11 days in Greece Itinerary

11 days in Greece Itinerary

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11 days in Greece Itinerary

London
Fly:  7​h
Athens
— 3 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 45​min
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
London

4
days
Athens

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, sightseeing, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and take a stroll through Plaka District.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens trip generator.

London, UK to Athens is an approximately 7-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Traveling from London in June, expect Athens to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum
Plaka District

2
days
Heraklion, Crete

Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, admire the masterpieces at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete. On the next day, examine the collection at Lychnostatis Open Air Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Heraklion vacation trip planner.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Heraklion in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. When traveling from Athens in July, plan for slightly colder days in Heraklion, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Hersonissos, Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos

2
days
Akrotiri, Santorini

Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri. Keep things going the next day: stroll through KAMARA BEACH, enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Caldera Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Akrotiri trip builder.

Ride a ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Oia, KAMARA BEACH
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Amoudi Bay
Akrotiri
Red Beach

3
days
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Mykonos Town is known for historic sites, sightseeing, nightlife, beaches, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Little Venice, enjoy the sand and surf at Kapari Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elia Beach, and don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kapari Beach, Paradise Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Panormos Beach, Elia Beach
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Panormos Beach
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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