11 days in Greece Itinerary

11 days in Greece Itinerary

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11 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
2
Prespes National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  6 h 45 min
3
Athens
— 2 nights
Subway + Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
5
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
6
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Washington DC


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1
night
Corfu Town, Corfu

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): make a trip to Spianada Square and then see the interesting displays at Corfu Museum of Asian Art. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Corfu Donkey Rescue, then step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace, then explore the historical opulence of New Fortress, and finally expand your understanding of the military at Old Fortress Corfu.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Corfu Town itinerary site .

Washington DC, USA to Corfu Town is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Washington DC to Corfu Town due to the time zone difference. June in Corfu Town sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 66°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Prespes National Park.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Corfu Donkey Rescue
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

1
day
Prespes National Park

Prespes National Park
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): head off the coast to Agios Achillios island.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Prespes National Park road trip app .

Getting from Corfu Town to Prespes National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Traveling from Corfu Town in June, Prespes National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Prespes National Park

Nature Parks
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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 9th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, and then admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, then wander the streets of Plaka, and then explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

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Traveling by car from Prespes National Park to Athens takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Prespes National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

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

2
nights
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 11th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, and then learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou. On your second day here, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, and finally meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Heraklion trip planner.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Heraklion in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in June, expect nights in Heraklion to be about the same, around 67°F, while days are little chillier, around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Winery Stilianou, The Palace of Knossos
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Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

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night
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.
On the 13th (Sun), learn about winemaking at Venetsanos Winery, then ride a horse along Santo Horse Riding, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at Akrotiri.

To find photos, more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, read our Akrotiri travel planner.

Getting from Heraklion to Akrotiri by ferry takes about 2 hours. In June in Akrotiri, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Venetsanos Winery
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Santo Horse Riding ©
Santo Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

2
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

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.
On the 14th (Mon), take a stroll through Little Venice, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Panormos Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, read Mykonos Town trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town by ferry takes about 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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