14 days in Athens, Santorini & Rhodes Itinerary

14 days in Athens, Santorini & Rhodes Itinerary

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1
Athens
— 2 nights
2
Fira
— 2 nights
3
Rhodes Town
— 4 nights
4
Monolithos
— 3 nights

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): wander the streets of Ermou Street, kick back and relax at Vouliagmeni Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Glyfada Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, stop by Amazing Chocolate, then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, and finally get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Athens online trip maker.

New York City, USA to Athens is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Glyfada Beach, Vouliagmeni Beach, Amazing Chocolate
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National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

2
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, then kick back and relax at Kamari Beach, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and finally kick back and relax at Red Beach. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Ernesto Workshop & Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, examine the collection at Monastery of Profitis Ilias, see the interesting displays at Cultural Village, then learn about winemaking at Venetsanos Winery, and finally stroll through Vlychada Beach.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Fira day trip planning site.

Fly from Athens to Fira in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Kamari Beach, Venetsanos Winery, Vlychada Beach, Monastery of Profitis Ilias
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 18:
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Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist

4
nights
Rhodes Town

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.
Shop till you drop at Kallithea Springs and Art Park Rhodes. Explore hidden gems such as Mandraki Harbour and Ancient Kamiros. Change things up with these side-trips from Rhodes Town: Eleousa (Campochiaro & Agios Nikolaos Fountoukli), Stegna Beach (in Archangelos) and The Church of the Panagia (in Lindos). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Street of the Knights, look and learn at Astronomy Cafe, step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Anthony Quinn Bay.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rhodes Town trip builder website.

Getting from Fira to Rhodes Town by combination of ferry and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In September in Rhodes Town, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Monolithos.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Faliraki, Eleousa, Filerimos, Kolimbia, Ancient Kamiros
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Mandraki Harbour ©
Mandraki Harbour
The Church of the Panagia ©
The Church of the Panagia
Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue ©
Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue

3
nights
Monolithos

Monolithos ©
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Glystra Beach and Fourni Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castle of Monolithos and Ladomylos. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Monolithos: Lardos (Folklore Museum of Lardos Village & Lardons Go-karts), Church of Saint Phanourios (in Gennadi) and Profiti Elias Monastery (in Salakos).

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Monolithos day trip site.

Traveling by car from Rhodes Town to Monolithos takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Monolithos can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Monolithos

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Apolakkia, Lardos, Siana, Kounaki Wines, Glystra Beach
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:
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Castle of Monolithos ©
Castle of Monolithos
Archanggelos Michail Thari Monastery ©
Archanggelos Michail Thari Monastery
Dormition of Theotokos Church ©
Dormition of Theotokos Church

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