16 days in Greece Itinerary

16 days in Greece Itinerary

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16 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Athens
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Travel:  4​h 45​min
2
Hydra
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
3
Naxos
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Milos
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Sifnos
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
End: Athens

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take a stroll through Plaka, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, then don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, and finally explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens trip maker .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In March, daytime highs in Athens are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hydra.

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

3
nights
Hydra

Hydra ©
Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. Hydra is known for beaches, trails, museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Harriets Hydra Horses, pause for some serene contemplation at Komiseos Theotokou Monastery, take an in-depth tour of Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra, and appreciate the history behind Andrea Miaoulis Monument.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hydra road trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Piraeus to Hydra. March in Hydra sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 50°F at night. You will leave for Naxos on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in Hydra

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Harriets Hydra Horses ©
Harriets Hydra Horses
Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra ©
Mount Eros Hydra ©
Mount Eros Hydra

3
nights
Naxos

Naxos ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Naxos: Mykonos Town (Little Venice, Matoyianni Street, & more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Kastro, explore the ancient world of Portara, admire the masterpieces at Naxos Folk Museum Collection, and enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Prokopios Beach.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Naxos trip itinerary website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hydra to Naxos. In March, daytime highs in Naxos are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Milos.

Things to do in Naxos

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Mykonos Town
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum
Matoyianni Street ©
Matoyianni Street

3
nights
Milos

Milos ©
The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Milos is known for beaches, wildlife, nature, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kleftiko Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Firiplaka Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agia Paraskevi Church, and examine the collection at Milos Mining Museum.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Milos trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Naxos to Milos takes 7 hours. In March, daytime highs in Milos are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Sifnos.

Things to do in Milos

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Kleftiko Beach ©
Kleftiko Beach
Glaronissia ©
Glaronissia
Sarakiniko Beach ©
Sarakiniko Beach

3
nights
Sifnos

Sifnos ©
Sifnos is an island municipality in the Cyclades island group in Greece. Sifnos is known for beaches, historic sites, nightlife, museums, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Sifnos Trails, make a trip to Chrisopigi Monastery, stop by Julie Tzanni Ceramic Art and Jewelry, and kick back and relax at Vathi Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sifnos trip planner .

You can drive from Milos to Sifnos in 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sifnos

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Chrisopigi Monastery ©
Chrisopigi Monastery

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