16 days in Greece Itinerary

16 days in Greece Itinerary

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16 days in Greece Itinerary

Mumbai
Fly:  11​h
Athens
— 5 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 5 nights
ferry + taxi:  45​min
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 3 nights
taxi + ferry:  1​h 45​min
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h
Mumbai

5
days
Athens

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, shopping, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka District, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, and contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens itinerary maker.

Mumbai (Bombay), India to Athens is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai (Bombay) to Athens is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Mumbai (Bombay) in October, expect Athens to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mykonos Town.

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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka District ©
Plaka District
Glyfada Beach ©
Glyfada Beach

4
days
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Mykonos Town ©
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, historic sites, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Panormos Beach, kick back and relax at Ornos Beach, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town trip generator.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and ferry. In November, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

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Panormos Beach, Ornos Beach, Elia Beach, Paraga Beach, Paradise Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

3
days
Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri ©
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Akrotiri: Oia (Amoudi Bay & Sunset in Oia) and Fira (Oneiro Jewelry & Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, tour the pleasant surroundings at KAMARA BEACH, contemplate the long history of La Ponta, and enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach.

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Do a combination of flight and taxi from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In November in Akrotiri, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fira, Kamari, Oia, Hiking Trail Fira - Oia
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Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

2
days
Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion ©
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 13th (Mon), delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, meet the residents at Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos, then take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, and finally contemplate the long history of Venetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Heraklion trip builder.

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Heraklion in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cretaquarium Thalassocosmos, Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre
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