8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fira
— 2 nights
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Heraklion
— 1 night
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Kefalos
— 1 night
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Athens
— 1 night

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Fira

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Fira travel planner.

Perth, Australia to Fira is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Perth to Fira due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Fira. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Ancient Thera
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

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Heraklion

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 11th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then stop by Nerium Oleander, and finally delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Heraklion trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Heraklion are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kefalos.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Historical Museum of Crete ©
Historical Museum of Crete

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Kefalos

Kefalos ©
A small town with well-developed tourist infrastructure, Kefalos stretches along the slopes of a gentle hill, its immaculate beaches drawing pleasure seekers from around the world.
On the 12th (Sat), stop by Ira & Pia, then stroll through Xerokambos (Exotic Beach), and then stroll through Agios Stefanos Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Kefalos travel website.

Getting from Heraklion to Kefalos by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, daytime highs in Kefalos are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Kefalos

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Ira & Pia
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Ira & Pia ©
Ira & Pia

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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 13th (Sun): wander the streets of Plaka, then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens vacation planning tool.

Getting from Kefalos to Athens by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

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

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