7 days in Greece Itinerary

7 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Alexandria
Fly + Subway:  3 h 15 min
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Subway + Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Ferry:  2 h
4
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Alexandria

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
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: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary maker app.

Alexandria, Egypt to Athens is an approximately 4- hour combination of flight and subway. You can also drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach and then visit Little Venice. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town trip builder.

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Athens to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. While traveling from Athens, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Panormos Beach, Paradise Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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 20th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, and then meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Heraklion trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Heraklion takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos
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The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Tomato Industrial Museum, then take a pleasant ride with Experience Horse Riding, then enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at Akrotiri.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Akrotiri road trip app.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri in 2 hours. August in Akrotiri sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Tomato Industrial Museum
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Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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