7 days in Greece Itinerary

7 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 1 night
2
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
3
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 1 night
4
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night

1
night
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, thenget engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. On the next day, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and then take a stroll through Plaka.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Athens trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Athens is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Heraklion.

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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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 (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Heraklion itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Athens to Heraklion in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. When traveling from Athens in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Heraklion: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
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The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos

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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 5th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Experience Horse Riding, learn about winemaking at Boutari Winery, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Akrotiri vacation maker.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Boutari Winery
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Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Boutari Winery ©
Boutari Winery

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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.
On the 6th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, stop by Little Venice, thendon't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Mykonos Town tour builder website.

Traveling by ferry from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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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