10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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10 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Athens
— 3 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h
3
Akrotiri
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
4
Heraklion
— 2 nights
End: Boston

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, shopping, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, and see the interesting displays at Acropolis Museum.

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Boston, USA to Athens is an approximately 16-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Boston in February: high temperatures in Athens hover around 60°F and lows are around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

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

2
nights
Mykonos Town

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): look for gifts at White, examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, then go for a stroll along the water at Old Port, and finally admire the masterpieces at Minima Gallery. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, then shop like a local with Tia handmade, and finally go from sight to sight with Mykonos Paradise Cruises.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town road trip planning website .

Getting from Athens to Mykonos Town by combination of subway and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. February in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Tours Outdoors Transportation

Side Trip

Mykonos
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Mykonos Paradise Cruises ©
Mykonos Paradise Cruises
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

1
night
Akrotiri

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): make a trip to Santorini Arts Factory, then see the interesting displays at Tomato Industrial Museum, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Akrotiri online travel planner .

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri in 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Akrotiri can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Vlychada, Santorini Arts Factory
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Santorini Arts Factory ©
Santorini Arts Factory
Tomato Industrial Museum ©
Tomato Industrial Museum

2
nights
Heraklion

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 23rd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then look for gifts at Nerium Oleander, and finally explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, then examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, and finally get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Heraklion visit planner.

Traveling by ferry from Akrotiri to Heraklion takes 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Heraklion are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos, Kazantzakis Museum
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