10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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10 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Naxos
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kamari, Santorini
— 3 nights
ferry + taxi:  2​h 45​min
3
Agios Nikolaos, Crete
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Chania Town, Crete
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  13​h
End: New York City

1
night
Naxos

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
On the 10th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Prokopios Beach, see the interesting displays at Eggares Olive Press Museum, then wander the streets of Old Town, and finally delve into the distant past at Portara. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Kastro and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plaka Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Naxos trip maker tool .

New York City, USA to Naxos is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from New York City to Naxos, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In August in Naxos, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Kamari.

Things to do in Naxos

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Eggares Olive Press Museum ©
Eggares Olive Press Museum
Old Town ©
Old Town
Plaka Beach ©
Plaka Beach

3
nights
Kamari, Santorini

Kamari ©
Kamari is a coastal village on the southeastern part of the Aegean island of Santorini, Greece, in the Cyclades archipelago with a population of approx. Akrotiri LightHouse and Akrotiri will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos and Museum of Prehistoric Thera. And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Venetsanos Winery, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, and take in the exciting artwork at Eduart Gjopalaj.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kamari online trip itinerary builder .

You can ride a ferry from Naxos to Kamari in 1.5 hours. In August in Kamari, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Agios Nikolaos.

Things to do in Kamari

Museums Wineries Trails

Side Trips

Fira, Akrotiri, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Santo Winery, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
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Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Akrotiri LightHouse ©
Akrotiri LightHouse

1
night
Agios Nikolaos, Crete

Agios Nikolaos ©
A tour of Agios Nikolaos leads visitors through charming neighborhoods with white washed houses, squares with taverns, steep pedestrian streets, and sea as a backdrop, ideal for exploration on foot.
On the 15th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Voulismeni, then pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Georgios Monastery, then look for gifts at Eklektos Bookshop, and finally head off the coast to Fortress Spinalonga.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Agios Nikolaos trip planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Kamari to Agios Nikolaos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Kamari in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Agios Nikolaos, with lows around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Chania Town.

Things to do in Agios Nikolaos

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Elounda, Agios Georgios Monastery
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Fortress Spinalonga ©
Fortress Spinalonga
Lake Voulismeni ©
Lake Voulismeni
Agios Georgios Monastery ©
Agios Georgios Monastery

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Crete, then make a trip to Chania Venetian Lighthouse, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Chania Town trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Agios Nikolaos to Chania Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. August in Chania Town sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Chania Town

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

German War Cemetery
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Chania Venetian Lighthouse ©
Chania Venetian Lighthouse
Scuba & Snorkeling
Maritime Museum of Crete ©
Maritime Museum of Crete

2
nights
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.
On the 17th (Sat), wander the streets of Corfu Old Town, then expand your understanding of the military at Old Fortress Corfu, and then stroll the grounds of British Cemetry. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Achilleion Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paleokastritsa Monastery, and then steep yourself in history at Kassiopi.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Corfu Town trip website .

You can fly from Chania Town to Corfu Town in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. August in Corfu Town sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Achilleion Museum, Paleokastritsa Monastery
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Paleokastritsa Monastery ©
Paleokastritsa Monastery
British Cemetry ©
British Cemetry

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