9 days in Greece Itinerary

9 days in Greece Itinerary

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9 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Belgrade
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
2
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Fly + subway:  2​h 45​min
4
Athens
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  4​h
6
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Belgrade

1
night
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 19th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach and then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mykonos Town tour planning app .

Belgrade, Serbia to Mykonos Town is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Belgrade in July since evenings lows in Mykonos Town dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

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

1
night
Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): trot along with Santo Horse Riding, then do a tasting at Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A., then kick back and relax at Red Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at Akrotiri.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Akrotiri trip maker .

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A.
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Santo Horse Riding ©
Santo Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

1
night
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 22nd (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, and then meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Heraklion travel route builder website .

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Heraklion in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
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The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, and take a stroll through Monastiraki.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Athens tour planning website .

Getting from Heraklion to Athens by combination of bus, flight, and subway takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. When traveling from Heraklion in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Athens: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

1
night
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and then don't miss a visit to Meteora.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kalambaka travel route planner.

You can drive from Athens to Kalambaka in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in July, Kalambaka is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©

1
night
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 27th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Spianada Square, deepen your knowledge of military history at Old Fortress Corfu, then see the interesting displays at Casa Parlante, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor, and finally admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Corfu Town sightseeing planner.

Getting from Kalambaka to Corfu Town by combination of car and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kalambaka in July, Corfu Town is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

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