10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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1
Athens
— 3 nights
2
Nafplio
— 3 nights
3
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Acropolis of Athens and Plaka. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and explore the ancient world of Temple of Hephaestus.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens online visit planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Athens is an approximately 6-hour flight. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Jerusalem in April: highs in Athens hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

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

3
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Great Theatre of Epidaurus and Archea Korinthos. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, contemplate the long history of Bourtzi, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nafplio trip site.

Traveling by car from Athens to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Nafplio when traveling from Athens in April, with lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Archaeological Site Mycenae, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Archea Korinthos
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The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade

2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay. Keep things going the next day: add some adventure to your tour with Santorini Sea Kayak - Day Tours, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Fira day trip website.

Getting from Nafplio to Fira by combination of bus and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, train, and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Fira when traveling from Nafplio in April, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Skaros Rock, Amoudi Bay
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Santorini Sea Kayak - Day Tours ©
Santorini Sea Kayak - Day Tours
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.
On the 28th (Wed), observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos, and then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Heraklion day trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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

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