29 days in Greece, Christchurch & Istanbul Itinerary

29 days in Greece, Christchurch & Istanbul Itinerary

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Christchurch, New Zealand
— 1 night
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 17 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Assos, Greece
— 3 nights
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Corfu Town, Greece
— 1 night

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Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch ©

Garden City

Recovering from the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 was no easy task, but Christchurch has faced the challenges with aplomb.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Christchurch Gondola.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Christchurch sightseeing planner.

Auckland to Christchurch is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Auckland in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Christchurch, with lows around 5°C. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Christchurch

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Transportation
Highlights from your plan
Christchurch Adventure Park ©
Christchurch Adventure Park
Christchurch Gondola ©
Christchurch Gondola
Victoria Park ©
Victoria Park

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dolmabahce Palace and Istanbul Archaeological Museum. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, stroll around Gulhane Park, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, and take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Istanbul trip itinerary site.

Getting from Christchurch to Istanbul by flight takes about 29 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Christchurch to Istanbul is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Christchurch in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Istanbul, with highs around 28°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Athens.

Things to do in Istanbul

Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Basilica Cistern ©
Basilica Cistern

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Hephaestus, don't miss a visit to Ancient Agora of Athens, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Philopappos Hill.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Istanbul to Athens in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Athens is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Istanbul in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Athens, with lows of 18°C. You will leave for Assos on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

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Assos, Greece

Assos ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Assos and Myrtillo. Go for a jaunt from Assos to Chaliotata to see Drogarati Cave about 48 minutes away.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Assos trip maker website.

Explore your travel options from Athens to Assos with the Route module. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 25th (Tue), you'll travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Assos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Myrtillo ©
Myrtillo
Assos ©
Assos
Myrtos Beach ©
Myrtos Beach

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Corfu Town, Greece

Corfu Town
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town trip itinerary maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Assos to Corfu Town. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 26th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Parks

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