6 days in Greece Itinerary

6 days in Greece Itinerary

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Athens
— 2 nights
2
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night

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Athens

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

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: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, and take a stroll through Monastiraki.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens trip itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Athens is an approximately 6-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, things will get a bit cooler in Athens: highs are around 28°C and lows about 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

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

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Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Ancient Thera, do a tasting at Boutari Winery, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and finally kick back and relax at Red Beach. On the next day, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Fira day trip planning website.

Getting from Athens to Fira by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In October, daytime highs in Fira are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Ancient Thera ©
Ancient Thera

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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.
On the 19th (Mon), steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and then get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Heraklion vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2.5 hours. October in Heraklion sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete

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