9 days in Greece Itinerary

9 days in Greece Itinerary

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

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Athens

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Athens trip planning website.

New York City, USA to Athens is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Athens is 7 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

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

1
night
Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion ©
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.
On the 22nd (Tue), delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Heraklion trip planner.

You can fly from Athens to Heraklion in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, make a trip to Sunset in Oia, surround yourself with nature on Santorini Sailing, and stroll through Red Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Fira holiday planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in September, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

1
night
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Mykonos Town ©

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 26th (Sat): visit Little Venice, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and then make a trip to Rarity Gallery.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town driving holiday planning tool.

Ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Rarity Gallery ©
Rarity Gallery

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