11 days in Greece Itinerary

11 days in Greece Itinerary

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11 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Paros
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Naxos
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 45​min
6
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  17​h
End: Vancouver

1
night
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 2nd (Sun), wander the streets of Corfu Old Town, expand your understanding of the military at Old Fortress Corfu, and then see the interesting displays at Achilleion Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town tour itinerary app .

Vancouver, Canada to Corfu Town is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Vancouver to Corfu Town. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Vancouver in September: high temperatures in Corfu Town hover around 32°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Achilleion Museum
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum
Corfu Old Town ©
Corfu Old Town

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.
On the 3rd (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Paraga Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach, and then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli). Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Elia Beach and then stroll through Super Paradise Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town road trip planner .

Fly from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Paros.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Elia Beach, Paraga Beach
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Paraga Beach ©
Paraga Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach

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.
On the 5th (Wed), stop by ONEIPA Concept Store, contemplate the long history of Lefkes, then contemplate the long history of Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral, and finally step off the mainland to explore Parikia Town.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Paros journey site .

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Paros in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Paros are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Paros

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Lefkes ©
Lefkes
Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral ©
Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town

2
nights
Naxos

Naxos ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): kick back and relax at Plaka Beach, see the interesting displays at Eggares Olive Press Museum, then explore the ancient world of Portara, and finally take a stroll through Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): stroll through Maragas Beach and then stroll through Agios Prokopios Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Naxos trip planner .

Getting from Paros to Naxos by ferry takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Naxos

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Plaka Beach ©
Plaka Beach
Eggares Olive Press Museum ©
Eggares Olive Press Museum
Maragas Beach ©
Maragas Beach

2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, do a tasting at Santo Winery, and then get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours. On your second day here, examine the collection at Museum of Prehistoric Thera, learn about winemaking at Vassaltis Vineyards, and then trek along Hiking Trail Fira - Oia.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Fira trip app .

You can ride a ferry from Naxos to Fira in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. September in Fira sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Santorini, Santo Winery, Akrotiri
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Vassaltis Vineyards ©
Vassaltis Vineyards
Hiking Trail Fira - Oia ©
Hiking Trail Fira - Oia

2
nights
Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, enjoy the sand and surf at Agia Pelagia Beach, and then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Lychnostatis Open Air Museum and then kick back and relax at Stalis Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Heraklion route maker tool .

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lychnostatis Open Air Museum, Agia Pelagia Beach, Stalis Beach, The Palace of Knossos
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Lychnostatis Open Air Museum ©
Lychnostatis Open Air Museum

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