7 days in Greece Itinerary

7 days in Greece Itinerary

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1
Athens
— 2 nights
2
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
3
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 1 night
4
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Domahar Rock Bar, Wine O'Clock, Mount Lycabettus, and other attractions you added. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Monastiraki, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Athens attractions planner.

New York City, USA to Athens is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Athens. Traveling from New York City in May, expect Athens to be somewhat warmer, temps between 77°F and 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Museums
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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 27th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Heraklion tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Heraklion takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos
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The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos

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night
Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Boutari Winery, enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, and then explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Akrotiri trip itinerary planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri in 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Wineries · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Boutari Winery
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Boutari Winery ©
Boutari Winery
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): visit Little Venice and then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town trip itinerary maker app.

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in May, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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