16 days in Greece Itinerary

16 days in Greece Itinerary

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16 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Paros
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Naxos
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  13​h 15​min
End: New York City

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Elia Beach and Platis Gialos Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Ornos Beach and Armenistis Lighthouse. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Panormos Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Paraga Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town trip website .

New York City, USA to Mykonos Town is an approximately 14-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, taxi, and ferry. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Mykonos Town due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in June, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Paros.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Kapari Beach, Armenistis Lighthouse, Paraga Beach, Elia Beach
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Kapari Beach ©
Kapari Beach
Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Krios Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral, then step off the mainland to explore Parikia Town, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Piso Aliki Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Venetian Fortress, then stroll through Kalogeros Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Chrisis Aktis Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Paros, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Mykonos Town to Paros in 3 hours. June in Paros sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Naxos.

Things to do in Paros

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral ©
Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral
Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town
Chrisis Aktis Beach ©
Chrisis Aktis Beach

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Town and Kastro. Get outdoors at Plaka Beach and Aeolis Aghios Georgios Beach. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Mikri Vigla Beach, examine the collection at Eggares Olive Press Museum, delve into the distant past at Portara, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Drossiani Church.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Naxos trip app .

You can drive from Paros to Naxos in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fira.

Things to do in Naxos

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Portara ©
Portara
Mikri Vigla Beach ©
Mikri Vigla Beach
Old Town ©
Old Town

4
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Amoudi Bay and Alex Private Boat Rental. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Nea Kameni. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, see the interesting displays at Cultural Village, take some stellar pictures from Sunset in Oia, and shop like a local with Mnemossyne Gallery.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Fira trip planner.

You can drive from Naxos to Fira in 5 hours. In July in Fira, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Tours Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Oia, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Alex Private Boat Rental, Cultural Village, Nea Kameni
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Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 8th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, and then explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): see where the action happens at Panathenaic Stadium, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Glyfada Beach, then take a stroll through Plaka, and finally explore the ancient world of Monument of Lysikrates.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Athens trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Fira to Athens takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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