8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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8 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Naxos
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
ferry + taxi:  3​h 30​min
3
Kissamos, Crete
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Rhodes Town, Rhodes
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Toronto

1
day
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 14th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Old Town, then explore the ancient world of Portara, then stop by Apodo, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Petalouda Art Gallery.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Naxos online sightseeing planner .

Toronto, Canada to Naxos is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Naxos is 7 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in April: high temperatures in Naxos hover around 23°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Naxos

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Petalouda Art Gallery ©
Petalouda Art Gallery
Old Town ©
Old Town
Portara ©
Portara

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of the city life by going to Skaros Rock and Amoudi Bay. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Prehistoric Thera, view the masterpieces at MATI Art Gallery, delve into the distant past at Ancient Thera, and shop like a local with Art Space.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Fira holiday planner .

Ride a ferry from Naxos to Fira in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Kissamos.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Santorini, Santo Winery, Amoudi Bay, Skaros Rock, Ancient Thera
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Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock
Museum of Prehistoric Thira ©
Museum of Prehistoric Thira

1
night
Kissamos, Crete

Kissamos ©
A quiet port town situated on Crete's western tip, Kissamos attracts mostly domestic tourists and possesses more of the quintessential Greek feel than livelier resorts strung along the island's coastline.
On the 18th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Falassarna Beach, then stop by Sklopa, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Komolithi.

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

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Fira to Kissamos in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. April in Kissamos sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Kissamos

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Falassarna Beach
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Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach
Komolithi ©
Komolithi
Sklopa ©
Sklopa

1
day
Rhodes Town, Rhodes

Rhodes Town ©
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
On the 19th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Street of the Knights, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Rhodes (Hospital of the Knights), contemplate the long history of Mandraki Harbour, then have some family-friendly fun at Throne of Helios, and finally make a trip to Kallithea Springs.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rhodes Town trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Kissamos to Rhodes Town by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Rhodes Town can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Kallithea Springs
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Street of the Knights ©
Street of the Knights
Mandraki Harbour ©
Mandraki Harbour
Kallithea Springs ©
Kallithea Springs

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Tsami Ceramics, then look for gifts at Sweet 'N Spicy Bahar Shop, then take a stroll through Corfu Old Town, and finally deepen your knowledge of military history at Old Fortress Corfu.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Corfu Town vacation builder site .

You can fly from Rhodes Town to Corfu Town in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Rhodes Town in April, plan for little chillier nights in Corfu Town, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Tsami Ceramics
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Corfu Old Town ©
Corfu Old Town
Tsami Ceramics ©
Tsami Ceramics
Sweet 'N Spicy Bahar Shop ©
Sweet 'N Spicy Bahar Shop

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