10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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1
Athens
— 2 nights
2
Delphi
— 1 day
3
Athens
— 1 night
4
Heraklion
— 6 nights


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2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, then see the interesting displays at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Athens trip planning website.

Basel, Switzerland to Athens is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Basel to Athens, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Basel, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Athens, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Olympian Zeus ©
Temple of Olympian Zeus
Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology ©

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day
Delphi

Delphi ©
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, contemplate the long history of Delphi, and then experience rural life at MoKa Honey.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Delphi trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Athens to Delphi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Delphi, with lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

MoKa Honey
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Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Delphi
Delphi
MoKa Honey ©
MoKa Honey

1
night
Athens

Athens
To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Delphi to Athens in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Delphi in August, with lows around 29°C. You will leave for Heraklion on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Athens

Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Natural History Museum of Crete and Reptisland. Get in touch with nature at Agia Pelagia Beach and Hippocampus Dive Centre. Explore Heraklion's surroundings by going to Wooden Museum (in Axos), Snail Farm and Fun (in Tylissos) and Kazantzakis Museum (in Myrtia). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, kick back and relax at Paleokastro beach, and stroll through Old Port Bali.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Heraklion tour itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Athens to Heraklion in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Athens in August, you will find days in Heraklion are little chillier (34°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Bali, Agia Pelagia, Sfentoni Cave, Reptisland, Monastery Savvathiana
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The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete
Reptisland ©
Reptisland
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos

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