12 days in Greece Itinerary

12 days in Greece Itinerary

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12 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  18​h
1
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
2
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
3
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
4
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Charlotte

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Paraportiani Church, Little Venice and Archaeological Site of Delos. Visiting Paradise Beach and Ornos Beach will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Elia Beach and The Windmills (Kato Milli). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mykonos Town tour itinerary builder app .

Charlotte, USA to Mykonos Town is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Charlotte to Mykonos Town due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charlotte in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Mykonos Town, with lows around 69°F. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Platis Gialos Beach, Ornos Beach, Paradise Beach, Elia Beach, Archaeological Site of Delos
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach

2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Venetsanos Winery as well as Sunset Oia Sailing Cruises. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): do a tasting at Venetsanos Winery and then learn about winemaking at Santo Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, then explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, then contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, and finally take a tour by water with Sunset Oia Sailing Cruises.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Fira vacation planner.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Fira.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Oia, Santo Winery, Akrotiri, Venetsanos Winery, Skaros Rock
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock

2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes White Beach as well as Red Beach. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at White Beach. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Fira trip itinerary planner.

You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Akrotiri
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
White Beach ©
White Beach
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Panathenaic Stadium as well as Changing of the Guard Ceremony. On the 21st (Sat), explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, explore the ancient world of Erechtheion, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally admire all the interesting features of Panathenaic Stadium. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kapnikarea, then add some entertainment to your itinerary with Changing of the Guard Ceremony, then take a stroll through Plaka, and finally delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Athens online trip planner .

You can fly from Fira to Athens in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 69°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Athens

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

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