9 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

9 days in Greek Isles Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lindos, Rhodes
— 1 night
2
Kamari, Santorini
— 2 nights
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
4
Elafonissi, Crete
— 2 nights

1
night
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): delve into the distant past at Village of Lindos. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Lindos Beach, delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Church of the Panagia, and finally stroll through Agathi Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lindos visit planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Lindos is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Dublin to Lindos. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in May: highs in Lindos hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can 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. Akrotiri and Ekklisia Panagia Platsani will appeal to history buffs. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kamari Beach and Perissa Black Sand Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kamari: Oia (Sunset in Oia & Amoudi Bay). There's still lots to do: stroll through Red Beach, steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera, kick back and relax at Caldera Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kamari trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Lindos to Kamari by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Kamari are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Kamari

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

1
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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.
On the 5th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and then contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos.

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Getting from Kamari to Heraklion by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Elafonissi.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos

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.
On the 6th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Aspri Limni Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Elafonissi Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Elafonissi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Heraklion to Elafonissi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June in Elafonissi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll set off for home on the 7th (Sun).

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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