8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Athens
Drive:  3 h 45 min
1
Volos
— 1 night
Drive:  9 h 15 min
2
Andros
— 1 night
Drive:  11 h
3
Serifos
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Paros
— 1 night
Ferry:  4 h 45 min
5
Ios
— 1 night
Ferry:  2 h
6
Fira
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Athens

1
night
Volos

Volos
Volos is a coastal port city in Thessaly situated midway on the Greek mainland, about 330km north of Athens and 220km south of Thessaloniki. On the 23rd (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saints Constantine and Helena and then kick back and relax at Ampovos Beach.

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Athens to Volos is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Traveling from Athens in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Volos, with lows around 15°C. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Andros.

Things to do in Volos

Beaches Parks Outdoors

1
night
Andros

Andros ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Cave Foros and then see the interesting displays at Cyclades Olive Museum.

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You can drive from Volos to Andros in 9.5 hours. Traveling from Volos in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Andros, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Serifos.

Things to do in Andros

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cyclades Olive Museum ©
Cyclades Olive Museum

1
night
Serifos

Serifos
On the 26th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Moni Taxiarchon Monastery and then stroll through Malliadiko Beach.

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Traveling by car from Andros to Serifos takes 11 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Paros.

Things to do in Serifos

Beaches Parks Nature

1
night
Paros

Paros ©
Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum Parou, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Ekatondapiliani, thenhead off the coast to Parikia Town, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Old Port of Naoussa.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Paros itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Serifos to Paros takes 5 hours. May in Paros sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ios.

Things to do in Paros

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Old Port of Naoussa ©
Old Port of Naoussa
Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town
Archaeological Museum Parou ©
Archaeological Museum Parou

1
night
Ios

Ios ©
Halfway between Naxos and Santorini lies tiny Ios, famous worldwide as one of the Aegean's liveliest nightlife hubs.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Gremiotissa Church, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Kolitsani Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mylopotas Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ios online road trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Paros to Ios takes 2 hours. May in Ios sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Ios

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mylopotas Beach ©
Mylopotas Beach
Panagia Gremiotissa Church ©
Panagia Gremiotissa Church
Kolitsani Beach ©
Kolitsani Beach

2
nights
Fira

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 29th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, thendon't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by the White, Santorini, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, kick back and relax at Red Beach, thenexplore the ancient world of Akrotiri, and finally take an in-depth tour of La Ponta.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Fira driving holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ios to Fira in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Wineries Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia

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