18 days in Greece Itinerary

18 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fly
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Athens
— 5 nights
Fly
2
Heraklion
— 4 nights
Fly
3
Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Rhodes Town
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Lindos
— 1 night
Bus to Rhodes, Fly to Durban

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5
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Athens

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Monastiraki, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and visit Plaka.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read our Athens trip itinerary planning site.

Durban, South Africa to Athens is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Durban in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Athens: highs are around 38°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Acropolis Museum ©
Must see
Acropolis Museum
4.7
Plaka ©
Neighborhood
Plaka
4.4

4
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Heraklion: Lake Voulismeni (in Agios Nikolaos) and Fortress Spinalonga (in Elounda). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 12th (Wed) at Watercity Waterpark Themed Park. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, and get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Heraklion trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Heraklion takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. When traveling from Athens in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Heraklion: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Heraklion

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Thessaloniki

Mother of Israel

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, and then contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, then appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius, and finally scramble along the landscape with Baseline Canyoning.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Thessaloniki online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Heraklion to Thessaloniki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Heraklion in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Thessaloniki, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
Observation Deck
White Tower of Thessaloniki
4.4
Hagios Demetrios ©
Historic Site
Hagios Demetrios
4.7

3
nights
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 15th (Sat), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Faliraki Beach. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 17th (Mon) at Water Park. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Easyboat - Boat Rental, stroll through Anthony Quinn Bay, and don't miss a visit to Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rhodes Town vacation website.

You can fly from Thessaloniki to Rhodes Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Thessaloniki in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rhodes Town, with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lindos.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Water Park ©
Water Park
Water Park
4.2

1
night
Lindos

A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
On the 18th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Agathi Beach, then get your game on at Lardons Go-karts, and finally stroll through Lindos Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Village of Lindos.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lindos trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rhodes Town to Lindos in an hour. July in Lindos sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Lindos Beach ©
Beach
Lindos Beach
4.2
Agathi Beach ©
Beach
Agathi Beach
4.4

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