8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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8 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h
1
Athens
— 3 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
3
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Dubai

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, take a stroll through Monastiraki, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Athens trip simple and quick.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Athens is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Athens due to the time zone difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Dubai in November: highs in Athens hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

1
night
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 26th (Tue): kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, wander the streets of Little Venice, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town trip website .

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Athens to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. In November, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Paradise Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

1
night
Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
On the 27th (Wed), do a tasting at Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A., explore by horseback at Santo Horse Riding, then kick back and relax at Red Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Akrotiri vacation planner .

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri takes 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A.
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Santo Horse Riding ©
Santo Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Heraklion road trip website .

Getting from Akrotiri to Heraklion by ferry takes about 2 hours. In November in Heraklion, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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