10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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10 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
2
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Athens
— 3 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 15​min
5
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, then get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Heraklion day trip website .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Heraklion is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Tel Aviv in August since evenings lows in Heraklion dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos

2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, and then kick back and relax at Red Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, then take some stellar pictures from Sunset in Oia, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Fira tour builder website .

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2 hours. August in Fira sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, Ancient Thera
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Take a break from Athens with a short trip to Archaeological Site Mycenae in Mycenae, about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, wander the streets of Plaka, and explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Athens holiday builder website .

Traveling by flight from Fira to Athens takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. August in Athens sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

1
night
Corfu Town, Corfu

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, see the interesting displays at Corfu Museum of Asian Art, then make a trip to The Liston, and finally make a trip to Spianada Square.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Corfu Town trip website .

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Corfu Town in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Corfu Town, with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

2
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Mykonos Town ©
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 2nd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach and then wander the streets of Little Venice. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then make a trip to Matoyianni Street, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Mykonos Town online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Panormos Beach, Paradise Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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