18 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

18 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Miami
Fly:  20 h 30 min
1
Lindos, Rhodes
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2 h
3
Fira, Santorini
— 6 nights
Ferry:  2 h 15 min
4
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 6 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Miami

2
nights
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Change things up with a short trip to Rodos Nature - Folklore Museum in Kolimbia (about 34 minutes away). Spend the 3rd (Sun) exploring ancient history at Village of Lindos. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos, stroll through Lindos Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Pavlos Beach, and stop by Kori Lindos.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lindos trip planner.

Miami, USA to Lindos is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Miami in October, with highs in Lindos at 76°F and lows at 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Tsambika Beach, Rodos Nature - Folklore Museum
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Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach

2
nights
Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, thentake in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and finally explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, ponder the design of Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain), thenlook for gifts at Nerium Oleander, and finally get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

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Getting from Lindos to Heraklion by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in October, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete

6
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Explore Fira's surroundings by going to Oia (Sunset in Oia, Mnemossyne Gallery, &more). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, kick back and relax at Red Beach, and stroll through Kamari Beach.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Fira online holiday planner.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Fira takes 2.5 hours. In October in Fira, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Oia, Kamari, Imerovigli, Akrotiri, Santo Winery
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Wine Tours & Tastings
Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Naxos Town (Old Town, Portara, &more). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Little Venice, kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church, and sample the tasty concoctions at Mykonos Brewing Company.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mykonos Town online holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Naxos Town, Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach, Mykonos Brewing Company, Platis Gialos Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

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