9 days in Greece Itinerary

9 days in Greece Itinerary

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9 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  3​h 30​min
2
Hersonissos, Crete
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
3
Fira, Santorini
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 15​min
4
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Hyderabad

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get a sense of the local culture at Acropolis of Athens and Plaka. Head to Ermou Street and Ioannidou Art Galleryfor some retail therapy. When in Athens, make a side trip to see Acrocorinth in Corinth, approximately 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Glyfada Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou', and shop like a local with Technohoros Art Gallery.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens trip itinerary planning website .

Hyderabad, India to Athens is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Hyderabad to Athens is minus 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hersonissos.

Things to do in Athens

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Acrocorinth, Glyfada Beach
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, then get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and then contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos. Here are some ideas for day two: observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, then see the interesting displays at Lychnostatis Open Air Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Stalis Beach, and finally stop by Olivia Shop.

Before you visit Hersonissos, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Athens to Hersonissos in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Athens in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Hersonissos, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Stalis Beach, The Palace of Knossos, Olivia Shop
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Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

1
night
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 3rd (Thu), explore by horseback at Santo Horse Riding, delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, then enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, and finally view the masterpieces at S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Fira trip planner.

Getting from Hersonissos to Fira by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Hersonissos in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Fira. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Akrotiri, S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery
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Santo Horse Riding ©
Santo Horse Riding
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

2
nights
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.
On the 4th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Platis Gialos Beach, kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, and then take a stroll through Little Venice.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Fira to Mykonos Town by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. October in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 20°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Platis Gialos Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach

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