11 days in Greece Itinerary

11 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fly
1
Athens
— 1 day
Drive
2
Kalamata
— 3 nights
Drive to Piraeus, Ferry to Paros
3
Paros
— 2 nights
Ferry
4
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
Ferry
5
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
Fly
6
Athens
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Athens — 1 day

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 2nd (Fri), make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens, then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, and then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary maker website.

Detroit, USA to Athens is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Detroit to Athens due to the time zone difference. In September, Athens is a bit warmer than Detroit - with highs of 84°F and lows of 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Kalamata.
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Historic Sites · Museums

Kalamata — 3 nights

Kalamata is the second most populous city of the Peloponnese peninsula, after Patras, in southern Greece and the largest city of the homonymous administrative region. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kalamata: Voidokilia Beach (in Petrochori), Mystras (in Sparta) and Methoni Castle (in Methoni). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Antigua Mesenia, get to know the fascinating history of Archaeological site of Mystra, and see the interesting displays at Victoria G. Karelias Collection of Greek Traditional Costumes.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kalamata trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Athens to Kalamata takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Kalamata, with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Paros.
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Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trips

Paros — 2 nights

Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): stop by Atma Ethnic, then step off the mainland to explore Parikia Town, then pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Ekatondapiliani, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Old Port of Naoussa. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum Parou, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kolymbithres Beach, then steep yourself in history at Lefkes, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Marathi Marble Quarries.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Paros trip maker site.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Kalamata to Paros in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Kalamata in September, Paros is a bit warmer at night with lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Mykonos Town, Mykonos — 1 night

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 8th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, take a stroll through Little Venice, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally look for gifts at Mytho.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Paros to Mykonos Town in 2 hours. September in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.
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Neighborhoods · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trip

Fira, Santorini — 2 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, then kick back and relax at Red Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Perissa Black Sand Beach. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia and then kick back and relax at Kamari Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Fira trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. September in Fira sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Athens.
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Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Athens

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Athens day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Fira to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. On the 10th (Sat), you're off to home.
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Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Transportation

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.
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