8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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8 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 1 night
Ferry:  2​h
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
Fly + Subway:  2​h 30​min
3
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Pune

1
night
Akrotiri, Santorini

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.
On the 15th (Tue), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, and then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Perissa Black Sand Beach, stop by Sand Lily Boutique, stop by Eponymo, then stop by Aquamarine Jewelry, and finally look for gifts at Koukla Art.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Akrotiri trip itinerary maker website .

Pune, India to Akrotiri is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Pune to Akrotiri is minus 3 hours. In January in Akrotiri, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Oia, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Koukla Art, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Sand Lily Boutique
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): stop by Mayonaisa Darling Handmade Jewellery, shop like a local with Tia handmade, examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapari Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town day trip planner .

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town in 2 hours. When traveling from Akrotiri in January, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town: temperatures range from 14°C by day to 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kapari Beach, Paradise Beach
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum
Kapari Beach ©
Kapari Beach

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Monastiraki and Plaka. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, look for gifts at Kerannymi Greek Traditional Products, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and take a stroll through Ermou Street.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and subway from Mykonos Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. January in Athens sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

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

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