15 days in Greek Isles, Capri & Dubrovnik Itinerary

15 days in Greek Isles, Capri & Dubrovnik Itinerary

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15 days in Greek Isles, Capri & Dubrovnik Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
1
Heraklion, Greece
— 4 nights
+3
bus + Fly + shuttle + ferry:  6​h 15​min
2
Capri, Italy
— 3 nights
+2
ferry + shuttle + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 5 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney, Australia

4
nights
Heraklion, Greece

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lychnostatis Open Air Museum (in Hersonissos), Lake Voulismeni (in Agios Nikolaos), Rethymnon (Historical and Folk Art Museum of Rethymnon & Rethymnon Old Town) and Spinalonga (Kalydon) (in Elounda). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, tour the pleasant surroundings at Arion Stables, do a tasting at Domaine Paterianakis Cretan Winery, and make a splash at Star Beach Water Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Heraklion vacation trip planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Heraklion International Nikos Kazantzakis Airport and Chania International Airport. June in Heraklion sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Capri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hersonissos, Rethymnon, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos, Lake Voulismeni
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Fortress Spinalonga ©
Fortress Spinalonga
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos

3
nights
Capri, Italy

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Capri is known for nature, sightseeing, parks, scenic drive, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro, get great views at Belvedere Cannone, stroll through I Faraglioni, and take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Grotto.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Capri tour planner.

You can do a combination of flight, train, and car ferry from Heraklion to Capri in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car ferry and car; or do a combination of bus ferry, bus, train, and car ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Heraklion to Capri due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Capri are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Anacapri
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Monte Solaro ©
Monte Solaro
I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Blue Grotto ©
Blue Grotto

5
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Spend the 2nd (Sun) wandering around Old Town. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum, get interesting insight from Seasafari Dubrovnik, get engrossed in the history at Rector's Palace, and see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik trip generator.

Do a combination of car ferry, train, and flight from Capri to Dubrovnik in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car ferry and car; or do a combination of car ferry and bus. When traveling from Capri in July, plan for slightly colder days in Dubrovnik, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors Tours Neighborhoods
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Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Kayaking & Canoeing
Dubrovnik Daily Sailing ©
Dubrovnik Daily Sailing

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