7 days in Greece Itinerary

7 days in Greece Itinerary

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7 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  16​h
1
Athens
— 1 day
subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Naxos
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Atlanta

1
day
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, wander the streets of Plaka, and then admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Athens road trip planning app .

Atlanta, USA to Athens is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Atlanta to Athens, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Naxos.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Neighborhoods
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

1
night
Naxos

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): kick back and relax at Plaka Beach, wander the streets of Kastro, then steep yourself in history at Old Town, and finally explore the ancient world of Portara.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Naxos trip planner .

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Athens to Naxos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Athens in July: highs in Naxos hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fira.

Things to do in Naxos

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
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Plaka Beach ©
Plaka Beach
Old Town ©
Old Town
Portara ©
Portara

2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 7th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, then explore the ancient world of Ancient Thera, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Santo Winery, examine the collection at Tomato Industrial Museum, don't miss a visit to Akrotiri LightHouse, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and finally see the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Fira planning app .

Getting from Naxos to Fira by car takes about 5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Ancient Thera, Santo Winery, Tomato Industrial Museum, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
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Museum of Prehistoric Thira ©
Museum of Prehistoric Thira
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery

2
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
On the 9th (Fri), examine the collection at Casa Parlante, explore the galleries of Achilleion Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paleokastritsa Monastery, and finally kick back and relax at La Grotta Beach. On your second day here, expand your understanding of the military at Old Fortress Corfu and then take a stroll through Corfu Old Town.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Corfu Town trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Fira to Corfu Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daytime highs in Corfu Town are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa Monastery, Achilleion Museum, La Grotta Beach
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Casa Parlante ©
Casa Parlante
Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu

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