11 days in Greece Itinerary

11 days in Greece Itinerary

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1
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
2
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 2 nights
3
Corinth
— 2 nights
4
Athens
— 4 nights

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Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
On the 17th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus and then contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, thenget a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, thentake an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Heraklion itinerary builder tool.

Boston, USA to Heraklion is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Boston in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Heraklion: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos

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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.
On the 19th (Mon), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, thenstroll through Red Beach, and then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Experience Horse Riding, enjoy the sand and surf at Perissa Black Sand Beach, and then try for a hole-in-one at Santorini Mini Golf.

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Ride a ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri in 2.5 hours. In April in Akrotiri, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Corinth.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Santorini Mini Golf, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

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Corinth

Corinth ©
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
On the 21st (Wed), take a peaceful walk through Rema ton Mylwn, thendon't miss a visit to Corinth Canal, and then delve into the distant past at Akrokorinthos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Ktima Palivou, thenexplore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, and then take an in-depth tour of Archea Korinthos.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Corinth tour planner.

You can fly from Akrotiri to Corinth in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Akrotiri in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Corinth, with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Corinth

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Ktima Palivou, Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Akrokorinthos ©
Akrokorinthos
Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos
Corinth Canal ©
Corinth Canal

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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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, admire the natural beauty at National Garden, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, and take a stroll through Plaka.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Athens vacation planner.

You can drive from Corinth to Athens in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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