16 days in Greece Itinerary

16 days in Greece Itinerary

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16 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Entebbe
Fly + Drive:  17​h 45​min
1
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
3
Athens
— 7 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Entebbe

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
For shopping fun, head to Stardust or Faros Market. Get a sense of the local culture at Akrotiri and Agios Nikolaos Church. Get out of town with these interesting Fira side-trips: Perivolos (in Perivolos) and Perissa Black Sand Beach (in Perissa). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, look for gifts at Eponymo, and tour the pleasant surroundings at KAMARA BEACH.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Fira day trip planner .

Entebbe, Uganda to Fira is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern African Time (EAT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Entebbe in December: high temperatures in Fira hover around 18°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Sand Lily Boutique, Perivolos, Kamari Beach
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 22:
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

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.
Get outdoors at Panormos Beach and Agios Stefanos Beach. Kids will enjoy Paradise Beach and Elia Beach. And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Minima Gallery, look for gifts at Triciclo Art Shop Mykonos, take a stroll through Little Venice, and shop like a local with Tia handmade.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mykonos Town day trip planning site .

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in December, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Elia Beach, Panormos Beach, Minima Gallery, Agios Stefanos Beach, Paradise Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

7
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Ermou Street and Acropolis of Athens are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Plaka and Glyfada Beach. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, look for gifts at Canvas, delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Athens trip builder app .

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Mykonos Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. In December, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You will leave for home on the 2nd (Wed).

Things to do in Athens

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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