Greece is the place where one can enjoy the islands and stunning sandy beaches, and pretty churches with bell towers. The country has a lot to offer and there are many destinations that this well-planned Greece itinerary would reveal to you. This 9-day Greece itinerary will turn out to be the perfect itinerary that you have been looking for. So read below to unveil the best places to visit in Greece.
Walk through the ancient temples and historic streets of Athens and the Acropolis
Discover the beauty of the beachside
Walk through the charming village-like atmosphere in Oia
Walk through the colorful small streets
Day 1: Arrival In Athens
Day 2 & 3: Spend Two Days In Astypalea
Day 4: Spend A Day In Paros
Day 5 & 6: Spend Two Days In Mykonos
Day 7 & 8: Explore Ancient Agora of Athens
Day 9: Spend A Day In Santorini
Day 10: Departure
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The first day of your Greece itinerary is dedicated to traveling and after 2 and a half hour flight, you will arrive in Athens and from there you will take a bus straight to Piraeus Port. From there, you will embark on a long 10-hour-ferry-journey to Astypalea. After a night-stay on the ferry, you will arrive in Astypalea just in time for an unforgettable sunrise.
The second and third day of your Greece itinerary is reserved for the enchanting and special island. This island is a beautiful surprise for the people as it is not an ordinary tourist island that attracts tourists, instead, it is so authentic island that makes it different from other islands. There are many activities that vary from enjoying the beaches, trekking, visiting the Astypalea Castle and its capital Chora. Boat rides (during summer) is something that you will enjoy doing it when you are traveling with your family. The museum and infant cemetery are best places to visit and do enjoy the stunning sunrise and breathtaking views, and even going to the club! This is how you can spend two days exploring and doing adventurous activities in Astypalea. Go back to your hotel, take your dinner and have a sound sleep.
You have come to the fourth day of the tour and it is dedicated to visiting Paros. It will come as a surprise on your Greece itinerary as there are many things you would enjoy doing there. This is a beautiful place with stunning views and beaches, the pretty Naoussa Harbor surrounded by pretty cafes and restaurants, narrow streets and whitewashed houses. You can enjoy your day time being on the beach and can grab the grub from the famous cafes and restaurants. You can have a wonderful experience walking through the narrow streets and if you want to buy something for your friends and family, you can visit the nearest market.
On the fifth day of your Greece itinerary, Mykonos is the perfect place as there are usually two types of people who go to Mykonos. One type is well aware of its party island reputation and often that’s why they are going. The other type goes to Mykonos, drawn by its enchanting beauty, and discovers the vibrant party life there and are dismayed. Mykonos does offer a popping party scene, but when the sun sets, there is a vibrant mature nightlife for others. So, whether you want to party with your hands in the air or wine glass in hand, read more to learn the best things to do in Mykonos when the sun goes down.
The sixth day of the tour is for the places that are remained explored during your trip. Little Venice is a district in Mykonos famous for its quaint beauty with its Cycladic whitewashed squat buildings, many of which are bars and restaurants. This is a great place to bar hop and meet other travelers or to settle in at a waterfront restaurant for the night with your party enjoying a steady flow of Greek appetizers, beer, and wine. It’s on the water’s edge too, so with a beer bottle in hand, moon high in the sky, you can wiggle your toes in the sand of the small Little Venice beach and feel the water caress your feet. In the evening, return to your hotel.
The seventh day is reserved for exploring Athens, which is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe full of history and traditions. This city will allure you with its colorful small streets, traditional food, Greek music, and stunning sunsets upon the Acropolis. Explore entire place in the daytime and in the evening, come back to your apartment and take some rest. You can either have your dinner at the place you are staying in or the near food place that offers traditional food cuisines. The eight-day of the trip calls for exploring the Agora was the seat of justice and power in Athens in ancient times. The place where democracy was born in Greece, it was a bustling marketplace as well as where people met to talk about politics, trade, commerce, daily life, and other topics.
What else would the best place to end your Greece itinerary? If you are traveling with your partner and you would surely enjoy staying at Santorini. It is voted as one of the most romantic destinations in the world and is widely popular among couples and honeymooners. A short-haul flight of less than an hour from Athens will transform your dreams into reality, as you set foot on this beautiful island. Fira is the capital of Santorini but many would head north towards the village of Oia, simply for its enchanting sunset that takes place every evening. Due to its increasing popularity, there are many hotels, shops, and restaurants available in Oia. The best time to head over to Oia, if you are not staying there, will be around 4 pm. You will need around 2 to 3 hours to explore the shops, sit down for some coffee before heading to the spot to view the sunset at around 7 pm from April to September. The sun sets earlier during winter from October to March, which is also the non-peak periods. So enjoy your stay and make some memorable memories that will stay for a lifetime. Wrap up your stay with delicious food and take a sound sleep.
You have come to the time when you have to say goodbye to this romantic and beautiful country. Pack your bags and call the private transfer that will take you to the airport. From there, you can leave for your home country and we hope this Greece itinerary covers all the places that you have desired to visit during your Greece tour.