7 days in Greece Itinerary

7 days in Greece Itinerary

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7 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Athens
— 3 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
3
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
4
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
End: Glasgow

3
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, nightlife, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, wander the streets of Plaka, and make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos.

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Glasgow, UK to Athens is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Glasgow to Athens. Traveling from Glasgow in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Athens: highs are around 22°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

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

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.
On the 26th (Tue), steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and then get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Heraklion online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Heraklion in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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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.
On the 27th (Wed), do a tasting at Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A., look for all kinds of wild species at Santo Horse Riding, then kick back and relax at Red Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at Akrotiri.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Akrotiri online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri takes 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Akrotiri can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A.
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Santo Horse Riding ©
Santo Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red 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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, then wander the streets of Little Venice, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town by ferry takes about 2 hours. In November in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Paradise Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

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