17 days in Greece Itinerary

17 days in Greece Itinerary

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17 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
1
Lindos, Rhodes
— 2 nights
2
Naxos
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
4
Vasilikos, Zakynthos
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Barcelona

2
nights
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Village of Lindos and Archaeological Museum of Rhodes (Hospital of the Knights). Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Tsambika Beach and Lindos Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lindos: Elli Beach (in Rhodes Town) and Epta Piges (in Kolympia). The adventure continues: get into the urban bustle at Kalithea Springs.

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Barcelona, Spain to Lindos is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 29°C in Lindos. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Naxos.

Things to do in Lindos

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Rhodes Town, Kallithea Springs, Epta Piges, Tsambika Beach
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:
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Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Tsambika Beach ©
Tsambika Beach

2
nights
Naxos

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eggares Olive Press Museum and Portara. Your inner history buff will appreciate Temple of Demeter and Roman Catholic Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Alyko Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Prokopios Beach, take a peaceful walk through Alyko Dimou Naxou, and delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Naxos sightseeing planner .

Getting from Lindos to Naxos by combination of bus and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August in Naxos, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Naxos

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Plaka Beach ©
Plaka Beach
Alyko Dimou Naxou ©
Alyko Dimou Naxou
Eggares Olive Press Museum ©
Eggares Olive Press Museum

3
nights
Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Visit Eros Beach and Red Beach for some beach relaxation. Get in touch with nature at Perissa Black Sand Beach and Santorini Volcano. Venture out of the city with trips to Skaros Rock (in Imerovigli) and Gaia Winery (in Kamari). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, kick back and relax at Vlychada Beach, and examine the collection at Museum of Prehistoric Thera.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Akrotiri trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by ferry from Naxos to Akrotiri takes 1.5 hours. August in Akrotiri sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vasilikos.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Museum of Prehistoric Thira, Skaros Rock, Tomato Industrial Museum, Gaia Winery, Santorini Volcano
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 27:
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

2
nights
Vasilikos, Zakynthos

Vasilikos ©
Home to just a few hundred year-round residents, Vasilikos draws thousands of daily visitors with its beaches and restaurants during peak tourist season.
Relax by the water at Alykes Beach and Aghios Sostis Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Agios Dionisios Church and Banana Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Speed Boats Tours in Tsilivi (about 32 minutes away). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Kalamaki Beach, head off the coast to Marathonisi (Turtle Island), and stroll through Gerakas Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Vasilikos trip maker site .

Getting from Akrotiri to Vasilikos by combination of bus, flight, and taxi takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. While traveling from Akrotiri, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Vasilikos, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Vasilikos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Speed Boats Tours, Aghios Sostis Beach, Agios Dionisios Church, Alykes Beach, Kalamaki Beach
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 30:
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Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach
Aghios Sostis Beach ©
Aghios Sostis Beach
Speed Boats Tours

4
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
We've included these beaches for you: Fokos Beach and Paraga Beach. Bring the kids along to Agios Stefanos Beach and Panormos Beach. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, make a trip to Rarity Gallery, view the masterpieces at Minima Gallery, and kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Vasilikos to Mykonos Town takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. While traveling from Vasilikos, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos, Ornos Beach, Panormos Beach, Paraga Beach, Agios Stefanos Beach
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 3:
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Matoyianni Street ©
Matoyianni Street
Fokos Beach ©
Fokos Beach
Paraga Beach ©
Paraga Beach

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