10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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10 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Athens
1
Athens
— 2 nights
2
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  9​h 15​min
3
Oia
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
5
Athens
— 2 nights
End: Athens


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2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Temple of Athena Nike. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): take a stroll through Plaka, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Athens road trip site .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In November in Athens, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

1
night
Kalambaka

Kalambaka
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kalambaka holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Athens to Kalambaka takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Athens in November: high temperatures in Kalambaka hover around 56°F and lows are around 41°F. On the 1st (Sun), you'll travel to Oia.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Outdoors Tours Parks
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2
nights
Oia

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Byzantine Castle Ruins, view the masterpieces at Mnemossyne Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, then learn about winemaking at Domaine Sigalas, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Monastery of Profitis Ilias, then examine the collection at Cultural Village, and finally stop by Atlantis Books.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Oia holiday planner .

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Oia takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in December, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Oia

Historic Sites Spas Wineries
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Byzantine Castle Ruins ©
Byzantine Castle Ruins
Domaine Sigalas ©
Domaine Sigalas
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani ©
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani

2
nights
Mykonos Town

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): learn about winemaking at Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm and then wander the streets of Little Venice. Keep things going the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Ftelia Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint George.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Oia to Mykonos Town in 6.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Speed Boats Tours, Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, Monastery of Panayia Tourliani, Paradise Beach
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Speed Boats Tours
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Athens trip planning site .

Getting from Mykonos Town to Athens by combination of flight and subway takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Areopagus ©
Areopagus
Temple of Olympian Zeus ©
Temple of Olympian Zeus
Ancient Agora of Athens ©
Ancient Agora of Athens

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