10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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Athens
— 2 nights
2
Poros
— 1 night
3
Hydra
— 2 nights
4
Lindos, Rhodes
— 3 nights
5
Thessaloniki
— 1 night

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Temple of Olympian Zeus and Ancient Agora of Athens for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: stop by Plaka, get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Glyfada Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Athens route planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Athens is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bucharest in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Poros.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
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Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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night
Poros

Poros ©
Poros is a small Greek island-pair in the southern part of the Saronic Gulf, about 58km south from Piraeus and separated from the Peloponnese by a 200m wide sea channel, with the town of Galatas on the mainland across the strait. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): get outside with Russian Bay, take in the exciting artwork at Citronne Gallery, stroll through Poros Beach, then steep yourself in history at Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Love Bay.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Poros trip planner.

Getting from Athens to Poros by journey takes about 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Poros can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Hydra.

Things to do in Poros

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums
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Love Bay ©
Love Bay
Citronne Gallery ©
Citronne Gallery
Russian Bay ©
Russian Bay

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Hydra

Hydra ©
Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): kick back and relax at Agios Nikolaos Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Saint Nicholas Beach, and then stroll through Bisti Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Komiseos Theotokou Monastery, then admire the masterpieces at Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra, and then appreciate the history behind Andrea Miaoulis Monument.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hydra road trip planning app.

Traveling by ferry from Poros to Hydra takes an hour. In August, daytime highs in Hydra are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Hydra

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra ©
Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra
Andrea Miaoulis Monument ©
Andrea Miaoulis Monument

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Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Lindos Beach and Agathi Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Village of Lindos and Ancient Kamiros. Take a break from Lindos with a short trip to Tsambikos Watersports in Kolimbia, about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsambika Beach, and kick back and relax at Agios Pavlos Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lindos road trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hydra to Lindos. While traveling from Hydra, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Lindos, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Ancient Kamiros, Tsambikos Watersports, Agathi Beach, Tsambika Beach
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Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Ancient Kamiros ©
Ancient Kamiros

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Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
On the 31st (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, then enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hagios Demetrios, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Thessaloniki tour planning website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Thessaloniki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Lindos in August since evenings lows in Thessaloniki dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums · Historic Sites
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Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios
Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki ©
Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki

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