10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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10 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Athens
1
Athens
— 3 nights
Drive + ferry:  6​h
2
Oia, Santorini
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 45​min
3
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
End: Athens

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Parthenon as well as Rabbithole. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Monastiraki and Gallery Demeter. Acropolis Museum and Temple of Olympian Zeus are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Hephaestus, and take a stroll through Plaka.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Athens route maker tool .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Athens

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Parthenon ©
Parthenon

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nights
Oia, Santorini

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Akrotiri and Sunset in Oia. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at KAMARA BEACH and Perissa Black Sand Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oia: Tomato Industrial Museum (in Vlychada), Akrotiri (Red Beach & Faros Market) and Monastery of Profitis Ilias (in Moni Profitou Iliou). There's much more to do: look for gifts at Aquamarine Jewelry, take in the exciting artwork at Mnemossyne Gallery, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Prehistoric Thera.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Oia online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Athens to Oia takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Athens in August: highs in Oia hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Oia

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Fira, KAMARA BEACH, Monastery of Profitis Ilias, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
KAMARA BEACH ©
KAMARA BEACH
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Platis Gialos Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ornos Beach, and finally look for gifts at 100% Mykonos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): look for gifts at White, examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, then stop by Mytho, then shop like a local with Tia handmade, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town trip maker site .

Traveling by ferry from Oia to Mykonos Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. August in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 27°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Panormos Beach, Paradise Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Ornos Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach

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