8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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8 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Naxos Town
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1​h 45​min
3
Fira
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Montreal, Quebec

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day
Naxos Town

Naxos Town ©
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
On the 8th (Wed), view the masterpieces at Fish & Olive, then wander the streets of Kastro, and then explore the ancient world of Portara.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Naxos Town trip planner.

Montreal, Canada to Naxos Town is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Montreal in July; daily highs in Naxos Town reach 34°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Fish & Olive
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Portara ©
Portara
Kastro ©
Kastro
Fish & Olive ©
Fish & Olive

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nights
Mykonos Town

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 9th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach, look for gifts at Antica Murrina, and then wander the streets of Little Venice. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Armenistis Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Elia Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Sostis Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Paradise Beach.

Plan my day in Mykonos Town using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Naxos Town to Mykonos Town in 1.5 hours. July in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach, Elia Beach, Antica Murrina, Armenistis Lighthouse
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and then kick back and relax at Kamari Beach. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach, then ride a horse along Santo Horse Riding, then kick back and relax at Caldera Beach, and finally stop by the White, Santorini.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira attractions tool .

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Kamari Beach, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

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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 13th (Mon): wander the streets of Plaka, explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, and then contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, and then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Fira to Athens takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

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

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