10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h 45 min
2
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
3
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
4
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 15 min
5
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: New York City

2
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, see the interesting displays at Numismatic Museum, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Athens tour app.

New York City, USA to Athens is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Athens. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: highs in Athens hover around 86°F, while lows dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

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

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 (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and then contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Heraklion day trip app.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Athens to Heraklion in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. While traveling from Athens, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Heraklion, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos

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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 26th (Fri): do a tasting at Boutari Winery, explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, then stroll through Red Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): stroll through Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, then explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, and then don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Fira day trip website.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Fira are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Boutari Winery, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
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Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Boutari Winery ©
Boutari Winery

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 28th (Sun): make a trip to Kapopoulos Fine Arts, examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, then wander the streets of Little Venice, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally make a trip to Rarity Gallery.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mykonos Town trip itinerary planning tool.

Ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods Museums
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace, then admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, then see the interesting displays at Casa Parlante, and finally explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of New Fortress and then cool off at Aqualand Corfu Water Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Aqualand Corfu Water Park
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
New Fortress ©
New Fortress

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