8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 1 night
2
Athens
— 2 nights
3
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
4
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
5
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night

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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 2nd (Wed), admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, then see the interesting displays at Casa Parlante, and then deepen your knowledge of military history at Old Fortress Corfu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Corfu Donkey Rescue, step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace, then step into the grandiose world of New Fortress, and finally let your taste buds guide you at Corfu Walking Tours.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town trip itinerary maker website.

Brussels, Belgium to Corfu Town is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Corfu Town. Traveling from Brussels in September, things will get a bit warmer in Corfu Town: highs are around 32°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Corfu Donkey Rescue
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Corfu Walking Tours ©
Corfu Walking Tours
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art

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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 4th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at National Garden, wander the streets of Plaka, then delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, and finally explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens. On the next day, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, then don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, then appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Athens day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Athens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Athens are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to 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

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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.
On the 6th (Sun), wander the streets of Little Venice, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, and finally stroll through Paradise Beach.

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You can fly from Athens to Mykonos Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. When traveling from Athens in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Mykonos Town, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 7th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, then enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and finally get a dose of the wild on Santorini Sailing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, then hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, and finally indulge your senses at Santorini Tours.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Fira vacation builder site.

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Santorini, Akrotiri, Skaros Rock, Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, Santorini Sailing
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Santorini Tours ©
Santorini Tours
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, and then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Heraklion trip maker app.

Ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites

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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