8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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8 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  5​h
2
Plakias, Crete
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Hersonissos, Crete
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Naxos
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: London

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town attractions planner.

London, UK to Corfu Town is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Traveling from London in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Corfu Town: highs are around 38°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Plakias.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Theme Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Aqualand Corfu Water Park, Kaiser's Throne
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu

2
nights
Plakias, Crete

Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Plakias Beach, and then kick back and relax at Frangokastello Beach. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Damnoni Beach, then ponder the design of The Lion Fountain, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ammoudaki Beach.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Plakias trip maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Corfu Town to Plakias takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Plakias sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hersonissos.

Things to do in Plakias

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

The Lion Fountain, Frangokastello Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Damnoni Beach ©
Damnoni Beach
Frangokastello Beach ©
Frangokastello Beach

2
nights
Hersonissos, Crete

Hersonissos ©
Wholeheartedly dedicated to tourism, Hersonissos remains best known for its vibrant nightlife, its bars and clubs attracting partygoers from around the world.
On the 14th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Voulismeni, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and then contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos. On your second day here, meet the residents at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, examine the collection at Lychnostatis Open Air Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Stalis Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hersonissos trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Plakias to Hersonissos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Plakias in July, plan for little chillier days in Hersonissos, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Naxos.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Stalis Beach, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos, Lake Voulismeni
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Lychnostatis Open Air Museum ©
Lychnostatis Open Air Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Stalis Beach ©
Stalis Beach

2
nights
Naxos

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Prokopios Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Maragas Beach, and then take a stroll through Old Town. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Portara, enjoy the sand and surf at Kastraki Beach, and then stroll through Mikri Vigla Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Naxos travel itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Hersonissos to Naxos in 3.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. July in Naxos sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Naxos

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Kastraki Beach ©
Kastraki Beach
Mikri Vigla Beach ©
Mikri Vigla Beach
Maragas Beach ©
Maragas Beach

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