14 days in Greece Itinerary

14 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fly
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Athens
— 2 nights
Taxi to Mantoúdi, Ferry to Skopelos
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Skopelos
— 1 night
Ferry to Skiathos, Fly to Milos
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Milos
— 1 night
Fly
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Paros
— 1 night
Ferry
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Naxos Town
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Fira
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Heraklion
— 2 nights
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Athens — 2 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Visit Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus for their historical value. Do your shopping at Ioannidou Art Gallery and Pandora Art Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, take a stroll through Plaka, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, and steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens.

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Austin, USA to Athens is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Austin to Athens. When traveling from Austin in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Athens: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 70°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Skopelos.
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Skopelos — 1 night

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.
On the 5th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Monastery of Agia Varvara and then look for gifts at Mediterraneo Deli Skopelos.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Skopelos journey planner.

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 June, expect nights in Skopelos to be about the same, around 71°F, while days are little chillier, around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Milos.
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Milos — 1 night

The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): look for gifts at Mov Kosmima and then kick back and relax at Kleftiko Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Milos tour planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Skopelos to Milos in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June in Milos, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can fly to Paros.
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Paros — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): stop by ONEIPA Concept Store, Head underground at Marathi Marble Quarries, then pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Ekatondapiliani, and finally stroll through Parikia Town.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Paros day trip planning website.

You can fly from Milos to Paros in 4 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In June, daytime highs in Paros are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Naxos Town.
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Naxos Town — 2 nights

Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
On the 8th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Panagia Filotitissa, browse the exhibits of Fish & Olive, then stop by Naxia Gi, and finally explore the ancient world of The Temple of Apollo – Portara. On your second day here, wander the streets of Kastro, then explore the galleries of Petalouda Art Gallery, and then browse the exhibits of Aelia Art Gallery.

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Traveling by ferry from Paros to Naxos Town takes an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Naxos Town can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.
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Fira — 3 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Akrotiri and Wine Tours & Tastings. Head to Mnemossyne Gallery and Eponymofor plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Red Beach, kick back and relax at Kamari Beach, do a tasting at Santo Winery, and steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Fira itinerary planner.

Ride a ferry from Naxos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.
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Heraklion — 2 nights

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 13th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, and then do a tasting at Winery Stilianou.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Heraklion road trip planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Heraklion are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Greece travel guide

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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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Naxos travel guide

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Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea. Renowned for its unspoiled beaches and advantageous winds, the island offers excellent conditions for windsurfing and other watersports. Most of the island's western coastline boasts one sandy beach splashed by blue waters rich in marine life--a big draw for amateur scuba divers. The mountainous interior provides a look at the quieter side of the island, featuring a patchwork of lush valleys, quaint villages, and ancient sites. For a change of pace and a bit of modern dining and shopping, visit Hora, the island's biggest city.
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Santorini travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Ruins
Wine Island
Known for dramatic views and romantic sunsets, the island of Santorini draws visitors with its long string of black, white, and red beaches. The largest and most significant of a small group of volcanic islands located just 200 km (120 mi) southeast of Greece's mainland, Santorini boasts just over 15,000 permanent residents. Created by a massive volcanic eruption that likely destroyed a single large island, the archipelago still features an active volcano, which saw its last eruption in the 1950s. The easiest way to explore Santorini's craggy coastline is on foot. Start by visiting the archaeological sites on the island's southwestern side, which offer a chance to discover the area's ancient past with unobstructed views of the famed volcano.
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Crete travel guide

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Great Island
The largest of the Greek islands, Crete offers travelers more than just sun, sea, and sand. Famed for its warm hospitality, outstanding infrastructure, and contrasting landscapes, the island represents one of the world's richest areas in terms of history and culture. Crete burst onto the world scene over 4,000 years ago, when it served as the center of the Minoan civilization, one of Europe's earliest organized societies. Despite the island's wealth of developed beaches, the traces of the mysterious and enchanting Minoan empire remain Crete's top attraction, drawing visitors from all over the world. The island capital Heraklion provides an ideal base for exploring a renowned Minoan palace complex, the site of Europe's oldest city.
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