14 days in Santorini, Crete & Dodecanese Itinerary

14 days in Santorini, Crete & Dodecanese Itinerary

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Fira
— 4 nights
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Rethymnon
— 4 nights
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Kos Town, Kos
— 2 nights
4
Rhodes Town, Rhodes
— 2 nights

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Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Bring the kids along to Kamari Beach and Sunset in Oia. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Red Beach, stroll through Perissa Black Sand Beach, ride a horse along Experience Horse Riding, and hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Fira trip planner.

Montreal, Canada to Fira is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Montreal to Fira. In July, Fira is somewhat warmer than Montreal - with highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Imerovigli, Kamari, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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nights
Rethymnon

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Palace of Knossos and Heraklion Archaeological Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rethymnon: Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos (in Gournes), Reptisland (in Melidoni) and Matala beach (in Matala). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Rethymnon Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Arkadi, steep yourself in history at The Venetian Fortezza, and stop by Olive Wood Traditional Workshop.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rethymnon online holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Fira to Rethymnon takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Kos Town.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Heraklion Archaeological Museum, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Old Venetian Harbor, Reptisland, The Palace of Knossos
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Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town

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Kos Town, Kos

Kos Town ©
Situated on a tiny island big on history and culture, Kos Town sits in an area dotted with well-preserved ancient ruins.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): delve into the distant past at Roman Odeon of Kos, kick back and relax at Xerokambos (Exotic Beach), and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Stefanos Beach. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Asklepion Kos, then explore the historical opulence of Kos Town Castle, then make a trip to Hippocrates Tree, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Therma Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kos Town trip builder.

Fly from Rethymnon to Kos Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Kos Town can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Kos Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kefalos, Asklepion Kos, Therma Beach
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Therma Beach ©
Therma Beach
Asklepion Kos ©
Asklepion Kos
Kos Town Castle ©
Kos Town Castle

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nights
Rhodes Town, Rhodes

Rhodes Town ©
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
On the 3rd (Sat), stroll through Faliraki Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos, kick back and relax at Lindos Beach, and then get your game on at Throne of Helios.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Rhodes Town day trip planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Kos Town to Rhodes Town in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Rhodes Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lindos, Faliraki Beach
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Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos
Faliraki Beach ©
Faliraki Beach
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach

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