10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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10 days in Greece Itinerary

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

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 1st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Heraklion online journey planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Heraklion is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Dubai in March, plan for much colder days in Heraklion, with highs around 20°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Kazantzakis Museum
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3
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Red Beach. Shop till you drop at Aquamarine Jewelry and Oneiro Jewelry. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Perissa Black Sand Beach, stroll through KAMARA BEACH, delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and ride a horse along Santo Horse Riding.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Akrotiri day trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri takes 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Akrotiri are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Aquamarine Jewelry, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Oneiro Jewelry, KAMARA BEACH, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Santo Horse Riding ©
Santo Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
KAMARA BEACH ©
KAMARA BEACH

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.
On the 6th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, then kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mykonos Town trip planner .

Traveling by ferry from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town takes 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get some cultural insight at Monastiraki and Plaka. Museum-lovers will get to explore Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, look for gifts at Canvas, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Mykonos Town to Athens by combination of flight and subway takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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