7 days in Greece Itinerary

7 days in Greece Itinerary

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7 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly + Drive:  20 h 15 min
1
Tsagkarada
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  7 h
2
Rhodes Town, Rhodes
— 1 day
Fly + Shuttle:  3 h 45 min
3
Rethymnon, Crete
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  4 h
4
Athens
— 2 nights
Subway + Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Indianapolis

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hours
Tsagkarada

Tsagkarada
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agia Marina Church and then stroll through Mylopotamos Beach.

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Indianapolis, USA to Tsagkarada is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Indianapolis in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Tsagkarada, with lows of 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Tsagkarada

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Agia Marina Church

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day
Rhodes Town, Rhodes

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Street of the Knights, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Rhodes (Hospital of the Knights), make a trip to Mandraki Harbour, then get your game on at Throne of Helios, and finally make a trip to Kallithea Springs.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rhodes Town vacation planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tsagkarada to Rhodes Town. In July, daily temperatures in Rhodes Town can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Kallithea Springs
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Street of the Knights ©
Street of the Knights
Mandraki Harbour ©
Mandraki Harbour
Kallithea Springs ©
Kallithea Springs

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): stroll through Episkopi Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church, then steep yourself in history at The Venetian Fortezza, and finally take a stroll through Rethymnon Old Town. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Damnoni Beach and then kick back and relax at Plakias Beach.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rethymnon tour itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Rhodes Town to Rethymnon takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In July, daily temperatures in Rethymnon can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Plakias, Episkopi Beach, St. Nicholas Church
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St. Nicholas Church ©
St. Nicholas Church
Damnoni Beach ©
Damnoni Beach
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town

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nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take a stroll through Plaka, then explore the ancient world of Erechtheion, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus and then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens tour site .

Getting from Rethymnon to Athens by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of ferry and flight. In July in Athens, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Erechtheion ©
Erechtheion

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