8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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1
Athens
— 1 night
2
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
3
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights

1
night
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 24th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Erechtheion and then steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, take a stroll through Plaka, and then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Athens is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Washington DC to Athens due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Washington DC in October since evenings lows in Athens dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fira.

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

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Perivolos and Red Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail and Ancient Thera. The adventure continues: enjoy the sea views from Akrotiri LightHouse, take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, and pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Fira trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Athens to Fira by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Santorini, Imerovigli, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Santo Winery
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Ancient Thera ©
Ancient Thera
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Perivolos ©
Perivolos

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Paralia Agios Georgios, thenstep into the grandiose world of New Fortress, and then visit Corfu Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu and then examine the collection at Achilleion Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Corfu Town trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Fira to Corfu Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Traveling from Fira in October, plan for little chillier nights in Corfu Town, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Paralia Agios Georgios, Achilleion Museum
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Paralia Agios Georgios ©
Paralia Agios Georgios
Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum
Corfu Old Town ©
Corfu Old Town

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