12 days in Greece Itinerary

12 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece vacation planner

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Fly to Santorini, Bus to Perissa
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Perissa, Santorini
— 1 night
Taxi to Santorini, Ferry to Mykonos Town
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Ferry to Rafina, Drive to Nafplio
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Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Athens
— 4 nights
Fly
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly

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Perissa, Santorini

— 1 night
One of Santorini's seaside treasures, Perissa provides travelers with a lively restaurant scene and easy access to several archaeological sites.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): surround yourself with nature on Santorini Sailing and then stroll through Perivolos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, kick back and relax at Red Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Perissa Black Sand Beach.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Perissa vacation maker tool.

Milan, Italy to Perissa is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Milan to Perissa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Milan in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in Perissa. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Perissa

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 7 — 8:

Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 2 nights

Chora Mykonos

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): kick back and relax at Agios Stefanos Beach and then kick back and relax at Paradise Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Super Paradise Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town road trip tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Perissa to Mykonos Town takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nafplio.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 8 — 10:

Nafplio

— 2 nights
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, then step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, and then explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, then look for gifts at T'Anapliotiko Bakaliko, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Arvanitia beach.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Nafplio online travel planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Mykonos Town to Nafplio takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mykonos Town in March, expect little chillier with lows of 3°C in Nafplio. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Shopping · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 10 — 12:

Athens

— 4 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Acropolis of Athens and National Archaeological Museum. Visit Ancient Agora of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: visit Plaka, view the masterpieces at Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou', shop like a local with Eleni Marneri Galerie, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Athens tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Nafplio in March, with highs in Athens at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 12 — 16:

Corfu Town, Corfu

— 2 nights
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 17th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with Apollo Dive Center and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Grotta Beach. On the next day, experience rural life at Corfu Donkey Rescue, explore the historical opulence of New Fortress, then see the interesting displays at Patounis Soap Factory, and finally view the masterpieces at Corfu Gallery.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Corfu Town trip maker tool.

Fly from Athens to Corfu Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. March in Corfu Town sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 16 — 18:

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.