9 days in Greece Itinerary

9 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Geneva
Fly:  6 h
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Imerovigli, Santorini
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Chania Town, Crete
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  21 h
End: Colorado Springs

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Temple of Hephaestus and Anafiotika. Erechtheion and Philopappos Hill will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Donkey's Land in Koropi (about 30 minutes away). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kapnikarea, see the interesting displays at Numismatic Museum, and explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens sightseeing planner.

Geneva, Switzerland to Athens is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Geneva to Athens. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Geneva in May: high temperatures in Athens hover around 77°F and lows are around 64°F. On the 3rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Imerovigli.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Donkey's Land
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Anafiotika ©
Anafiotika
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

3
nights
Imerovigli, Santorini

Imerovigli ©
Imerovigli, famed for its Cycladic architecture, claims one of the most dramatic positions in all of Greece.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, view the masterpieces at Asimis Kolaitou Art Gallery Santorini, take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Anastasis Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, then take an in-depth tour of La Ponta, then explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Imerovigli trip itinerary planning site.

Explore your travel options from Athens to Imerovigli with the Route module. In May, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Imerovigli

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Fira, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
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Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Speed Boats Tours and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. You'll explore and learn at Greek National Football Museum and Museum Of Typography. There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Museum-Residence of Eleftherios Venizelos, explore the historical opulence of Firkas Fortress, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Eisodion tis Theotokou.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Chania Town online road trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Imerovigli to Chania Town. In May, daily temperatures in Chania Town can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Chania Town

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Souda, Manousakis Winery, German War Cemetery
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Greek National Football Museum ©
Greek National Football Museum
Manousakis Winery ©
Manousakis Winery
German War Cemetery ©
German War Cemetery

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