13 days in Greece Itinerary

13 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: New York City
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
3
Naxos
— 1 night
Ferry:  2 h
4
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 3 nights
Ferry + Taxi:  3 h 45 min
5
Rethymnon, Crete
— 1 night
Fly:  16 h
End: New York City

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Acropolis of Athens and Parthenon. Step off the beaten path and head to Temple of Athena Nike and Temple of Olympian Zeus. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, and stop by Gallery Demeter.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Athens online trip builder.

New York City, USA to Athens is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Traveling from New York City in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Athens: highs are around 67°F and lows about 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

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

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Little Venice and Aegean Maritime Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Platis Gialos Beach and Kapari Beach. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Elia Beach, kick back and relax at Panormos Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Tia handmade, and stop by Hermes Gallery.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town online day trip planner.

Getting from Athens to Mykonos Town by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry. In November, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach, Elia Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Kapari Beach
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Kapari Beach ©
Kapari Beach
Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach

1
night
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 25th (Fri): kick back and relax at Agios Prokopios Beach, thenstop by Naxia Sweet Home, thentake a stroll through Old Town, and finally explore the ancient world of Portara.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Naxos holiday planner.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Naxos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daytime highs in Naxos are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Naxos

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Portara ©
Portara
Naxia Sweet Home ©
Naxia Sweet Home

3
nights
Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Shop till you drop at Galatea Pottery and Koukla Art. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Red Beach and Kamari Beach. When in Akrotiri, make a side trip to see Sunset in Oia in Oia, approximately Oia away. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Perissa Black Sand Beach, delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and look for gifts at Oneiro Jewelry.

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Traveling by ferry from Naxos to Akrotiri takes 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Akrotiri are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fira, Kamari Beach, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Sunset in Oia
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Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

1
night
Rethymnon, Crete

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
On the 29th (Tue), take a stroll through Rethymnon Old Town, stop by Feel Silver Jewelry stores, take in the exciting artwork at Stagakis Cretan Lyra Workshop, thenstop by Royale Shopping, and finally look for gifts at mariannas.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rethymnon trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Akrotiri to Rethymnon takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In November in Rethymnon, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Royale Shopping
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mariannas ©
mariannas
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town
Stagakis Cretan Lyra Workshop ©
Stagakis Cretan Lyra Workshop

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