10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Detroit
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
3
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
4
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
5
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 15 min
6
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 1 night
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Detroit

2
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, visit Plaka, and make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Athens road trip planning website.

Detroit, USA to Athens is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Detroit to Athens. In July, Athens is a bit warmer than Detroit - with highs of 91°F and lows of 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

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

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.
On the 5th (Sun), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, thentake an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, thenget a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Heraklion trip maker website.

Fly from Athens to Heraklion in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. When traveling from Athens in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Heraklion: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
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The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos

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.
On the 6th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, thenstroll through Red Beach, thenmake a trip to Akrotiri LightHouse, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at White Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Akrotiri day trip planning website.

Ride a ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Fira.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Akrotiri LightHouse ©
Akrotiri LightHouse

2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): make a trip to Sunset in Oia, thenexplore the activities along Amoudi Bay, and then do a tasting at Santo Winery.

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Fira is very close to Akrotiri. In July, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Wineries Parks Tours

Side Trips

Oia, Santo Winery, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia

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 9th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Elia Beach, wander the streets of Little Venice, and then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town visit planner.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods Beaches Parks

Side Trip

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

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 10th (Fri), browse the exhibits of Achilleion Museum and then delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Corfu Town trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. While traveling from Mykonos Town, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Corfu Town, ranging from highs of 91°F to lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Achilleion Museum
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum

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