9 days in Greece Itinerary

9 days in Greece Itinerary

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9 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
2
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Fly + Subway:  2 h 45 min
4
Athens
— 3 nights
Subway + Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: London

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.
On the 7th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mykonos Town travel route planner.

London, UK to Mykonos Town is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from London in September, expect Mykonos Town to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Mykonos Brewing Company
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, then pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and finally don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Fira driving holiday app.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel
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Helicopter Tours
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

1
night
Heraklion, Crete

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 11th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Heraklion trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Blue Water Sailing Greece - Skippered sailing holidays has been added to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Athens vacation website.

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Heraklion to Athens in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. In September in Athens, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

1
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 15th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of New Fortress, delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, then make a trip to Spianada Square, and finally make a trip to The Liston.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Corfu Town holiday planner.

Getting from Athens to Corfu Town by combination of subway and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Corfu Town can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square
New Fortress ©
New Fortress

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