8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Athens
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Subway + Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
3
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Fly + Subway:  2 h 45 min
End: Athens

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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: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Monastiraki, don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, and admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Athens online driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Athens. In June, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Kapopoulos Fine Arts, see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, then wander the streets of Little Venice, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), sample the tasty concoctions at Mykonos Brewing Company, then enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and finally stroll through Panormos Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mykonos Town trip itinerary builder app.

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. When traveling from Athens in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos Brewing Company, Panormos Beach, Paradise Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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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.
On the 23rd (Tue), delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, then kick back and relax at Red Beach, then kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Caldera Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Boutari Winery, explore the historical opulence of Castelli of Emporio, and then stroll through Kamari Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Akrotiri journey planner.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri in 2 hours. In June in Akrotiri, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Perissa Black Sand Beach, Castelli of Emporio, Kamari Beach, Boutari Winery
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

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night
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 25th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Heraklion attractions planner.

Traveling by ferry from Akrotiri to Heraklion takes 2 hours. In June in Heraklion, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos

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