9 days in Greece Itinerary

9 days in Greece Itinerary

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9 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  13​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
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, wander the streets of Little Venice, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mykonos Town day trip planning tool .

Ahmedabad, India to Mykonos Town is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from Ahmedabad in December, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Mykonos Town: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods Museums Outdoors

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Paradise Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): learn about winemaking at Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A., then ride a horse along Santo Horse Riding, then kick back and relax at Red Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Akrotiri trip itinerary planner.

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Parks Tours

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 4th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then look for gifts at Nerium Oleander, and finally contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Heraklion online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by ferry from Akrotiri to Heraklion takes 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Heraklion are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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4
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, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Athens trip planner.

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 December, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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