10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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10 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Cancun
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Athens
— 2 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h
3
Akrotiri
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h
4
Heraklion
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Cancun

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get some cultural insight at Acropolis Museum and Acropolis of Athens. Appreciate the collections at National Archaeological Museum and Benaki Museum. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Plaka, explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and examine the collection at Museum of Greek Popular Musical Instruments.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens online day trip planner .

Cancun, Mexico to Athens is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Cancun in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 24°C in Athens. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

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

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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 21st (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint George, then see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, then stroll through Paradise Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Elia Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church, and then stroll through Kapari Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Athens to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. Traveling from Athens in June, you will find days in Mykonos Town are little chillier (31°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Elia Beach, Panormos Beach, Kapari Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach

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Akrotiri

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 23rd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Perissa Black Sand Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and finally explore the historical opulence of Venetian Castle of Santorini. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): examine the collection at La Ponta, stroll through KAMARA BEACH, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

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Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri takes 2 hours. June in Akrotiri sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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Heraklion

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then contemplate the long history of Venetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis, and finally delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos.

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You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Heraklion in 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Heraklion when traveling from Akrotiri in June, with lows around 22°C. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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