8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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Corfu Town, Corfu
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Naxos Town, Naxos
— 2 nights
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Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
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Hersonissos, Crete
— 1 night

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Corfu Town, Corfu

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Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
On the 10th (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Pontikonisi, then contemplate the long history of Achilleion Museum, then expand your understanding of the military at Old Fortress Corfu, and finally take a stroll through Corfu Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at La Grotta Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Paleokastritsa, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Corfu Donkey Rescue, then kick back and relax at Barbati Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Spiridon.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town day trip planning app.

Ottawa, Canada to Corfu Town is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ottawa to Corfu Town is 7 hours. Traveling from Ottawa in September, things will get a bit warmer in Corfu Town: highs are around 32°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to fly to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

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Pontikonisi
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Barbati Beach
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Naxos Town, Naxos

Naxos Town ©
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
On the 12th (Sat), stop by Kastro, take a stroll through Old Town, then delve into the distant past at Naos tou Apollona - Portara, then kick back and relax at Finikas Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Mikri Vigla Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Agia Anna Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plaka Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Prokopios Beach, and finally discover the deep blue sea with Blue Fin Divers Naxos Greece.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Naxos Town online vacation builder.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Naxos Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Naxos Town are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Kastro
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Mikri Vigla Beach
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Fira, Santorini

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Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): kick back and relax at Vourvoulos Beach, see the interesting displays at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, then hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, and finally get a dose of the wild on Santorini Sailing. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, delve into the distant past at Ancient Thera, then stroll through Vlychada Beach, then kick back and relax at Perivolos, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Akrotiri LightHouse.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by ferry from Naxos Town to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September in Fira, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hersonissos.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Perivolos
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Skaros Rock
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Hersonissos, Crete

Hersonissos ©
Wholeheartedly dedicated to tourism, Hersonissos remains best known for its vibrant nightlife, its bars and clubs attracting partygoers from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Stalis Beach, then examine the collection at Lychnostatis Open Air Museum, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hersonissos trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Fira to Hersonissos in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Fira in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Hersonissos, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

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