7 days in Greece Itinerary

7 days in Greece Itinerary

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace and then delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Patounis Soap Factory, explore the historical opulence of New Fortress, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery Panagia of Tenedos, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Corfu Town day trip planning website.

Nottingham, UK to Corfu Town is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nottingham to Corfu Town is 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Nottingham in September: high temperatures in Corfu Town hover around 32°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to fly to Athens.
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Athens — 2 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 4th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, then explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, and then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and then take a stroll through Plaka.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Athens journey maker website.

Getting from Corfu Town to Athens by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. In September, daytime highs in Athens are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can fly to Heraklion.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Heraklion trip planner.

You can fly from Athens to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In September in Heraklion, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.
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Fira, Santorini — 2 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, then stroll through Perissa Black Sand Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Perivolos. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Red Beach, contemplate the long history of Ancient Thera, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamari Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Fira sightseeing planning website.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2.5 hours. September in Fira sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
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Greece travel guide

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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.
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