10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Cancun
Fly + Subway:  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
Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Cancun

2
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Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Hephaestus will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Acropolis Museum and Ancient Agora of Athens. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Plaka, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Athens visit planner.

Cancun, Mexico to Athens is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of bus, ferry, flight, and subway; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Cancun to Athens due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Athens when traveling from Cancun in June, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can 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): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint George, examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, then stroll through Paradise Beach, and finally stroll through Panormos Beach. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Elia Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church, and then stroll through Kapari Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town trip itinerary app.

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. 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 Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Kapari Beach, Panormos Beach, Elia Beach, Paradise 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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach, stroll through 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): get engrossed in the history at La Ponta and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kamari Beach.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Akrotiri trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Perissa Black Sand Beach, Kamari 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): take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then contemplate the long history of Venetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis, and finally contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Heraklion trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by ferry from Akrotiri to Heraklion takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 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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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos

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