14 days in London & Greece Itinerary

14 days in London & Greece Itinerary

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14 days in London & Greece Itinerary

Memphis, United States
Fly:  9​h 30​min
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Thessaloniki, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h
Akrotiri, Greece
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h
Memphis, United States

1
day
London, United Kingdom

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, then steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the London sightseeing planner.

Memphis, USA to London is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Memphis to London due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Memphis in August, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in London: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Thessaloniki.

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Buckingham Palace
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey

1
day
Thessaloniki, Greece

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hagios Demetrios, pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, then enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, and finally make a trip to Aristotelous Square.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Thessaloniki vacation planner.

You can fly from London to Thessaloniki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Thessaloniki at 38°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Heraklion.

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Museum of Byzantine Culture
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Hagios Demetrios

2
days
Heraklion, Greece

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.
On the 23rd (Wed), stroll through Stalis Beach, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos, and then get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum. On the next day, explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, then take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, and finally admire the local landmark of Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain).

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Heraklion trip generator.

Getting from Thessaloniki to Heraklion by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Thessaloniki in August, expect nights in Heraklion to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos, Stalis Beach
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Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

3
days
Akrotiri, Greece

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.
Akrotiri is known for historic sites, beaches, adventure, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, learn about winemaking at Venetsanos Winery, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Caldera Beach.

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You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Akrotiri are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Tours Wineries

Side Trips

Megalochori, Santo Winery, Captain George Santorini Yachting, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Red Beach
Akrotiri
Captain George Santorini Yachting

2
days
Mykonos Town, Greece

Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then make a trip to Matoyianni Street, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Little Venice. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Panormos Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Platis Gialos Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer 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. In August in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Panormos Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Paradise Beach
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Paradise Beach
Little Venice
Panormos Beach

2
days
Athens, Greece

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Parthenon, then see the interesting displays at Acropolis Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaka District.

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You can do a combination of flight and subway from Mykonos Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and taxi. When traveling from Mykonos Town in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Athens: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 28°C at night. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

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Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum
Plaka District

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