10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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10 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Port Elizabeth
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Athens
— 1 day
subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Milos
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  4​h
4
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  7​h 30​min
5
Paros
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
6
Naxos
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Port Elizabeth

1
day
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 12th (Thu), wander the streets of Plaka, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Athens road trip website .

Port Elizabeth, South Africa to Athens is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Port Elizabeth in September: high temperatures in Athens hover around 34°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Milos.

Things to do in Athens

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

1
night
Milos

Milos ©
The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Paliochori Beach and then kick back and relax at Kleftiko Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Milos route planner.

Getting from Athens to Milos by combination of subway and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Milos can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Milos

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Paliochori Beach ©
Paliochori Beach
Kleftiko Beach ©
Kleftiko 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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Achilleion Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Paleokastritsa Monastery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Barbati Beach. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: deepen your knowledge of military history at Old Fortress Corfu, admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, and then take a stroll through Corfu Old Town.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town trip planning site .

You can fly from Milos to Corfu Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Milos in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Corfu Town, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa Monastery, Barbati Beach, Achilleion Museum
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Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Paleokastritsa Monastery ©
Paleokastritsa Monastery

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 16th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then contemplate the long history of Roussanou Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka online trip maker .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Corfu Town to Kalambaka in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Corfu Town in September, expect Kalambaka to be little chillier, temps between 29°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Paros.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks
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Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Meteora ©
Meteora
Roussanou Monastery ©
Roussanou Monastery

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day
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum Parou, then pause for some serene contemplation at Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral, then step off the mainland to explore Parikia Town, and finally contemplate the long history of Lefkes.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Paros trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Kalambaka to Paros in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Kalambaka in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Paros, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Naxos.

Things to do in Paros

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral ©
Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral
Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town
Lefkes ©
Lefkes

2
nights
Naxos

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): stroll through Agios Prokopios Beach, take a stroll through Kastro, then wander the streets of Old Town, and finally explore the ancient world of Portara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Plaka Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Mikri Vigla Beach, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Demeter.

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Traveling by car from Paros to Naxos takes 2 hours. In September in Naxos, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naxos

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Mikri Vigla Beach ©
Mikri Vigla Beach
Portara ©
Portara

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