8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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8 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Isafjordur
Fly + Drive:  27 h
1
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
2
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Fly + Subway:  2 h 45 min
3
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly:  28 h
End: Isafjordur

2
nights
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Experience Horse Riding, explore the historical opulence of Venetian Castle of Santorini, and then stroll through Kamari Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Akrotiri online driving holiday planner.

Isafjordur, Iceland to Akrotiri is an approximately 27- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Isafjordur to Akrotiri is 2 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Isafjordur in June; daily highs in Akrotiri reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kamari, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari 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.
Plan a trip to Heraklion easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from Akrotiri to Heraklion by ferry takes about 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Heraklion are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete
Church of Saint Titus ©
Church of Saint Titus

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, explore the ancient world of Erechtheion, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, then take a stroll through Plaka, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Agia Dinami.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Athens online travel route builder.

Do a combination of flight and subway from Heraklion to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. June in Athens sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

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

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