8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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8 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Athens
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Delphi
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Arachova
— Few hours
Travel:  7​h 45​min
4
Hydra
— 1 day
Travel:  8​h
5
Paros
— 1 day
ferry:  1​h
6
Naxos
— 1 night
ferry + taxi:  2​h
7
Oia, Santorini
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

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 29th (Sat): hunt for treasures at Monastiraki, then look for all kinds of wild species at Donkey's Land, and then examine the collection at Acropolis Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Athens online tour planner .

Bengaluru, India to Athens is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Bengaluru in December: highs in Athens hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Athens

Neighborhoods Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Donkey's Land
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Monastiraki ©
Monastiraki

1
night
Delphi

Delphi ©
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Delphi, then enjoy the sand and surf at Itea Beach, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo.

Plan my trip to Delphi with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Athens to Delphi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Athens in December since evenings lows in Delphi dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Arachova.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Itea Beach
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo

few
hours
Arachova

Arachova
To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Arachova planner .

Arachova is just a stone's throw from Delphi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Hydra.

Things to do in Arachova

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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1
day
Hydra

Hydra ©
Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): stop by Mary's Boutique, take in the spiritual surroundings of Convent of Agios Matronas, pause for some serene contemplation at Komiseos Theotokou Monastery, then look for gifts at The Hydra Trading Company, then admire the masterpieces at Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra, and finally look for gifts at Marialena Maramenou.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hydra trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Arachova to Hydra with the Route module. In December, daily temperatures in Hydra can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Paros.

Things to do in Hydra

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra ©

1
day
Paros

Paros ©
Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
On the 1st (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Krios Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lageri beach, and then contemplate the long history of Parikia Town.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Paros trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hydra to Paros. In January, daily temperatures in Paros can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Paros

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town

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 2nd (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Zas Mountain, take in the exciting artwork at Fish & Olive, then stop by Naxia Sweet Home, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Naxos visit planner .

Traveling by ferry from Paros to Naxos takes an hour. January in Naxos sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Oia.

Things to do in Naxos

Nature Parks Shopping
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Zas Mountain ©
Zas Mountain
Fish & Olive ©
Fish & Olive
Naxia Sweet Home ©
Naxia Sweet Home

1
night
Oia, Santorini

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): view the masterpieces at Mnemossyne Gallery, then stroll through Katharos Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and finally get a new perspective on things with Alex Private Boat Rental.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Oia trip planning tool .

Traveling by ferry from Naxos to Oia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In January, daytime highs in Oia are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oia

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Alex Private Boat Rental
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Alex Private Boat Rental ©
Alex Private Boat Rental
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani ©
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani
Mnemossyne Gallery ©
Mnemossyne Gallery

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