14 days in Athens, Santorini & Rhodes Itinerary

14 days in Athens, Santorini & Rhodes Itinerary

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Route & dates

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, thenexplore 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 °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vouliagmeni Beach, Glyfada 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, thenkick back and relax at Kamari Beach, thendelve 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, thenlearn 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 ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Fira can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Vlychada Beach, Monastery of Profitis Ilias, Venetsanos Winery, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
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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 Monastery Tsambika. Change things up with these side-trips from Rhodes Town: Ancient Kamiros (in Kalavarda), Eleousa (Campochiaro & Agios Nikolaos Fountoukli) and Stegna Beach (in Archangelos). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church of the Panagia, examine the collection at Kahal Shalom Synagogue, and enjoy the sand and surf 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 flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In September in Rhodes Town, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °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 Parks

Side Trips

Kolimbia, Filerimos, Faliraki, Eleousa, 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 Archanggelos Michail Thari Monastery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Monolithos: Lardos (Folklore Museum of Lardos Village & Lardons Go-karts), Profiti Elias Monastery (in Salakos) and Church of Saint Phanourios (in Gennadi).

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 °F, while at night they dip to °F. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Monolithos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Apolakkia, Siana, Lardos, Marias House, Profiti Elias Monastery
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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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