13 days in Greece & Sofia Itinerary

13 days in Greece & Sofia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
2
Oia, Greece
— 1 night
3
Lindos, Greece
— 1 night
4
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 5 nights

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 30th (Sat), visit Anafiotika.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens route website.

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. In November in Athens, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre ©

1
night
Oia, Greece

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
On the 2nd (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Vlychada Beach, explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, thenmake a trip to Sunset in Oia, and finally view the masterpieces at Mnemossyne Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at The castle of St Nicholas, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Oia travel planner.

You can fly from Athens to Oia in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. December in Oia sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Vlychada Beach, Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, Akrotiri
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Vlychada Beach ©
Vlychada Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

1
night
Lindos, Greece

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 4th (Wed): explore the activities along Vliha Bay, look for gifts at Artistic Village Contemporary Art - Art gallery & Museum of Ceramic Art, stroll through Lindos Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church of the Panagia, thendelve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Panteleimon. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Pavlos Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Filemon Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery Skiadi, do a tasting at Kounaki Wines, thenadmire the striking features of Agios Nikolaos Fountoukli, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Michael the Archangel.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lindos day trip website.

You can fly from Oia to Lindos in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In December in Lindos, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Lindos

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Rhodes, Artistic Village Contemporary Art - Art gallery & Museum of Ceramic Art, Archanggelos Michail Thari Monastery, Agios Nikolaos Fountoukli, Church of St. Panteleimon
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Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach
The Church of the Panagia ©
The Church of the Panagia

5
nights
Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Take a break from the city and head to Ledenika and Prohodna Cave. Visit Rila Monastery and Ancient Serdica Archaeological Complex for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sofia: Assen's Fortress (in Asenovgrad), Borovets (Horseback Riding Tours & Yanakiev Ski and Snowboard School) and Cottage Farm (in Alino). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Boyana Church, admire the striking features of Temple Sveti Nikolay, take in the spiritual surroundings of Banya Bashi Mosque, and join in the after-dark buzz at Bar FlipFlop - Eggs & Spirit.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sofia trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Lindos to Sofia in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lindos in December: highs in Sofia hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Borovets, Bansko, Assen's Fortress, Zlatnite_Mostove -Golden Bridges, Ledenika
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Vitosha Boulevard ©
Vitosha Boulevard
Rila Monastery ©
Rila Monastery
Boyana Church ©
Boyana Church

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