9 days in Greece Itinerary

9 days in Greece Itinerary

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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
Bus + Fly:  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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, then take a stroll through Little Venice, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town online road trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Mykonos Town is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 3.5 hours. While traveling from New Delhi, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 12°C. 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 Beaches

Side Trip

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

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 Winery, then explore by horseback at Experience Horse Riding, then kick back and relax at Red Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Akrotiri trip itinerary app.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Akrotiri are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Boutari Winery
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Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience 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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then stop by Nerium Oleander, and finally explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Heraklion road trip tool.

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Heraklion in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 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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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, take a stroll through Monastiraki, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, and explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Athens tour itinerary builder website.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Heraklion to Athens in 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

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

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