11 days in Greece Itinerary

11 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Athens
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Lindos
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Heraklion
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Athens
— 5 nights
End: Athens

1
night
Lindos

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 4th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lindos Beach and then get outside with Pefkos Beach.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lindos trip builder app.

Athens to Lindos is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, daytime highs in Lindos are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Lindos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tsambika Beach, Pefkos Beach
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Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Pefkos Beach ©
Pefkos Beach
Tsambika Beach ©
Tsambika Beach

2
nights
Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
On the 6th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, thenget engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, thenmake a trip to White Tower of Thessaloniki, and finally visit Ladadika District.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Thessaloniki route planner.

You can fly from Lindos to Thessaloniki in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Lindos in December, expect Thessaloniki to be a bit cooler, temps between 13°C and 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Aristotelous Square ©
Aristotelous Square

2
nights
Heraklion

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 8th (Thu): delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, thenobserve the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and then explore the ancient world of Malia Minoan Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, thenadmire the local landmark of Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain), and finally get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Heraklion road trip website.

Fly from Thessaloniki to Heraklion in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Thessaloniki in December; daily highs in Heraklion reach 19°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Malia Minoan Palace, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos
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The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Church of Saint Titus ©
Church of Saint Titus

5
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, get great views at Mount Lycabettus, explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Heraklion to Athens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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