10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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10 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
3
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 15​min
4
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Newark

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kids will enjoy Acropolis Museum and Plaka. Get a sense of the local culture at Ermou Street and Acropolis of Athens. There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou', get a taste of the local shopping with Pandora Art Gallery, look for gifts at Klio Creations, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Athens trip maker website .

Newark, USA to Athens is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Athens is 7 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Newark in December; daily highs in Athens reach 59°F and lows reach 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Fira.

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

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Do your shopping at S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery and Tzamia - Krystalla Art Gallery Santorini. Relax by the water at Red Beach and Caldera Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Perissa Black Sand Beach in Perissa (about 34 minutes away). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at KAMARA BEACH, take in the exciting artwork at Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop, get a taste of the local shopping with Aegean Designs, and stop by Sand Lily Boutique.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Fira travel route planner.

Fly from Athens to Fira in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kamari, Akrotiri, Santorini, S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery, Oia Treasures Art Gallery
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach, then kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Dio Horia, and finally stop by White.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town online attractions planner .

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in December, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Panormos Beach, Paradise Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

2
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
On the 24th (Tue), shop like a local with Icon Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor, view the masterpieces at Corfu Gallery, then stop by Kombos, and finally shop like a local with Tsami Ceramics. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Paleokastritsa Beach.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Corfu Town travel site .

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mykonos Town in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Corfu Town, with lows of 43°F. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Tsami Ceramics, Paleokastritsa Beach
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Kombos ©
Kombos
Paleokastritsa Beach ©
Paleokastritsa Beach
Tsami Ceramics ©
Tsami Ceramics

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