8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Chania Town, Crete
— 2 nights
2
Athens
— 2 nights
3
Naxos Town, Naxos
— 1 night
4
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 1 night

2
nights
Chania Town, Crete

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Falassarna Beach and Greek National Football Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Chania Town: Lake Kournas (in Kournas), Samaria Gorge National Park (in Sfakia) and St. Nicholas Church (in Georgioupolis). There's still lots to do: visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse, brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Crete, and stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Chania Town road trip planning site.

Boston, USA to Chania Town is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Boston to Chania Town due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in June, expect Chania Town to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Kournas, Samaria Gorge National Park, German War Cemetery, St. Nicholas Church, Falassarna Beach
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Greek National Football Museum ©
Greek National Football Museum
Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach
Samaria Gorge National Park ©
Samaria Gorge National Park

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nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, thenmake a trip to Erechtheion, thenpause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and then visit Plaka.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Athens online travel planner.

Fly from Chania Town to Athens in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Athens are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Naxos Town.

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

1
night
Naxos Town, Naxos

Naxos Town ©
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): kick back and relax at Agios Prokopios Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Plaka Beach, thenstop by Old Town, and finally explore the ancient world of Portara.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Naxos Town route planner.

You can fly from Athens to Naxos Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Plaka Beach, Agios Prokopios Beach
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Plaka Beach ©
Plaka Beach
Old Town ©
Old Town
Portara ©
Portara

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): wander the streets of Corfu Old Town, make a trip to The Liston, thensee the interesting displays at Casa Parlante, and finally delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Corfu Town tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Naxos Town to Corfu Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Corfu Old Town ©
Corfu Old Town
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
The Liston ©
The Liston

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