7 days in Greece Itinerary

7 days in Greece Itinerary

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7 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
2
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Fly + subway:  2​h 45​min
4
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Kuwait City

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with Tia handmade.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town journey planner .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Mykonos Town is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kuwait City in August, expect nights in Mykonos Town to be a bit cooler, around 27°C, while days are much colder, around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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.
On the 21st (Tue), tour the water at your own pace with Alex Private Boat Rental, stroll through Red Beach, and then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Akrotiri travel route planner .

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri takes 2 hours. August in Akrotiri sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Transportation Tours

Side Trip

Alex Private Boat Rental
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Alex Private Boat Rental ©
Alex Private Boat Rental

1
night
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 22nd (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, and then get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Heraklion road trip website .

Getting from Akrotiri to Heraklion by ferry takes about 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, see the interesting displays at Acropolis Museum, and contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary maker site .

Do a combination of flight and subway from Heraklion to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. When traveling from Heraklion in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Athens: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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

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