8 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

8 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

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Chania Town, Crete
— 2 nights
Taxi to Heraklion, Ferry to Fira
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Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
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Chania Town, Crete

— 2 nights
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seitan Limania Beach and Agii Apostoli Beach. Step out of Chania Town with an excursion to Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) in Akrotiri--about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Manousakis Winery, brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Crete, examine the collection at Greek National Football Museum, and visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse of Chania.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Chania Town online travel route planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Chania Town is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Amsterdam to Chania Town, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in July; daily highs in Chania Town reach 37°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Fira, Santorini

— 3 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Perivolos and Bella Aurora & Thalassa. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Vlychada Beach, and enjoy the sea views from Akrotiri LightHouse.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Fira travel route tool.

Getting from Chania Town to Fira by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wineries

Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 2 nights

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 23rd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Kalo Livadi Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Paralia Kalafati, and then take a memorable tour with GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Sostis Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Stefanos Beach, and then make a trip to Rarity Gallery.

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Ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips