8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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Athens
— 3 nights
2
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
3
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights

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Athens

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

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: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, stop by Monastiraki, and don't miss a visit to Ancient Agora of Athens.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary builder.

Recife, Brazil to Athens is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Recife to Athens, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Recife in October: high temperatures in Athens hover around 28°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Acropolis Museum
4.7
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Neighborhood
Plaka
4.4

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Heraklion trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Heraklion takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. October in Heraklion sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, look for gifts at Sand Lily Boutique, kick back and relax at Red Beach, then explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Fira tour builder website.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Fira takes 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Fira are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Ruin
Akrotiri
4.1
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Beach
Red Beach
3.0

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