28 days in Greece, Sicily & Croatia Itinerary

28 days in Greece, Sicily & Croatia Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
2
Catania, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Zagreb, Croatia
— 3 nights
4
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
5
Bol, Croatia
— 3 nights
6
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
7
Hvar, Croatia
— 3 nights
8
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
9
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 3 nights

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae) and Nauplion Promenade (in Nafplio). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, visit Plaka, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, and steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens.

For maps and tourist information, read our Athens planner.

Sydney, Australia to Athens is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Athens, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in August; daily highs in Athens reach 39°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Catania.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Archaeological Site Mycenae, Nauplion Promenade
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae

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Catania, Italy

Catania ©
The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
On the 15th (Sat), kick back and relax at Isola Bella, walk around Villa Comunale, and then do a tasting at Gambino Vini. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Lido La Risacca and then steep yourself in history at Piazza Duomo.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Catania journey builder site.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Catania takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Athens to Catania, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Catania when traveling from Athens in August, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Catania

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Taormina, Lido La Risacca, Gambino Vini
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Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Gambino Vini ©
Gambino Vini
Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo

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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Zagreb is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, examine the collection at Zagreb 80's Museum, test your team's savvy at Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb, and cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Zagreb travel route planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Catania to Zagreb takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, Zagreb is little chillier than Catania - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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Walking tours
Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)

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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
On the 20th (Thu), explore the activities along Gavanovac Lake, explore the activities along Ciginovac Lake, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park, then admire the sheer force of Milanovacki Slap, and finally admire the sheer force of Pevalekovi Slapovi.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Plitvice Lakes National Park trip itinerary site.

Traveling by bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Bol.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature · Parks
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi
Gavanovac Lake ©
Gavanovac Lake

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Bol, Croatia

Bol ©
An hour boat ride from Split on the island of Brac, Bol boasts a charming old town, pebble beach, and great windsurfing conditions. Historical charm abounds here in the form of stone houses, narrow pedestrian streets, and historical attractions marked with panels.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bol: Supetar Bay (in Supetar), Jaksic Gallery (in Donji Humac) and Sumartin Beach (in Sumartin). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Murvica Beach, make a trip to Stone, stroll through Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn), and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vidova Gora.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bol online trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Bol in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. August in Bol sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Split.

Things to do in Bol

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Supetar Bay, Jaksic Gallery, Murvica Beach, Stone, Sumartin Beach
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Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Murvica Beach ©
Murvica Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Split: Church Of St. Roch (in Kastel Novi) and Sokolarski Raptor Centre (in Sibenik). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo di Diocleziano, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and examine the collection at Froggyland.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Split visit planner.

You can ride a ferry from Bol to Split in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August in Split, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Church Of St. Roch, Sokolarski Raptor Centre
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Putalj Winery ©
Putalj Winery
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

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Hvar, Croatia

Hvar ©
The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Hvar is known for adventure, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Spanjola, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, step off the mainland to explore Jerolim, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hvar tour itinerary builder website.

You can ride a ferry from Split to Hvar in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Dubovica Beach
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Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Speed Boats Tours

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dubrovnik: Stonske zidine - Ulaz (in Ston) and Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Orebic). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Dubrovnik City Walls, step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, take a stroll through Old Town, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik holiday planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Stonske zidine - Ulaz, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island

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Mykonos Town, Greece

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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Little Venice, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, enjoy the sand and surf at Elia Beach, and examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum.

Before you visit Mykonos Town, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Dubrovnik to Mykonos Town in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubrovnik to Mykonos Town. Traveling from Dubrovnik in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Mykonos Town, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos, Panormos Beach, Paradise Beach, Elia Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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