8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Subway:  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
Drive:  1 h
6
Naxos
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
7
Oia
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Bengaluru

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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): wander the streets of Monastiraki, identify plant and animal life at Donkey's Land, and then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Athens trip planner.

Bengaluru, India to Athens is an approximately 16- hour combination of flight and subway. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 3.5 hours. When traveling from Bengaluru in December, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Athens: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Athens

Neighborhoods Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

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

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.
On the 30th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Delphi, kick back and relax at Itea Beach, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo In Delphi.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Delphi travel planner.

You can drive from Athens to Delphi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in December, expect little chillier with lows of 4°C in Delphi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Arachova.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

few
hours
Arachova

Arachova
For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Arachova driving holiday tool.

Arachova is just a stone's throw from Delphi. You'll set off for Hydra on the 30th (Sun).

Things to do in Arachova

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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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. 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, stop by The Hydra Trading Company, then admire the masterpieces at Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra, and finally look for gifts at Marialena Maramenou.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hydra tour 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Paros.

Things to do in Hydra

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra ©
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 steep yourself in history at Parikia Town.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Paros journey app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hydra to Paros. In January, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Naxos.

Things to do in Paros

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town
Lageri beach
Lageri beach

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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 your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Zas Mountain, view the masterpieces at Fish & Olive, and then look for gifts at Naxia Sweet Home.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Naxos online trip planner.

Drive from Paros to Naxos in 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Naxos can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive 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

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 choose your vessel at Alex Private Boat Rental.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Oia online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Naxos to Oia in 5.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Oia can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oia

Outdoors Tours Transportation

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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