11 days in Greece Itinerary

11 days in Greece Itinerary

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11 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Athens
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Nafplio
— 1 night
taxi + ferry:  4​h 30​min
3
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
4
Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Cairo

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Acropolis Museum and Onassis Cultural Centre. Do your shopping at Ermou Street and Frissiras Museum. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Plaka, shop like a local with Technohoros Art Gallery, view the masterpieces at Ioannidou Art Gallery, and delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens online driving holiday planner .

Cairo, Egypt to Athens is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Cairo in March, with highs in Athens at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

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

1
night
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): look for gifts at FW Bags, then explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, and then delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Nafplio trip planner .

You can drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Athens in March; daily highs in Nafplio reach 16°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): shop like a local with The Big White Gallery, shop like a local with Tia handmade, wander the streets of Little Venice, then take in the exciting artwork at Dio Horia, and finally shop like a local with Minima Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Savvas Traditional Greek Products, see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, then stroll through Platis Gialos Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town trip builder app .

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Nafplio to Mykonos Town in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi, train, and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Nafplio in March since evenings lows in Mykonos Town dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Shopping Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Minima Gallery
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Minima Gallery ©
Minima Gallery
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Relax by the water at Red Beach and KAMARA BEACH. Museum-lovers will get to explore S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery and Eduart Gjopalaj. Step out of Fira with an excursion to Perissa Black Sand Beach in Perissa--about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Aquamarine Jewelry, explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, take in the exciting artwork at MATI Art Gallery, and shop like a local with Ernesto Workshop & Gallery.

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You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In March, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Santorini, Kamari, Oia, Akrotiri, Leoni Schmiedel
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S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery ©
S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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