8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
2
Chania Town, Crete
— 2 nights
3
Rhodes Town, Rhodes
— 1 night
4
Athens
— 2 nights

2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Estate Argyros. On the next day, hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, explore the galleries of Mnemossyne Gallery, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and finally examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Fira online tour planner.

London, UK to Fira is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In June, Fira is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Santorini, Akrotiri, Oia, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Tomato Industrial Museum
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Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

2
nights
Chania Town, Crete

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Crete, enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church, thenexplore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Agii Apostoli Beach. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kournas.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Chania Town trip itinerary maker tool.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Fira to Chania Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. June in Chania Town sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Chania Town

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, Lake Kournas, St. Nicholas Church
Highlights from your plan
Maritime Museum of Crete ©
Maritime Museum of Crete
Agii Apostoli Beach ©
Agii Apostoli Beach
St. Nicholas Church ©
St. Nicholas Church

1
night
Rhodes Town, Rhodes

Rhodes Town ©
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
On the 13th (Sat), take a stroll around Kallithea Springs, steep yourself in history at Street of the Knights, thentake an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Rhodes (Hospital of the Knights), and finally make a trip to Mandraki Harbour.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rhodes Town route builder site.

Traveling by flight from Chania Town to Rhodes Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Rhodes Town are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Kallithea Springs
Highlights from your plan
Street of the Knights ©
Street of the Knights
Mandraki Harbour ©
Mandraki Harbour

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, visit Plaka, and then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Temple of Athena Nike, explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, thenexplore the ancient world of Temple of Hephaestus, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Philopappos Hill.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Athens day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rhodes Town to Athens takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and car. June in Athens sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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