30 days in Greece & Province of Crotone Itinerary

30 days in Greece & Province of Crotone Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Thessaloniki, Greece
— 3 nights
2
Rhodes Town, Greece
— 4 nights
3
Rethymnon, Greece
— 4 nights
4
Chania Town, Greece
— 4 nights
5
Athens, Greece
— 6 nights
6
Crotone, Italy
— 6 nights

3
nights
Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thessaloniki: Kalogria Beach (in Nikiti), Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) (in Vergina) and Cave of Alistrati (in Alistrati). There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, steep yourself in history at Arch of Galerius, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Agios Nikolaos Orphanos, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery).

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Thessaloniki road trip planning tool.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Thessaloniki is an approximately 17-hour flight. While traveling from Johannesburg, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Thessaloniki, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kalogria Beach, Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina), Cave of Alistrati
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios

4
nights
Rhodes Town, Greece

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ancient Kamiros (in Kalavarda), Lindos (Acropolis of Lindos, Village of Lindos, &more) and Valley of the Butterflies (in Petaloudes). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Faliraki Beach, make a trip to Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, and stroll through Tsambika Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rhodes Town holiday builder site.

Fly from Thessaloniki to Rhodes Town in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Thessaloniki in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Rhodes Town, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lindos, Ancient Kamiros, Tsambika Beach, Agathi Beach, Faliraki Beach
Highlights from your plan
Faliraki Beach ©
Faliraki Beach
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach

4
nights
Rethymnon, Greece

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rethymnon: Winery Stilianou (in Kounavi), The Palace of Knossos (in Knosos) and Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre (in Hersonissos). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Arkadi, relax in the rural setting at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rethymnon trip planner.

You can fly from Rhodes Town to Rethymnon in 4 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, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Rethymnon. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Chania Town.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Heraklion, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Winery Stilianou, St. Nicholas Church, The Palace of Knossos
Highlights from your plan
Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

4
nights
Chania Town, Greece

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Chania Town side-trips: Astrikas Estate Biolea (in Astrikas), Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) (in Akrotiri) and Elafonissi Beach (in Elafonissi). The adventure continues: take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor, enjoy the sand and surf at Balos Lagoon, explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, and see the interesting displays at Greek National Football Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Chania Town trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Rethymnon to Chania Town by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September in Chania Town, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Souda, Samaria Gorge National Park, Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), Balos Lagoon, Elafonissi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Greek National Football Museum ©
Greek National Football Museum
Elafonissi Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Old Venetian Harbor ©
Old Venetian Harbor

6
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Akrokorinthos (in Corinth), Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae) and Nafplio (Nauplion Promenade & Fortress Palamidi). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Athens using our trip planner.

You can fly from Chania Town to Athens in 4 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Crotone.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Nafplio, Akrokorinthos, Archaeological Site Mycenae
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

6
nights
Crotone, Italy

Crotone ©
Crotone is a city and comune in Calabria. Explore Crotone's surroundings by going to Santa Severina (Chiesa di Santa Filomena, Piazza Campo, &more), Cotronei (Chiesa di San Nicola Vescovo & Lago Ampollino) and Castello Aragonese di Le Castella (in Le Castella). And it doesn't end there: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, look for gifts at Il Vicolo delle Ceramiche, look and learn at Parco Astronomico Lilio, and stroll around Parco Avventura Principe.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Crotone itinerary maker website.

Explore your travel options from Athens to Crotone with the Route module. Traveling from Athens to Crotone, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Crotone

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Severina, Cotronei, Ciro Marina, Le Castella, Le Cannella
Highlights from your plan
Parco Avventura Principe ©
Parco Avventura Principe
Castello Aragonese di Le Castella ©
Castello Aragonese di Le Castella
Parco Astronomico Lilio ©
Parco Astronomico Lilio

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