8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fly
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Athens
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
Ferry
3
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Ferry
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
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Athens

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get some cultural insight at Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Glyfada Beach and Mount Lycabettus. Step out of Athens with an excursion to Seahorse Dive Center in Vari--about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Plaka, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, and appreciate the history behind Erechtheion.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Athens trip planner.

Valletta, Malta to Athens is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Valletta to Athens due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Side Trips

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Acropolis Museum ©
Must see
Acropolis Museum
4.7
Plaka ©
Must see
Plaka
4.4

1
night
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Chora Mykonos

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then enjoy the sand and surf at Ornos Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Paradise Beach.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mykonos Town trip app.

You can fly from Athens to Mykonos Town in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and ferry. While traveling from Athens, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Ornos Beach ©
Beach
Ornos Beach
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Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Get some historical perspective at Akrotiri and Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral. Get outdoors at Red Beach and Amoudi Bay. There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on Santorini Sailing, learn about winemaking at Santo Winery, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Fira trip itinerary maker site.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Akrotiri ©
Must see
Akrotiri
4.1
Red Beach ©
Beach
Red Beach
3.0
Santorini Sailing ©
Must see
Santorini Sailing
4.7

1
night
Heraklion, Crete

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, and finally go for a stroll along the water at Old Venetian Harbor.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Heraklion trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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