Itinerary

13 days in Greece Itinerary

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Sami
— 1 night
Fly
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Athens
— 1 night
Fly
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Ferry
4
Paros
— 2 nights
Ferry
5
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
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Vasilikos
— 1 night
Drive to Zakynthos International Airport "Dionysios Solomos", Fly to Singapore

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Sami — 1 night

Sami serves as Cephalonia's main port and provides a convenient gateway to the other Ionian Islands.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Antisamos Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Panagia Agrilion, then explore the ancient world of Sami Acropolis, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Melissani Cave.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Sami travel planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Sami is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Sami, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Singapore in August since evenings lows in Sami dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Athens.
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Athens — 1 night

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, then wander the streets of Plaka, then pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, and finally delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Glyfada Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with Nautilus Dive Center.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Sami to Athens by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to fly to Mykonos Town.
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos — 2 nights

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 (Fri), don't miss a visit to Matoyianni Street, then don't miss a visit to Kapopoulos Fine Arts, then kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ornos Beach. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally wander the streets of Little Venice.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. Traveling from Athens in August, you will find days in Mykonos Town are little chillier (33°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Paros.
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Paros — 2 nights

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 (Sun): take in the waterfront activity at Old Port of Naoussa, then pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Ekatondapiliani, then head off the coast to Parikia Town, and finally look for gifts at Atelier Paros. On the next day, Head underground at Marathi Marble Quarries, then contemplate the long history of Lefkes, and then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum Parou.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Paros holiday builder tool.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Paros takes 2 hours. August in Paros sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.
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Fira, Santorini — 2 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on Santorini Sailing, explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, and then don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia. On your second day here, do a tasting at Boutari Winery, then explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, and finally do a tasting at Santo Winery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Fira attractions tool.

Traveling by ferry from Paros to Fira takes 4.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Fira are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can fly to Vasilikos.
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Vasilikos — 1 night

Home to just a few hundred year-round residents, Vasilikos draws thousands of daily visitors with its beaches and restaurants during peak tourist season.
On the 18th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at St Nicholas Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Nicholas Church, then stroll through Banana Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Gerakas Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Laganas Beach and then head off the coast to Marathonisi (Turtle Island).

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Vasilikos sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Fira to Vasilikos in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, train, bus, and taxi. Expect slightly colder evenings in Vasilikos when traveling from Fira in August, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
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Greece travel guide

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Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.
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Zakynthos travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · Nature & Wildlife Tours
Flower of the East
Located just off the west coast of mainland Greece, Zakynthos enjoys a reputation as both a party destination and a family-friendly getaway. Packed with foreign tourists along its eastern and southeastern coastline, the island also features numerous tranquil pockets in its central region of forested mountains and rolling hills. Avoid the overcrowded east by discovering the island's less-explored northern sections, which contain a series of deep caves that feature sun reflecting on seawater and white stones, creating a striking shade of azure particular to this part of the world. The northern capes of the island also offer the calmest waters, which lap a string of developed beaches with plenty of modern facilities.
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