6 days in Greece Itinerary

6 days in Greece Itinerary

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6 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + Subway:  9 h
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Subway + Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
3
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Fly:  9 h
End: Dubai

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 2nd (Sat), delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, don't miss a visit to Erechtheion, then wander the streets of Plaka, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, then don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens trip itinerary builder tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Athens is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or do a combination of car, flight, and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Athens. When traveling from Dubai in May, plan for much colder days in Athens, with highs around 29°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mykonos Brewing Company, stop by Little Venice, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, and finally make a trip to Kapopoulos Fine Arts.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Athens to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Mykonos Brewing Company
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum
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 5th (Tue): do a tasting at Boutari Winery, ride a horse along Experience Horse Riding, then stroll through Red Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at Akrotiri.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Akrotiri tour itinerary planning website.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri in 2 hours. May in Akrotiri sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Boutari Winery
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Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Boutari Winery ©
Boutari Winery

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 6th (Wed), delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Heraklion trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Heraklion in 2 hours. In May in Heraklion, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos

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