9 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

9 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

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9 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly + bus:  11​h 45​min
1
Lindos, Rhodes
— 1 night
+4
bus + Fly + bus + foot + ferry:  8​h
2
Kamari, Santorini
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
shuttle:  2​h 45​min
4
Elafonissi, Crete
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Dublin

1
night
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Village of Lindos. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Lindos Beach, delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Church of the Panagia, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Agathi Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lindos online route planner .

Dublin, Ireland to Lindos is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Dublin in May, you will find days in Lindos are a bit warmer (27°C), and nights are warmer (20°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Kamari.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Agathi Beach
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Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach

2
nights
Kamari, Santorini

Kamari ©
Kamari is a coastal village on the southeastern part of the Aegean island of Santorini, Greece, in the Cyclades archipelago with a population of approx. Visit Akrotiri and Ancient Thera for their historical value. We've included these beaches for you: KAMARA BEACH and Perissa Black Sand Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kamari: Oia (Sunset in Oia, Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, & more) and Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel (in Imerovigli). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Red Beach and stroll through Caldera Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kamari trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and ferry from Lindos to Kamari takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or ride a ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Kamari can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Kamari

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Heraklion online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by ferry from Kamari to Heraklion takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Elafonissi.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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2
nights
Elafonissi, Crete

Elafonissi ©
Located just off Crete's southwestern corner, Elafonissi offers an alternative vacation idea for those looking to avoid the larger, more crowded Greek islands.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): kick back and relax at Aspri Limni Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Elafonissi Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Elafonissi trip itinerary website .

You can take a shuttle from Heraklion to Elafonissi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. In June, daytime highs in Elafonissi are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 7th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Elafonissi

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Elafonissi  Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Aspri Limni Beach ©
Aspri Limni Beach

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