14 days in Sydney & Greece Itinerary

14 days in Sydney & Greece Itinerary

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Sydney, Australia
— 1 day
Fly
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Corfu Town, Greece
— 1 night
Fly
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly to Rhodes, Bus to Lindos
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Lindos, Greece
— 1 night
Bus to Rhodes, Fly to Heraklion
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Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Naxos, Greece
— 2 nights
Ferry to Mykonos, Fly to Sydney

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Sydney, Australia

— 1 day

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, then get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Queen Victoria Building.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In November in Sydney, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Sydney

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nightlife · Shopping

Corfu Town, Greece

— 1 night
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.
On the 2nd (Fri), explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, then see the interesting displays at Achilleion Museum, and then take in the exciting artwork at Tsami Ceramics. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Corfu Old Town, then see the interesting displays at Patounis Soap Factory, and then stroll through Canal D'Amour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Corfu Town tour itinerary website.

Fly from Sydney to Corfu Town in 25.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Corfu Town. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in November, with highs in Corfu Town at 22°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can fly to Athens.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Athens, Greece

— 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Ancient Agora of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka, and then get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Athens vacation planner.

Getting from Corfu Town to Athens by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Athens are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Lindos, Greece

— 1 night
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
On the 6th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Lindos Beach, kick back and relax at Agathi Beach, then look for gifts at Marias House, and finally do a tasting at Ebonas Winecellar. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Kallithea Springs, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsambika Beach, then contemplate the long history of The Church of the Panagia, and finally explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lindos trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Athens to Lindos in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Lindos

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Heraklion, Greece

— 2 nights
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 8th (Thu), kick back and relax at Stalis Beach, look for gifts at Maria Sanoudaki Ceramic - Art Studio, and then steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos. On the next day, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, examine the collection at Lychnostatis Open Air Museum, look for gifts at Luxurious Furs, then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and finally look for gifts at Inspira.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Heraklion day trip site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Heraklion takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Fira, Greece

— 2 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Ancient Thera, get a taste of the local shopping with Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop, then learn about winemaking at Santo Winery, and finally delve into the distant past at Akrotiri. On your second day here, stop by the White, Santorini, examine the collection at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, then take in the exciting artwork at Mnemossyne Gallery, then hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, and finally view the masterpieces at S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery.

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You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Fira are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Naxos, Greece

— 2 nights
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
On the 12th (Mon), kick back and relax at Agios Prokopios Beach, stop by Naxos Art - Techni Store, then delve into the distant past at Naos Tou Apollona - Portara, then contemplate the long history of Old Town, and finally look for gifts at Naxia Sweet Home. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Apodo and then view the masterpieces at Aelia Art Gallery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Naxos online trip itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Naxos in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Naxos are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naxos

Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.