7 days in Dublin & Greece Itinerary

7 days in Dublin & Greece Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly
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Heraklion, Greece
— 1 night
Ferry
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Fira, Greece
— 1 night
Fly

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Dublin, Ireland

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, then examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, then walk around St Stephens Green, then stop by Temple Bar, and finally sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin vacation planner.

If you are flying in from Ireland, the closest major aiport is Dublin Airport. September in Dublin sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Must see
Guinness Storehouse
4.1

2
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Athens, Greece

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 8th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, then make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos, then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, then stop by Plaka, then make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens, and finally delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Dublin to Athens in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Dublin to Athens due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in September, with highs in Athens at 34°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 9:
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Acropolis Museum ©
Must see
Acropolis Museum
4.7
Plaka ©
Neighborhood
Plaka
4.4

1
night
Heraklion, Greece

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 10th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, and then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Heraklion trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Heraklion takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Historical Museum of Crete ©
History Museum
Historical Museum of Crete
4.6

1
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Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 11th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, and then surround yourself with nature on Santorini Sailing.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Fira travel route builder site.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Fira are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:
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Red Beach ©
Beach
Red Beach
3.0
Akrotiri ©
Ruin
Akrotiri
4.1
Santorini Sailing ©
Nature / Wildlife Tour
Santorini Sailing
4.7

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