10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
— 3 nights
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights


Fira, Santorini — 3 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, wineries, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, kick back and relax at Red Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Fira trip itinerary builder website.

Atlanta, USA to Fira is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Fira is 7 hours. In September, daytime highs in Fira are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches
Side Trips

Heraklion, Crete — 1 night

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.
On the 12th (Mon), steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Heraklion itinerary maker website.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Athens.
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip

Athens — 3 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, stop by Plaka, make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Athens holiday maker site.

You can fly from Heraklion to Athens in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Corfu Town.
Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Corfu Town, Corfu — 2 nights

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 16th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace, identify plant and animal life at Corfu Donkey Rescue, then step into the grandiose world of New Fortress, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Sweet 'N Spicy Bahar Shop and then explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Corfu Town trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Athens to Corfu Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. September in Corfu Town sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife
Side Trip

Greece travel guide

Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.