8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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8 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Belgrade
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Mykonos Town
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h
2
Akrotiri
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
3
Heraklion
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
4
Lindos
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  6​h
5
Athens
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Belgrade

3
nights
Mykonos Town

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.
Take a break from Mykonos Town with a short trip to Portara in Naxos Town, about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach, don't miss a visit to Matoyianni Street, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elia Beach, and see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mykonos Town vacation planner .

Belgrade, Serbia to Mykonos Town is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Belgrade in October, expect Mykonos Town to be somewhat warmer, temps between 25°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Portara, Panormos Beach, Elia Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Ornos Beach
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

1
night
Akrotiri

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.
To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Akrotiri online day trip planner .

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

1
night
Heraklion

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.
On the 8th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and then steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Heraklion trip planning website .

Getting from Akrotiri to Heraklion by ferry takes about 2 hours. In October in Heraklion, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Heraklion

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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1
day
Lindos

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
On the 9th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Pavlos Beach (Saint Paul), delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lindos Beach.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Heraklion to Lindos takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Lindos

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos
Agios Pavlos Beach (Saint Paul) ©
Agios Pavlos Beach (Saint Paul)

1
night
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 10th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, then examine the collection at Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens travel route builder .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Athens in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Lindos in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Athens, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

#Historic Sites, #Museums
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Temple of Olympian Zeus ©
Temple of Olympian Zeus

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