16 days in Greece, Croatia & Geneva Itinerary

16 days in Greece, Croatia & Geneva Itinerary

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16 days in Greece, Croatia & Geneva Itinerary

Start: Alicante, Spain
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Split, Croatia
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
4
Athens, Greece
— 1 day
+2
Fly + Taxi + Ferry:  4​h 15​min
5
Ios, Greece
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Naxos Town, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly + Subway:  2​h 30​min
End: Athens, Greece

1
night
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva trip itinerary planner .

Alicante, Spain to Geneva is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Alicante in July; daily highs in Geneva reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. You will leave for Split on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Geneva

Nightlife Museums Parks

6
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Ultra Europe has been added to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Trogir (The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower & Speed Boats Tours) and Spanjola (in Hvar). There's lots more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, delve into the distant past at Grgur Ninski Statue, contemplate the long history of Kliška tvrđava, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Split online sightseeing planner .

Fly from Geneva to Split in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Geneva in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Split: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Trogir, Gaspina mlinica, Spanjola
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Zipline
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip planner .

Getting from Split to Dubrovnik by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In July in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Adventure Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island

1
day
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum and then visit Plaka.

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You can fly from Dubrovnik to Athens in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. In July, Athens is a bit warmer than Dubrovnik - with highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ios.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Ios, Greece

Ios ©
Halfway between Naxos and Santorini lies tiny Ios, famous worldwide as one of the Aegean's liveliest nightlife hubs.
Change things up with a short trip to The Zoodohos Pigi monastery in Sikinos (about 58 minutes away). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Manganari Beach, stroll through Kolitsani Beach, don't miss a visit to La Tomba di Omero, and examine the collection at Chora Museum, Ios.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ios trip planner .

Getting from Athens to Ios by combination of flight and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Athens in July: highs in Ios hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Ios

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

The Zoodohos Pigi monastery
Highlights from your plan
Manganari Beach ©
Manganari Beach
Kolitsani Beach ©
Kolitsani Beach
Mylopotas Beach ©
Mylopotas Beach

3
nights
Naxos Town, Greece

Naxos Town ©
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
On the 19th (Sun), wander the streets of Old Town, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and then kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach. On the next day, take a stroll through Kastro, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Prokopios Beach.

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Drive from Ios to Naxos Town in 3 hours. In July in Naxos Town, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Platis Gialos Beach, The Windmills (Kato Milli), Agios Prokopios Beach
Highlights from your plan
Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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