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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 seePrice (Euro)Additional Information
– Parthenon
– Erechtheion
– Theatre of Dionysos
– Odeon of Herodes Atticus
128 am to 8 pm Mon to Fri
8 am to 3 pm Sat and Sun
2Acropolis Museum58 am to 8 pm Tue to Sun
8 am to 10 pm Fri
3Ancient Agora
– Temple of Hephaestus
– Church of the Holy Apostles
– Stoa of Attalos
48 am to 3 pm
4Roman Agora
– Tower of Winds
28:30 am to 3 pm
5National Archaeological Museum71 pm to 8 pm Mon
8 am to 3 pm Tue to Sun
6Temple of Olympian Zeus
– Hadrian’s Arch
28am to 3 pm
7Panathenaic Stadium38 am to 7 pm
8Parliament & Changing of Guards
– Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
0Change every hour
9Lykavittos Hill
– Funicular Railway
0Highest of 8 hills – Climb to Summit
10National Gardens07 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 seePrice (Euro)Additional Information
3Ancient Thira  
6Nea Kameni  
7Palia Kameni  
8Santo Wines  
10Oia (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 seePrice (Euro)Additional Information
1Mykonos Town  
2Little Venice  
4Platys Gialos  
5Paradise Beach  
6Super Paradise  
9Delos58:30 am to 3 pm Tue to Sun
Mykonos to Delos – 18 Euros 30 mins bwt 9 am and 1 pm
10Mt 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.


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