32 days in Israel, Greece & Turkey Itinerary

32 days in Israel, Greece & Turkey Itinerary

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Fly
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Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Drive
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Delphi, Greece
— 3 nights
Bus to Athens, Fly to Santorini
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Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
Unknown
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Patmos, Greece
— 1 day
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Drive to Samos Airport, Fly to Adnan Menderes International Airport, Drive to Kusadasi
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Kusadasi, Turkey
— 1 night
Drive
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Selcuk, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly
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Haifa, Israel
— 1 night
Drive
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Caesarea, Israel
— 1 night
Drive
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Tiberias, Israel
— 1 night
Drive
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Masada, Israel
— 1 night
Bus
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Jerusalem, Israel
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tel Aviv, Israel
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece

The Birthplace of Democracy

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: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, stop by Monastiraki, and steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Athens holiday planning app.

Auckland, New Zealand to Athens is an approximately 30-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Auckland to Athens. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Auckland in March since evenings lows in Athens dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 14:
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Acropolis Museum ©
Must see
Acropolis Museum
4.7
Acropolis of Athens ©
World heritage site
Acropolis of Athens
4.7
Plaka ©
Neighborhood
Plaka
4.4

3
nights
Delphi, Greece

Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Change things up with a short trip to Hosios Loukas in Distomo (about 46 minutes away). The adventure continues: see where the action happens at Delphi, experience rural life at MoKa Honey, get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Parnassus.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Delphi trip app.

Getting from Athens to Delphi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 6°C in Delphi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Fira.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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MoKa Honey ©
Must see
MoKa Honey
5.0
Delphi
World heritage site
Delphi
4.8

2
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, and then kick back and relax at Red Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, and then don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira day trip tool.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Delphi to Fira in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, train, and ferry. Traveling from Delphi in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in Fira. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Wineries · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Akrotiri ©
Ruin
Akrotiri
4.1
Red Beach ©
Beach
Red Beach
3.0

2
nights
Mykonos Town, Greece

Chora Mykonos

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, visit Little Venice, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, look for gifts at Mayonaisa Darling, and then don't miss a visit to Kapopoulos Fine Arts.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In March, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Patmos.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Museums · Neighborhoods · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 19 — 21:
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Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Aegean Maritime Museum
3.3
Little Venice ©
Neighborhood
Little Venice
4.2

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Patmos, Greece

Attracting religious pilgrims and wealthy jet set alike, Patmos is an island of contrasts.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Cave of Apocalypse, explore the galleries of Tourlou, look for gifts at Nektar, then steep yourself in history at Monastery of Saint John the Theologian, then make a trip to Chora Patmos, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel of Profitis Ilias.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Patmos trip website.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Patmos by journey takes about 16 hours. In March in Patmos, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Kusadasi.

Things to do in Patmos

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 23:
Highlights from your trip
Chora Patmos ©
World heritage site
Chora Patmos
4.7

1
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Kusadasi, Turkey

Unreservedly dedicated to tourism, Kusadasi sits on the Aegean coastline and acts as a gateway to the ancient city of Ephesus, one of the country's major Greco-Roman archaeological sites.
To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kusadasi journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Patmos to Kusadasi. In March, daytime highs in Kusadasi are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Selcuk.

Things to do in Kusadasi

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 24:
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Hacivat Shop ©
Art Museum
Hacivat Shop
4.9

3
nights
Selcuk, Turkey

An ideal base camp for exploring the Aegean coastline, Selcuk draws big tourist crowds due to its proximity to the ancient city of Ephesus.
Selcuk is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Bibliotheque de Celsus, examine the collection at Ephesus Museum, contemplate the long history of Public Latrine, and look for gifts at La Tulip Art Gallery.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Selcuk travel app.

Selcuk is very close to Kusadasi. Traveling from Kusadasi to Selcuk, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kusadasi in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Selcuk, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Selcuk

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
Ancient City of Ephesus ©
World heritage site
Ancient City of Ephesus
4.9

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Galata Tower.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Selcuk to Istanbul in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Selcuk in March: highs in Istanbul hover around 14°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Haifa.

Things to do in Istanbul

Find places to stay Mar 27 — 31:
Highlights from your trip
Hagia Sophia ©
Must see
Hagia Sophia
4.7
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Religious Site
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
4.3
Topkapi Palace ©
History Museum
Topkapi Palace
4.4

1
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Haifa, Israel

A picturesque city in the north of the country, Haifa combines history and appearances to create an interesting and relaxing destination.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bahai Gardens and Shrine, then contemplate the long history of Citadel of Acre, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The German Colony, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baha'i Gardens.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Haifa trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Haifa takes 7.5 hours. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Israel Standard Time (IST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Istanbul in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Haifa, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Caesarea.

Things to do in Haifa

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 1:
Highlights from your trip
Bahai Gardens  and Shrine
World heritage site
Bahai Gardens and Shrine
4.5
Citadel of Acre ©
Historic Site
Citadel of Acre
4.6

1
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Caesarea, Israel

Caesarea is a town in north-central Israel. On the 2nd (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ramat HaNadiv, stroll around Caesarea National Park, and then don't miss a visit to Aqueduct Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Caesarea holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Haifa to Caesarea takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Tiberias.

Things to do in Caesarea

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 1 — 2:
Highlights from your trip
Ramat HaNadiv ©
National Park
Ramat HaNadiv
4.8
Aqueduct Beach ©
Landmark
Aqueduct Beach
4.5

1
night
Tiberias, Israel

On the shores of Lake Kinneret, a vacation in Tiberias offers plenty of water sports and biblical walks.
On the 3rd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Tiberias, take in the dramatic natural features at Arbel National Park, then explore the activities along Sea of Galilee, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Beatitude Monastery, and finally delve into the distant past at Magdala.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tiberias vacation maker tool.

Traveling by car from Caesarea to Tiberias takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Tiberias can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Masada.

Things to do in Tiberias

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 2 — 3:
Highlights from your trip
Tiberias ©
Historic Site
Tiberias
2.3
Sea of Galilee ©
Water Body
Sea of Galilee
4.5
Magdala
Ruin
Magdala
4.8

1
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Masada, Israel

Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Masada National Park, then delve into the distant past at Herod's Western Palace, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Nachal Arugot Nature Reserve.

Plan a trip to Masada easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can drive from Tiberias to Masada in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Masada

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 3 — 4:
Highlights from your trip
Masada National Park ©
National Park
Masada National Park
4.8

2
nights
Jerusalem, Israel

Holy City

Few places in the world boast such a long history and such a rich multiethnic culture as Jerusalem, a city sacred to Jews, Muslims, and Christians.
On the 5th (Mon), contemplate the long history of The Jerusalem Archaeological Park, contemplate the long history of Mt of Olives, then take an in-depth tour of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, and finally get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center. On your second day here, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, make a trip to Eglise du Saint-Sepulcre, take a stroll through Old City of Jerusalem, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Western Wall Tunnels, then delve into the distant past at Western Wall, and finally admire the natural beauty at Garden of Gethsemane.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Jerusalem road trip planning app.

Traveling by bus from Masada to Jerusalem takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Jerusalem, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Tel Aviv, Israel

White City

Called the "White City" thanks to the color of its World Heritage-listed architectural landmarks, Tel Aviv serves as Israel's modern and cosmopolitan second city.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): visit Neve Tzedek, take a stroll through Jaffa Old City, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then take a leisurely stroll along Tayelet, and then explore the world behind art at Tel Aviv Museum of Art.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tel Aviv trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv in an hour. Traveling from Jerusalem in April, expect nights in Tel Aviv to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods · Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 8:
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©
Must see
Food Tours
4.9
Jaffa Old City ©
Neighborhood
Jaffa Old City
4.7
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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.8

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