30 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

30 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Paphos
Fly + Shuttle:  6 h 15 min
1
Heraklion, Crete
— 6 nights
Shuttle:  1 h
2
Rethymnon, Crete
— 5 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  3 h
3
Fira, Santorini
— 7 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
4
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 6 nights
Fly + Bus:  7 h 15 min
5
Lindos, Rhodes
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  12 h
End: Paphos

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Matala beach (in Matala), Stalis Beach (in Stalis) and Milatos Cave (in Milatos). Spend the 2nd (Wed) exploring the striking scenery along Lassithi Plateau. categoryPhrases.sentence.Plan_for_a_day_of_cool_family_friendly_fun_on_the_day_at Watercity Waterpark Themed Park. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Fortress Spinalonga, take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, and explore the activities along Lake Voulismeni.

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Paphos, Cyprus to Heraklion is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. Traveling from Paphos in October, you will find days in Heraklion are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to take a shuttle to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Hersonissos, Idols Art, Lake Voulismeni, The Palace of Knossos, Lassithi Plateau
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Fortress Spinalonga ©
Fortress Spinalonga
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

5
nights
Rethymnon, Crete

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rethymnon: Lake Kournas (in Kournas), Aqua Creta Limnoupolis (in Varipetro) and Elafonissi Beach (in Elafonissi). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Rethymnon Old Town, steep yourself in history at The Venetian Fortezza, tour the pleasant surroundings at Balos Lagoon, and head outdoors with Piges Argiroupolis.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rethymnon online vacation planner.

Take a shuttle from Heraklion to Rethymnon in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Rethymnon can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Souda, Lake Kournas, Old Venetian Harbor, Balos Lagoon, Aqua Creta Limnoupolis
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Elafonissi Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town
Balos Lagoon ©
Balos Lagoon

7
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Take a break from Fira with a short trip to Perivolos in Perivolos, about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, enjoy the sand and surf at Kamari Beach, stroll through Red Beach, and explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Fira online vacation planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Rethymnon to Fira in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Oia, Kamari, Santorini, Akrotiri, Perivolos
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
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.
Go for a jaunt from Mykonos Town to Delos to see Archaeological Site of Delos about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Little Venice, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, and kick back and relax at Elia Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2 hours. Another option is to fly. In November in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach, Archaeological Site of Delos, Platis Gialos Beach, Agios Sostis Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

4
nights
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lindos: Faliraki Beach (in Faliraki), Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes (in Rhodes Town) and Ancient Kamiros (in Kalavarda). Spend the 22nd (Tue) exploring ancient history at Village of Lindos. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos, enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Pavlos Beach, stroll through Tsambika Beach, and get your game on at Lardons Go-karts.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lindos online trip maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mykonos Town to Lindos takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, flight, and bus; or ride a ferry. In November, daily temperatures in Lindos can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lindos

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Faliraki Beach, Lardons Go-karts, Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, Tsambika Beach, Ancient Kamiros
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Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach

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