10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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10 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Athens
— 1 night
2
Chania Town
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Rethymnon
— 1 night
4
Fira
— 3 nights
5
Mykonos Town
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 3rd (Mon), explore the ancient world of Erechtheion, contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Athena Nike, and finally get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kapnikarea, then wander the streets of Plaka, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Athens online tour planner .

Philadelphia, USA to Athens is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 7 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

1
night
Chania Town

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Municipal Art Gallery of Chania, enjoy the sand and surf at Chrissi Akti Beach, then examine the collection at Museum-Residence of Eleftherios Venizelos, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Chania Town trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Athens to Chania Town by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or ride a ferry. In June in Chania Town, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 67°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Chania Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Chrissi Akti Beach
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Chrissi Akti Beach ©
Chrissi Akti Beach
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
night
Rethymnon

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Gorge of Mili, examine the collection at Chromonastiri Military Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Four Martyrs Church, then stop by Ergastiri Kompologiou, and finally steep yourself in history at The Venetian Fortezza.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rethymnon holiday app .

You can drive from Chania Town to Rethymnon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Chromonastiri Military Museum, Gorge of Mili
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The Venetian Fortezza ©
The Venetian Fortezza
Chromonastiri Military Museum ©
Chromonastiri Military Museum
Four Martyrs Church ©
Four Martyrs Church

3
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
You'll explore and learn at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos and Cultural Village. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Helicopter Tours and Spas & Wellness. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, view the masterpieces at MATI Art Gallery, and look for gifts at the White, Santorini.

Plan trip to Fira with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can ride a ferry from Rethymnon to Fira in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Vlychada Beach, Cultural Village, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Vlychada Beach ©
Vlychada Beach

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night
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 10th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint George, wander the streets of Little Venice, then kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town trip planner .

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. June in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods Spas Parks

Side Trip

Paradise Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Church of Saint George ©
Church of Saint George

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