8 days in Greece, Turkey & New Delhi Itinerary

8 days in Greece, Turkey & New Delhi Itinerary

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8 days in Greece, Turkey & New Delhi Itinerary

Start: Barcelona, Spain
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Akrotiri, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
4
New Delhi, India
— 1 day
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Barcelona, Spain


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1
night
Akrotiri, Greece

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Akrotiri trip itinerary maker .

Barcelona, Spain to Akrotiri is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Akrotiri. Traveling from Barcelona in March, Akrotiri is a bit warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 5th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, then see the interesting displays at Acropolis Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, take a stroll through Plaka, and then don't miss a visit to Ancient Agora of Athens.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Athens trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Akrotiri to Athens in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Akrotiri in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Athens, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Popular historic sites such as Basilica Cistern and Sultanahmet District are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Topkapi Palace and Rahmi M. Koc Museum. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, wander the streets of Ortakoy, and admire the landmark architecture of Suleymaniye Cami .

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Istanbul trip planner.

Fly from Athens to Istanbul in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Athens in March: highs in Istanbul hover around 14°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

1
day
New Delhi, India

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
You've now added Go My Journey to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): gain interesting insight with Go My Journey, steep yourself in history at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and then admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the New Delhi holiday website .

You can fly from Istanbul to New Delhi in 9.5 hours. Traveling from Istanbul to New Delhi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in March, you will find days in New Delhi are much warmer (34°C), and nights are a bit warmer (18°C). On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Go My Journey ©
Go My Journey
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib ©
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

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