10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  2 h 45 min
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2 h
4
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 1 night
Ferry:  2 h
5
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Sao Paulo

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 15th (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Corfu Donkey Rescue and then kick back and relax at St. Spyridon First Beach. On the next day, expand your understanding of the military at Old Fortress Corfu, then don't miss a visit to Spianada Square, and then admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Corfu Town trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Corfu Town is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Corfu Town is 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

St. Spyridon First Beach, Corfu Donkey Rescue
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Donkey Rescue ©
Corfu Donkey Rescue

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, then explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and then wander the streets of Plaka.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Athens journey maker tool.

Getting from Corfu Town to Athens by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): do a tasting at Winery Stilianou, then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Heraklion road trip app.

Getting from Athens to Heraklion by combination of flight and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Heraklion are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

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

1
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 21st (Mon): learn about winemaking at Boutari Winery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Experience Horse Riding, then enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at Akrotiri.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Akrotiri itinerary website.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Boutari Winery
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Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach, then examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally take a stroll through Little Venice.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Mykonos Town trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Paradise Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

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