11 days in Greece Itinerary

11 days in Greece Itinerary

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11 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
car:  24​h
1
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4​h
2
Paros
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Naxos Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Foot + Bus + Train:  18​h 15​min
End: Washington DC


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3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Lycabettus, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus, wander the streets of Plaka, then appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, and finally take a stroll through Anafiotika.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Athens journey maker .

Washington DC, USA to Athens is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Athens is 7 hours. In February, Athens is somewhat warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 60°F and lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Paros.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

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 24th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Ekatondapiliani, then kick back and relax at Chrisis Aktis Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Agios Antonios, and finally kick back and relax at Kalogeros Beach. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Folklore Art Museum Of Cycladic Civilization, then identify plant and animal life at Butterflies Valley, and then immerse yourself in nature at Paros Park.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paros online visit planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Athens to Paros in 4 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. February in Paros sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Paros

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Panagia Ekatondapiliani ©
Panagia Ekatondapiliani
Chrisis Aktis Beach ©
Chrisis Aktis Beach

2
nights
Naxos Town

Naxos Town ©
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
On the 26th (Wed), head outdoors with Mount Zeus Hike, look for gifts at Naxia Gi, pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Drossiani Church, then see the interesting displays at Eggares Olive Press Museum, and finally examine the collection at Theatrical Museum Iakovos Kampanellis. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Myrtidiotissa, explore the galleries of Venetian Museum, and then walk around Alyko Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Naxos Town trip site .

Getting from Paros to Naxos Town by car takes about 2 hours. In February in Naxos Town, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Fira.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Panagia Drossiani Church, Alyko Beach, Eggares Olive Press Museum, Mount Zeus Hike, Naxia Gi
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Alyko Beach ©
Alyko Beach
Panagia Drossiani Church ©
Panagia Drossiani Church
Eggares Olive Press Museum ©
Eggares Olive Press Museum

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nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 28th (Fri), do a tasting at Artemis Karamolegos Winery, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, then take in the exciting artwork at Ernesto Workshop & Gallery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Mnemossyne Gallery, get interesting insight from Tours, then explore the world behind art at MATI Art Gallery, and finally look for gifts at Oneiro Jewelry.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Fira trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Naxos Town to Fira takes 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in February, and nighttime lows around 51°F. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Fira

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Mnemossyne Gallery
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Helicopter Tours
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Spas

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