18 days in Greece Itinerary

18 days in Greece Itinerary

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1
Athens
— 4 nights
2
Skopelos
— 4 nights
3
Alonnisos
— 3 nights
4
Skiathos
— 6 nights

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Temple of Hephaestus and Temple of Athena Nike. Go for a jaunt from Athens to Sounio to see Temple of Poseidon about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, stop by Plaka, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, and don't miss a visit to Erechtheion.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Athens trip itinerary builder site.

Manchester, UK to Athens is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Athens is 2 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in August, with highs in Athens at 39°C and lows at 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Skopelos.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Temple of Poseidon
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

4
nights
Skopelos

Skopelos ©
Known as one of the Aegean's greenest islands, Skopelos features a long coastline of fine beaches and an interior covered with verdant pine forests, olive groves, and plum orchards.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Panormos Beach and Stafilos Beach. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Ioannis Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Perivoliou Beach, make a trip to Saint Riginos Monastery, and stop by Ambrosia Pasticceria.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Skopelos trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Athens to Skopelos takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Athens in August, you will find days in Skopelos are a bit cooler (34°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Alonnisos.

Things to do in Skopelos

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Kastani Beach ©
Kastani Beach
Stafilos Beach ©
Stafilos Beach

3
nights
Alonnisos

Alonnisos
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Agios Dimitrios Beach and Megalos Mourtias Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Alonnisos vacation planner.

Getting from Skopelos to Alonnisos by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Alonnisos can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Skiathos.

Things to do in Alonnisos

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

6
nights
Skiathos

Skiathos ©
Boasting some of Greece's finest beaches, Skiathos swells with vacationers from colder European countries at the height of the tourist season.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mandraki Beach and Kastro Ke Medieval Ekklisia. The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with Sail the Day - Skiathos Sailing Trips, enjoy the sand and surf at Bourtzi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Banana Beach, and don't miss a visit to Panagia Eikonistria Monastery.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Skiathos journey planning website.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Alonnisos to Skiathos takes 2.5 hours. August in Skiathos sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Skiathos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Lalaria Beach ©
Lalaria Beach
Kastro Ke Medieval Ekklisia ©
Kastro Ke Medieval Ekklisia
Koukounaries Beach ©
Koukounaries Beach

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