9 days in Greece Itinerary

9 days in Greece Itinerary

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Athens
— 2 nights
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
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Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
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Chania Town, Crete
— 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): kick back and relax at Glyfada Beach and then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Plaka, make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Athens driving holiday planner.

Denver, USA to Athens is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Denver to Athens. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Denver in October, with highs in Athens at 75°F and lows at 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Plaka ©
Plaka
Glyfada Beach ©
Glyfada Beach
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), stop by Mytho, then kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, then sample the tasty concoctions at Mykonos Brewing Company, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Platis Gialos Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Ornos Beach, don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, and then take a stroll through Little Venice.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mykonos Town trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Athens to Mykonos Town by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry. In October in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach

2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, kick back and relax at Red Beach, and then stroll through Perissa Black Sand Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then kick back and relax at Kamari Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Fira travel itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October in Fira, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Fira

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse and then take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Chania Town trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Fira to Chania Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. October in Chania Town sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 61°F at night. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old Venetian Harbor ©
Old Venetian Harbor
Lighthouse ©
Lighthouse

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