22 days in Rhodes, Crete & Mykonos Itinerary

22 days in Rhodes, Crete & Mykonos Itinerary

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Rhodes Town
— 6 nights
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Chania Town
— 4 nights
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Rethymnon
— 3 nights
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Hersonissos
— 3 nights
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Mykonos Town
— 5 nights

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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.
Get outdoors at Anthony Quinn Bay and Pefkos Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue and Bee Museum. Explore Rhodes Town's surroundings by going to Kolimbia (Tsambikos Watersports & Monastery Tsambika), Agathi Beach (in Haraki) and Stegna Beach (in Archangelos). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos, enjoy the sand and surf at Oasis Beach, stroll through Ladiko Beach, and steep yourself in history at Filerimos Monastery.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rhodes Town road trip planning website.

Manchester, UK to Rhodes Town is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. When traveling from Manchester in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Rhodes Town: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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Bee Museum ©
Bee Museum
Agathi Beach ©
Agathi Beach
Stegna Beach ©
Stegna Beach

4
nights
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.
Lighthouse and German War Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera and Greek National Football Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chania Town: Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) (in Akrotiri) and Agia Irini Gorge (in Sougia). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Agii Apostoli Beach, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Park & Gardens Of Crete, glide peacefully along the water with SUP in Crete, and get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Chania.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Chania Town tour itinerary app.

You can fly from Rhodes Town to Chania Town in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Rhodes Town in August, Chania Town is a bit cooler at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Souda Bay War Cemetery ©
Souda Bay War Cemetery
Agii Apostoli Beach ©
Agii Apostoli Beach
Manousakis Winery ©
Manousakis Winery

3
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Rethymnon Old Town and St. Nicholas Church. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Karavostasi Beach and Ammoudaki Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Plakias (Damnoni Beach & Kourtaliotiko Gorge) and Reptisland (in Melidoni). The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rethymnon trip app.

Getting from Chania Town to Rethymnon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Hersonissos.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town
Reptisland ©
Reptisland
Damnoni Beach ©
Damnoni Beach

3
nights
Hersonissos

Hersonissos ©
Wholeheartedly dedicated to tourism, Hersonissos remains best known for its vibrant nightlife, its bars and clubs attracting partygoers from around the world.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fortress Spinalonga and Historical Museum of Crete. Take a break from the city and head to Stalis Beach and Lake Voulismeni. Change things up with these side-trips from Hersonissos: Heraklion (The Natural History Museum of Crete & Heraklion Archaeological Museum). The adventure continues: do some rugged touring at Buggy Safari Motoxperience and see the interesting displays at Lychnostatis Open Air Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hersonissos tour itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Rethymnon to Hersonissos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Buggy Safari Motoxperience ©
Buggy Safari Motoxperience
Stalis Beach ©
Stalis Beach
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Elia Beach and Paralia Kalafati. Visit Paradise Beach and Paraga Beach for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church, see some colorful creatures with GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort, don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, and stroll through Kalo Livadi Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Hersonissos to Mykonos Town takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort ©
GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort
Agios Sostis Beach ©
Agios Sostis Beach

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