Greece – Our itinerary

Who does not want to go to Greece? The white and blue buildings and the beautiful picturesque  landscapes are something to die for. Greece is definitely on our list of countries we (my friend Akshata and I) wish to visit as part of our 2018 sabbatical.

After a lot of discussions and research, we have drafted an itinerary to explore Greece. Akshata will write a post on the estimated expenses.

Day 1: Arrive in Athens

Athens is the capital city of Greece. It is one of the World’s oldest city with its recorded history spanning around 3,400 years.

Day 2 to Day 4: Explore Athens

# Sights to see Price (Euro) Additional Information
1 Acropolis
– Parthenon
– Erechtheion
– Theatre of Dionysos
– Odeon of Herodes Atticus
12 8 am to 8 pm Mon to Fri
8 am to 3 pm Sat and Sun
2 Acropolis Museum 5 8 am to 8 pm Tue to Sun
8 am to 10 pm Fri
3 Ancient Agora
– Temple of Hephaestus
– Church of the Holy Apostles
– Stoa of Attalos
4 8 am to 3 pm
4 Roman Agora
– Tower of Winds
2 8:30 am to 3 pm
5 National Archaeological Museum 7 1 pm to 8 pm Mon
8 am to 3 pm Tue to Sun
6 Temple of Olympian Zeus
– Hadrian’s Arch
2 8am to 3 pm
7 Panathenaic Stadium 3 8 am to 7 pm
8 Parliament & Changing of Guards
– Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
0 Change every hour
9 Lykavittos Hill
– Funicular Railway
0 Highest of 8 hills – Climb to Summit
10 National Gardens 0 7 am to dusk

Day 5 & Day 6: Athens to Delphi

Delphi is located in upper central Greece, on multiple plateaux/terraces along the slope of Mount Parnassus.

Day 7: Flight from Athens to Santorini

Santorini is an island in the southern Aegean Sea. It is the remains after an enormous volcanic eruption.

Day 8 to Day 11: Explore Santorini

# Sights to see Price (Euro) Additional Information
1 Perissa
2 Kamari
3 Ancient Thira
4 Akrotiri
5 Thirasia
6 Nea Kameni
7 Palia Kameni
8 Santo Wines
9 FIRA
10 Oia (ee-ah) Postcard Sunset
Fira to Oia – 3 to 4 hours walk

Day 12: Santorini to Mykonos (Transport – TBD)

Mykonos is a Greek island, part of Cyclades. It is nicknamed as The Island of the winds.

Day 13 to Day 15: Explore Mykonos

# Sights to see Price (Euro) Additional Information
1 Mykonos Town
2 Little Venice
3 Windmills
4 Platys Gialos
5 Paradise Beach
6 Super Paradise
7 Agrari
8 Elia
9 Delos 5 8:30 am to 3 pm Tue to Sun
Mykonos to Delos – 18 Euros 30 mins bwt 9 am and 1 pm
10 Mt Kynthos Climb

Day 16: Fly out from Mykonos

Note: The number of days listed in this post is just for indicative purpose only and the featured image is courtesy of Google images.

© 2016 Raksha Nagaraj All Rights Reserved. Reproduction, or re-transmission, in whole, or  in part, or in any manner, without prior written consent of the author, is in violation of the copyright law.

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