7 days in Greece Itinerary

7 days in Greece Itinerary

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7 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Oia, Santorini
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Kuwait City

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 8th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, see the interesting displays at Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Athens travel route planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Athens is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuwait City to Athens. When traveling from Kuwait City in August, plan for much colder days in Athens, with highs around 39°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Oia.

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
Oia, Santorini

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then explore the activities along Amoudi Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Sunset in Oia, look for gifts at Koukla Art, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, then kick back and relax at Red Beach, and finally stop by Oneiro Jewelry.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Oia trip planning tool .

You can fly from Athens to Oia in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. When traveling from Athens in August, plan for little chillier days in Oia, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Fira, Akrotiri
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Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Heraklion day trip planner .

You can ride a ferry from Oia to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos

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