8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 1 night
2
Naxos
— 1 night
3
Paros
— 1 night
4
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
5
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 1 night

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): delve into the distant past at Akrotiri.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Akrotiri travel route planning app.

Cairo, Egypt to Akrotiri is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Cairo in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Akrotiri: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Museum of Prehistoric Thira, Kamari Beach
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari 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.
On the 17th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Plaka Beach, then examine the collection at Eggares Olive Press Museum, then explore the ancient world of Naos tou Apollona - Portara, and finally take a stroll through Old Town.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Naxos attractions planner.

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Naxos in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Naxos are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough 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
Naos tou Apollona - Portara ©
Naos tou Apollona - Portara

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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.
On the 18th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Ekatondapiliani, steep yourself in history at Lefkes, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalogeros Beach, and finally step off the mainland to explore Parikia Town.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Paros online journey planner.

You can ride a ferry from Naxos to Paros in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Paros

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches
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Panagia Ekatondapiliani ©
Panagia Ekatondapiliani
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Platis Gialos Beach and Panormos Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Paradise Beach and Fokos Beach. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Ornos Beach, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and stroll through Paraga Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town trip builder tool.

Ride a ferry from Paros to Mykonos Town in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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night
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.
On the 22nd (Thu), wander the streets of Corfu Old Town, then explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, and then see the interesting displays at Achilleion Museum.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Corfu Town visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town takes 3 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) so you can 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
Corfu Old Town ©
Corfu Old Town

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