8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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8 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
3
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Fly + subway:  2​h 45​min
5
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Kuwait City

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.
For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Corfu Town trip itinerary maker .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Corfu Town is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuwait City to Corfu Town is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuwait City in November; daily highs in Corfu Town reach 22°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Monastery of Myrtiotisa
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

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 10th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, then take a stroll through Little Venice, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Corfu Town in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Mykonos Town, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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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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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 11th (Mon): do a tasting at Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A., explore by horseback at Santo Horse Riding, then kick back and relax at Red Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at Akrotiri.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Akrotiri trip maker .

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri in 2 hours. In November in Akrotiri, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A.
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Santo Horse Riding ©
Santo Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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.
On the 12th (Tue), explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Heraklion trip planner.

Getting from Akrotiri to Heraklion by ferry takes about 2 hours. In November in Heraklion, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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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, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, and wander the streets of Plaka.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens travel route planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Heraklion to Athens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Athens are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow 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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