12 days in Greece Itinerary

12 days in Greece Itinerary

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12 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Isafjordur
Fly:  28 h
1
Athens
— 4 nights
Subway + Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
3
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Isafjordur

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ermou Street and Pandora Art Gallery. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Acropolis of Athens and Orlik Gallery. There's much more to do: stop by Plaka, tour the pleasant surroundings at Glyfada Beach, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, and view the masterpieces at Technohoros Art Gallery.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Athens holiday maker app.

Isafjordur, Iceland to Athens is an approximately 28- hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Isafjordur to Athens. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Isafjordur in March: highs in Athens hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
nights
Mykonos Town, 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.
On the 5th (Sun), cast your line with a fishing tour, then stroll through Paradise Beach, and then examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at The Big White Gallery, look for gifts at Mayonaisa Darling, then view the masterpieces at The House of Fine Art - HOFA Gallery Mykonos, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Platis Gialos Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mykonos Town trip planning site.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Platis Gialos Beach, Paradise Beach, The House of Fine Art - HOFA Gallery Mykonos
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Relax by the water at Red Beach and Perissa Black Sand Beach. Get some cultural insight at S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery and Tzamia - Krystalla Art Gallery Santorini. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, stop by the White, Santorini, take in the exciting artwork at Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop, and explore by horseback at Experience Horse Riding.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Fira road trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Kamari, S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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