9 days in Greece Itinerary

9 days in Greece Itinerary

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9 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Athens
— 4 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h
3
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 2 nights
ferry:  5​h 15​min
4
Athens
— Few hours
Fly:  19​h
End: Singapore

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, admire the striking features of Parthenon, get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, and take a stroll through Plaka.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, read Athens vacation planning site .

Singapore, Singapore to Athens is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Athens due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in December, with highs in Athens at 17°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to 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

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 29th (Sun), examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then make a trip to Rarity Gallery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, and finally take a stroll through Little Venice.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mykonos Town road trip planner.

Getting from Athens to Mykonos Town by combination of subway and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. In December in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

2
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.
Museum of Prehistoric Thira has been added to your itinerary. On the 30th (Mon), look for gifts at Faros Market, do a tasting at Venetsanos Winery, examine the collection at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vlychada Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at Akrotiri. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at White Beach, stroll through Caldera Beach, explore the historical opulence of Venetian Castle of Santorini, take an in-depth tour of SYMPOSION by La Ponta, then enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Tomato Industrial Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Akrotiri vacation builder site .

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Akrotiri are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Vlychada, Venetsanos Winery, Museum of Prehistoric Thira
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Faros Market ©
Faros Market

few
hours
Athens

Athens ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kapnikarea, delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus, and then take a stroll through Monastiraki.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Akrotiri to Athens takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. Expect little chillier evenings in Athens when traveling from Akrotiri in January, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Monastiraki ©
Monastiraki
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Church of Kapnikarea ©
Church of Kapnikarea

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