11 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fly
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Mykonos Town
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Kamari
— 2 nights
Ferry to Heraklion, Taxi to Hersonissos
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Hersonissos
— 1 night
Drive
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Rethymnon
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Athens
— 2 nights
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Mykonos Town — 3 nights

Chora Mykonos

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.
Visiting Paradise Beach and Agios Sostis Beach will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Little Venice and Aegean Maritime Museum. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach, don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paraga Beach, and stop by 100% Mykonos.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mykonos Town online road trip planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Mykonos Town is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Kuwait City in September, plan for colder days in Mykonos Town, with highs around 30°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Kamari.
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Kamari — 2 nights

Kamari is a coastal village on the southeastern part of the Aegean island of Santorini, Greece, in the Cyclades archipelago with a population of approx. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, then look for gifts at Nikola's Art Gallery, then surround yourself with nature on Santorini Sailing, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kamari Beach. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Ancient Thera, browse the exhibits of Ernesto Workshop & Gallery, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, then kick back and relax at Red Beach, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop.

To find reviews and more tourist information, go to the Kamari day trip planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Kamari in 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Kamari are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hersonissos.
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Hersonissos — 1 night

Wholeheartedly dedicated to tourism, Hersonissos remains best known for its vibrant nightlife, its bars and clubs attracting partygoers from around the world.
On the 6th (Thu), discover the deep blue sea with Coral Diving Crete, examine the collection at Lychnostatis Open Air Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Stalis Beach, and finally look for gifts at Olivia Shop.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hersonissos tour planner.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Kamari to Hersonissos in 3 hours. Traveling from Kamari in October, Hersonissos is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rethymnon.
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Rethymnon — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Omodamos Ceramic Artifacts, wander the streets of Rethymnon Old Town, get engrossed in the history at Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno, then contemplate the long history of The Venetian Fortezza, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Terzisart. Keep things going the next day: take an exotic tour of Georgioupolis Safari, then explore the activities along Lake Kournas, and then delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Rethymnon trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Hersonissos to Rethymnon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Rethymnon are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to fly to Athens.
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Athens — 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 9th (Sun), wander the streets of Ermou Street, then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou', and finally visit Plaka. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Athens travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Rethymnon to Athens by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Greece travel guide

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Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.
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Crete travel guide

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Great Island
The largest of the Greek islands, Crete offers travelers more than just sun, sea, and sand. Famed for its warm hospitality, outstanding infrastructure, and contrasting landscapes, the island represents one of the world's richest areas in terms of history and culture. Crete burst onto the world scene over 4,000 years ago, when it served as the center of the Minoan civilization, one of Europe's earliest organized societies. Despite the island's wealth of developed beaches, the traces of the mysterious and enchanting Minoan empire remain Crete's top attraction, drawing visitors from all over the world. The island capital Heraklion provides an ideal base for exploring a renowned Minoan palace complex, the site of Europe's oldest city.
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