8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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8 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
1
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 15​min
2
Naxos
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h
3
Paros
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h
4
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Cairo

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 15th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Akrotiri journey planning website .

Cairo, Egypt to Akrotiri is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Cairo in August: highs in Akrotiri hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Akrotiri

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

KAMARA BEACH, Museum of Prehistoric Thera
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
KAMARA BEACH ©
KAMARA BEACH
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

1
night
Naxos

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Plaka Beach, then examine the collection at Eggares Olive Press Museum, then delve into the distant past at Portara, and finally contemplate the long history of Old Town.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, read Naxos road trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Naxos in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Paros.

Things to do in Naxos

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Plaka Beach ©
Plaka Beach
Eggares Olive Press Museum ©
Eggares Olive Press Museum
Old Town ©
Old Town

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night
Paros

Paros ©
Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Lefkes, then kick back and relax at Kalogeros Beach, and finally step off the mainland to explore Parikia Town.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Paros road trip planner .

You can ride a ferry from Naxos to Paros in an hour. In August in Paros, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Paros

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Beaches
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Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral ©
Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral
Lefkes ©
Lefkes
Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town

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nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Fokos Beach and Paraga Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Agios Stefanos Beach and Panormos Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and stroll through Ornos Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mykonos Town trip maker website .

Traveling by ferry from Paros to Mykonos Town takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Panormos Beach, Paraga Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Paradise Beach, Fokos Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paraga Beach ©
Paraga Beach
Agios Stefanos Beach ©
Agios Stefanos Beach

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Corfu Town, Corfu

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take a stroll through Corfu Old Town, then expand your understanding of the military at Old Fortress Corfu, and then see the interesting displays at Achilleion Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Corfu Town trip builder .

Fly from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Mykonos Town in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Corfu Town: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Museums

Side Trip

Achilleion Museum
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum

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