8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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8 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Athens
— Few hours
subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
3
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
4
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— Few hours
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
5
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Beirut

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Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 1st (Sun), explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Athens online visit planner .

Beirut, Lebanon to Athens is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Athens when traveling from Beirut in September, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites
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Ancient Agora of Athens ©
Ancient Agora of Athens

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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.
Step out of Mykonos Town with an excursion to Archaeological Site of Delos in Delos--about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Little Venice, enjoy the sand and surf at Elia Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ornos Beach, and don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town trip planner.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. Traveling from Athens in September, expect nights in Mykonos Town to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Elia Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Ornos Beach, Archaeological Site of Delos, Super Paradise Beach
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Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): kick back and relax at Red Beach, delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kamari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Fira travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Kamari Beach
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Mykonos Town
Plan trip to Mykonos Town with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. On the 6th (Fri), you're off toAthens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Tours Nightlife
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Athens

Athens ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take a stroll through Plaka, then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Mykonos Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Athens

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

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