11 days in Greece Itinerary

11 days in Greece Itinerary

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11 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  8​h
1
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
2
Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
ferry:  1​h 45​min
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 45​min
4
Athens
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Kuwait City

3
nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Panormos Beach and Elia Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Ornos Beach and Paraga Beach. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, make a trip to Matoyianni Street, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Platis Gialos Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town driving holiday planner .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Mykonos Town is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuwait City to Mykonos Town due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kuwait City in July, plan for cooler days in Mykonos Town, with highs around 33°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Paraga Beach, Paradise Beach, Elia Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Ornos Beach
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach

4
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Relax by the water at Perivolos and Perissa Black Sand Beach. Bring the kids along to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Red Beach. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiking Trail Fira - Oia, enjoy the sea views from Akrotiri LightHouse, and learn about winemaking at Santo Winery.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Fira trip builder tool .

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Hiking Trail Fira - Oia, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Perivolos
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Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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 3rd (Fri): meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, meet the residents at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, and then kick back and relax at Agia Pelagia Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): cool off at Acqua Plus Water Park and then kick back and relax at Stalis Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Heraklion trip maker app .

Getting from Fira to Heraklion by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hersonissos, Stalis Beach, Agia Pelagia Beach, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
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Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
Stalis Beach ©
Stalis Beach

1
night
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 5th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens. On the next day, wander the streets of Plaka, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, and then examine the collection at Acropolis Museum.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of flight and subway from Heraklion to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. When traveling from Heraklion in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Athens, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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