14 days in Greece Itinerary
14 days in Greece Itinerary
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Ferry to Santorini, Taxi to Oia
— 4 nights
Bus to Santorini, Fly to Athens
Sun, Sep 8 - Sat, Sep 21
Athens — 2 nights
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Temple of Hephaestus and Erechtheion. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, stop by Kerannymi, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.
For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Athens online route planner.
If you are flying in from Iceland, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to fly to Mykonos Town.
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Mykonos Town — 3 nights
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.On the 11th (Wed), visit a coastal fixture at Armenistis Lighthouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paralia Kalafati, then savor the flavors at Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, and finally look for gifts at 100% Mykonos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): kick back and relax at Agrari Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fokos Beach, then don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Dio Horia.
For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town day trip site.
You can fly from Athens to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. When traveling from Athens in September, plan for little chillier days in Mykonos Town, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can ride a ferry to Paros.
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Paros — 2 nights
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 13th (Fri): kick back and relax at Krios Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum Parou, then stroll through Lageri beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Agios Antonios, and finally stroll through Piso Aliki Beach.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Paros day trip tool.
You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Paros in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Paros are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for the ferry ride to Naxos.
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Naxos — 2 nights
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.On the 15th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Drossiani Church. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Paralia Aliko and then enjoy the sand and surf at Maragas Beach.
For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Naxos route planning website.
Traveling by ferry from Paros to Naxos takes an hour. In September, daytime highs in Naxos are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Oia.
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Oia — 4 nights
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.Discover out-of-the-way places like Vlychada Beach and Venetsanos Winery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oia: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Perissa), La Ponta (in Akrotiri) and Cultural Village (in Pyrgos). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, take a tour by water with Alex Private Boat Rental, don't miss a visit to Oia's Main Street, and do a tasting at Domaine Sigalas.
To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Oia travel planner.
You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Naxos to Oia in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Oia are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.
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Greece travel guide
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.