13 days in Greece Itinerary

13 days in Greece Itinerary

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13 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Fira
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Paros
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Mykonos Town
— 3 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
4
Athens
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Johannesburg

2
nights
Fira

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Step out of Fira with an excursion to Santo Horse Riding in Akrotiri--about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, stop by Epilekton, explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira journey builder app .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Fira is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Johannesburg in April, expect nights in Fira to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Paros.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Tours Trails

Side Trips

Oia, Imerovigli, Akrotiri, Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A., Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Santo Horse Riding ©
Santo Horse Riding

1
night
Paros

Paros ©
Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum Parou, then take in the waterfront activity at Old Port of Naoussa, then head off the coast to Parikia Town, and finally stop by Atelier Paros.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Paros online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Paros takes 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Paros can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Paros

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town
Old Port of Naoussa ©
Old Port of Naoussa
Archaeological Museum Parou ©
Archaeological Museum Parou

3
nights
Mykonos Town

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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, museums, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Little Venice, pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Nikolakis Church, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town trip itinerary planner.

Ride a ferry from Paros to Mykonos Town in 1.5 hours. April in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Mykonos
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Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Athens trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Mykonos Town to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

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

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