15 days in Dodecanese Itinerary

15 days in Dodecanese Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Washington DC
Bus + Fly:  16 h 45 min
Kos Town, Kos
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
Rhodes Town, Rhodes
— 8 nights
Fly + Bus:  18 h
End: Washington DC

Kos Town, Kos

Kos Town ©
Situated on a tiny island big on history and culture, Kos Town sits in an area dotted with well-preserved ancient ruins.
Explore Kos Town's surroundings by going to Kardamena Beach (in Kardamena) and Kefalos (Agios Stefanos Beach, Kavo Paradiso Beach, &more). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Asklepion Kos, step into the grandiose world of Kos Town Castle, make a trip to Hippocrates Tree, and enjoy the sand and surf at Therma Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kos Town road trip planning app.

Washington DC, USA to Kos Town is an approximately 17- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of subway and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. May in Kos Town sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Kos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Kefalos, Paleo Pili, Therma Beach, Asklepion Kos, Mastihari Beach
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Therma Beach ©
Therma Beach
Asklepion Kos ©
Asklepion Kos
Kos Town Castle ©
Kos Town Castle

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rhodes Town: Church of Michael the Archangel (in Archangelos), Lindos (Village of Lindos, Lindos Beach, &more) and Valley of the Butterflies (in Petaloudes). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, test your problem-solving skills at The Cage, get to know the fascinating history of Medieval City, and make a splash at Water Park.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rhodes Town trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kos Town to Rhodes Town takes 4 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Lindos, Faliraki, Rhodes, Kolimbia, Ancient Kamiros
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Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Medieval City ©
Medieval City