10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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10 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  4​h
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 1 night
Fly + subway:  2​h 45​min
2
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
ferry + taxi:  3​h 30​min
4
Chania Town, Crete
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  5​h
5
Tsilivi, Zakynthos
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Manchester

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 11th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Spiridon.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town driving holiday planning tool .

Manchester, UK to Corfu Town is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Corfu Town is 2 hours. Traveling from Manchester in July, you will find days in Corfu Town are warmer (38°C), and nights are a bit warmer (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Achilleion Museum
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Church of Saint Spiridon ©
Church of Saint Spiridon
Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take a stroll through Plaka, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kapnikarea.

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

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Corfu Town to Athens in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

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

2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): examine the collection at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, view the masterpieces at MATI Art Gallery, delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, then visit a coastal fixture at Akrotiri LightHouse, and finally do a tasting at Santo Winery. On your second day here, examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, explore the ancient world of Ancient Thera, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, and finally explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Fira trip builder app .

Fly from Athens to Fira in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. While traveling from Athens, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Fira, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Santo Winery, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Ancient Thera, Skaros Rock
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Museum of Prehistoric Thira ©
Museum of Prehistoric Thira
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery

2
nights
Chania Town, Crete

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): stroll through Falassarna Beach, enjoy the sea views from Chania Venetian Lighthouse, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kournas.

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Getting from Fira to Chania Town by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Tsilivi.

Things to do in Chania Town

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Falassarna Beach, Lake Kournas, St. Nicholas Church
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Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
St. Nicholas Church ©
St. Nicholas Church

2
nights
Tsilivi, Zakynthos

Tsilivi ©
A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
On the 19th (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Caves, then kick back and relax at Kalamaki Beach, and then examine the collection at Aristeon Ecological Olive Press. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Keri Caves, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Nicholas Church, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Gerakas Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tsilivi trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Chania Town to Tsilivi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, car, and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tsilivi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Blue Caves, Saint Nicholas Church, Kalamaki Beach, Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, Gerakas Beach
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Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach
Keri Caves ©
Keri Caves
Aristeon Ecological Olive Press ©
Aristeon Ecological Olive Press

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