17 days in Greece Itinerary

17 days in Greece Itinerary

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Athens
— 3 nights
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Mykonos Town
— 3 nights
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Delos
— 1 night
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Rhodes Town
— 4 nights
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Hersonissos
— 2 nights
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Chania Town
— 3 nights

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Athens

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Temple of Hephaestus and Ancient Agora of Athens. Your inner history buff will appreciate Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Athena Nike. Step out of Athens with an excursion to Lake Vouliagmeni in Vouliagmeni--about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, stop by Plaka, and see some colorful creatures with Nautilus Dive Center.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Athens holiday planner.

Manchester, UK to Athens is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Manchester in August, expect Athens to be much hotter, temps between 39°C and 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Spas

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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Mykonos Town

Mykonos Town ©

Chora Mykonos

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Platis Gialos Beach and Paradise Beach. Get in touch with nature at Ornos Beach and Agios Sostis Beach. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Saint Anna, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mykonos Brewing Company, tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Stefanos Beach, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Beautyworld Mykonos Spa.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mykonos Town tour itinerary builder website.

Fly from Athens to Mykonos Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. When traveling from Athens in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Mykonos Town, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Delos.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Agios Sostis Beach ©
Agios Sostis Beach
Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach
Ornos Beach ©
Ornos Beach

1
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Delos

Delos ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the ancient world of House of Masks, explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Delos, and then explore the ancient world of House of Dionysus.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Delos journey planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Delos by journey takes about an hour. In August, daytime highs in Delos are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Delos

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Site of Delos ©
Archaeological Site of Delos
House of Masks ©
House of Masks

4
nights
Rhodes Town

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.
Visit Monastery Tsambika and Street of the Knights for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Tsambika Beach and Afandou Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rhodes Town: Lindos (Acropolis of Lindos, Lindos Beach, &more) and Tsambikos Watersports (in Kolimbia). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of Filerimos, get engrossed in the history at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, and contemplate the long history of Filerimos Monastery.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rhodes Town holiday builder site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Delos to Rhodes Town. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hersonissos.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tsambika Beach ©
Tsambika Beach
The Church of the Panagia ©
The Church of the Panagia
Church of Our Lady of Filerimos ©
Church of Our Lady of Filerimos

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Hersonissos

Hersonissos ©
Wholeheartedly dedicated to tourism, Hersonissos remains best known for its vibrant nightlife, its bars and clubs attracting partygoers from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and finally see HayTours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Stalis Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Georgios Monastery, indulge in some personalized pampering at Sisi Fish Spa Therapy, then explore the fascinating underground world of Milatos Cave, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Virgin Mary.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hersonissos driving holiday planner.

Fly from Rhodes Town to Hersonissos in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rhodes Town in August since evenings lows in Hersonissos dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Chania Town.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete
Stalis Beach ©
Stalis Beach
Agios Georgios Monastery ©
Agios Georgios Monastery

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Chania Town

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Visiting Kalathas Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Manousakis Winery and Souda Bay War Cemetery. Get out of town with these interesting Chania Town side-trips: Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) (in Akrotiri), Cretan Brewery S.A. (in Platanias) and Ancient Olive Tree (in Vouves). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at German War Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Eisodion tis Theotokou, see the interesting displays at Museum Of Typography, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Chania Town attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Hersonissos to Chania Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. August in Chania Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chania Town

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Manousakis Winery ©
Manousakis Winery
German War Cemetery ©
German War Cemetery
Wine Tours & Tastings

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