21 days in Mykonos, Crete & Rhodes Itinerary

21 days in Mykonos, Crete & Rhodes Itinerary

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Mykonos Town
— 5 nights
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Hersonissos
— 4 nights
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Rethymnon
— 4 nights
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Rhodes Town
— 7 nights

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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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Ornos Beach and GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort. Do some cultural sightseeing at Paraportiani Church and Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm. There's still lots to do: stroll through Elia Beach, kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, and don't miss a visit to Matoyianni Street.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Mykonos Town is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Mykonos Town due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in August: highs in Mykonos Town hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Hersonissos.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Agios Sostis Beach ©
Agios Sostis Beach
GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort ©
GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort
Paralia Kalafati ©
Paralia Kalafati

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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.
Visiting Stalis Beach and Aris Water Sports will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to The Natural History Museum of Crete and Analipsi Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hersonissos: Heraklion (Church of Agios Mathaios Sinaites, Church and the Museum of St. Aikaterini, &more). There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, get engrossed in the history at Folklore Museum of Gouves, trot along with a tour on horseback, and examine the collection at Piskopiano Museum of Rural Life.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hersonissos driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Hersonissos in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Hersonissos can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Stalis Beach ©
Stalis Beach
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

4
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Baja Beach Club and Archelon Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Souda Bay War Cemetery and Four Martyrs Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rethymnon: Museum Of Typography (in Souda) and Chania Town ( MINOAN'S WORLD & Venizelos Graves). And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, identify plant and animal life at Biotopoi Nature Park, see the interesting displays at Chromonastiri Military Museum, and stop by Rethymnon Old Town.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rethymnon vacation app.

Drive from Hersonissos to Rethymnon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August in Rethymnon, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town
Souda Bay War Cemetery ©
Souda Bay War Cemetery
 MINOAN'S WORLD ©
MINOAN'S WORLD

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Anthony Quinn Bay and Rhodes Adventures. Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue and Rodos Nature - Folklore Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Rhodes Town side-trips: Ancient Kamiros (in Kalavarda), Agios Nikolaos Fountoukli (in Eleousa) and Monastery Tsambika (in Kolimbia). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Bee Museum, step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, steep yourself in history at Street of the Knights, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Church of the Panagia.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rhodes Town day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Rethymnon to Rhodes Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Rhodes Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Church of the Panagia ©
The Church of the Panagia
Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue ©
Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue

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