35 days in Greek Isles & Skopelos Itinerary

35 days in Greek Isles & Skopelos Itinerary

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35 days in Greek Isles & Skopelos Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Bus:  27​h
1
Lindos, Rhodes
— 6 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Shuttle:  6​h 15​min
2
Rethymnon, Crete
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Elounda, Crete
— 1 night
Drive + Ferry:  3​h
4
Oia, Santorini
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Ferry:  7​h 15​min
5
Skopelos
— 4 nights
+2
Ferry + Foot + Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
7
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 7 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Sydney

6
nights
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lindos: Ancient Kamiros (in Kalavarda), Epta Piges (in Kolympia) and Prasonisi Beach (in Kattavia). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Village of Lindos, explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos, get outside with Pefkos Beach, and step into the grandiose world of Castle of Monolithos.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lindos tour planning site .

Sydney, Australia to Lindos is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. When traveling from Sydney in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Lindos: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Lindos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Rhodes, Kolimbia, Prasonisi Beach, Agathi Beach, Agios Giorgios o Vardas
Highlights from your plan
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach

5
nights
Rethymnon, Crete

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.
Explore Rethymnon's surroundings by going to Souda Bay War Cemetery (in Souda), Chania Town (Museum-Residence of Eleftherios Venizelos, Old Venetian Harbor, & more) and St. Nicholas Church (in Georgioupolis). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Rethymnon Old Town, get engrossed in the history at Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno, experience rural life at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete, and steep yourself in history at The Venetian Fortezza.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rethymnon online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Rethymnon takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Elounda.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chania Town, Lake Kournas, Falassarna Beach, Souda Bay War Cemetery, St. Nicholas Church
Highlights from your plan
Old Venetian Harbor ©
Old Venetian Harbor
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town

1
night
Elounda, Crete

Elounda ©
Long a sleepy fishing settlement on Crete's northern coastline, Elounda today serves as a major travel destination, drawing vacationers with a blend of unspoiled natural scenery and luxury resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): stroll through Plaka Beach, step off the mainland to explore Fortress Spinalonga, and then look for gifts at Trilogy Bookshop.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Elounda planner .

You can drive from Rethymnon to Elounda in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Rethymnon in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Elounda, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Elounda

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Spinalonga ©
Fortress Spinalonga
Trilogy Bookshop ©
Trilogy Bookshop

3
nights
Oia, Santorini

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Get out of town with these interesting Oia side-trips: Akrotiri (Akrotiri & Red Beach). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia, step into the grandiose world of Byzantine Castle Ruins, take in the exciting artwork at Mnemossyne Gallery, and explore the fascinating underground world of Zoodochos Pigi Cave.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Oia day trip website .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Elounda to Oia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In December in Oia, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Skopelos.

Things to do in Oia

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Zoodochos Pigi Cave
Highlights from your plan
Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

4
nights
Skopelos

Skopelos ©
Known as one of the Aegean's greenest islands, Skopelos features a long coastline of fine beaches and an interior covered with verdant pine forests, olive groves, and plum orchards.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Skopelos: Koukounaries Beach (in Koukounaries), Skiathos (Lalaria Beach & monastero di Panagia Evangelistria) and Troulos Beach (in Troulos). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Monastery of Agia Varvara, look for gifts at Mediterraneo Deli Skopelos, enjoy the sand and surf at Hovolo Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Milia Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Skopelos trip itinerary planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Oia to Skopelos in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Oia in December, plan for little chillier days in Skopelos, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Skopelos

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Skiathos
Highlights from your plan
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Lalaria Beach ©
Lalaria Beach
Koukounaries Beach ©
Koukounaries Beach

4
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Corfu Town: Canal D'Amour (in Sidari) and Paleokastritsa Beach (in Paleokastritsa). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, take a stroll through Corfu Old Town, admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, and step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Skopelos to Corfu Town in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Skopelos in December, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Corfu Town: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa Beach, Canal D'Amour, Achilleion Museum, Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Highlights from your plan
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

7
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Mykonos Town ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mykonos Town: Archaeological Site of Delos (in Delos) and Naxos Town (Portara & Old Town). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Little Venice, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, and enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mykonos Town online holiday maker .

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Corfu Town in December since evenings lows in Mykonos Town dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Naxos Town, Paradise Beach, Monastery of Panayia Tourliani, Elia Beach, Archaeological Site of Delos
Highlights from your plan
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

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