10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece itinerary planner

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Drive to Saint-Étienne-Bouthéon Airport, Fly to Athens
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Athens
— 2 nights
Fly
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Fly

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Athens

— 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 15th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, then stroll through Glyfada Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Legrena Beach. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit Plaka, then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Athens trip planner.

Vichy, France to Athens is an approximately 16-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Vichy in August; daily highs in Athens reach 39°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 3 nights

Chora Mykonos

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 in touch with nature at Paradise Beach and Elia Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Kalo Livadi Beach and Platis Gialos Beach. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Little Venice, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, make a trip to Matoyianni Street, and look for gifts at Mytho.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. When traveling from Athens in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Mykonos Town, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Fira, Santorini

— 3 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Take a break from the city and head to Red Beach and Helicopter Tours. Visit Akrotiri and Monastery of Dominican Sisters for their historical value. Take a break from Fira with a short trip to La Ponta in Akrotiri, about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on Santorini Sailing, enjoy the sand and surf at Perivolos, do a tasting at Santo Winery, and stroll through Perissa Black Sand Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Fira driving holiday planning website.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Fira by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Tours · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

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Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.