8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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8 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  14​h
1
Rhodes Town, Rhodes
— 1 day
+3
Fly + bus + foot + ferry:  5​h 45​min
2
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Naxos
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

1
day
Rhodes Town, Rhodes

Rhodes Town ©
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Street of the Knights, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Rhodes (Hospital of the Knights), then steep yourself in history at Mandraki Harbour, then get your game on at Throne of Helios, and finally take a stroll around Kallithea Springs.

To find maps and other tourist information, you can read our Rhodes Town trip planner .

New Delhi, India to Rhodes Town is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New Delhi to Rhodes Town. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in July; daily highs in Rhodes Town reach 35°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Kallithea Springs
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Street of the Knights ©
Street of the Knights
Mandraki Harbour ©
Mandraki Harbour
Kallithea Springs ©
Kallithea Springs

2
nights
Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Akrotiri and Akrotiri LightHouse will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Vlichada Beach. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Megalochori - Traditional Village, kick back and relax at Red Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Perivolos, and examine the collection at Tomato Industrial Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Akrotiri trip planner .

Getting from Rhodes Town to Akrotiri by combination of flight, bus, and ferry takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or ride a ferry. In July in Akrotiri, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Perivolos, Vlychada, Santo Winery, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Megalochori - Traditional Village
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Vlychada Beach ©
Vlychada Beach
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

2
nights
Naxos

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): kick back and relax at Agia Anna Beach, then delve into the distant past at Portara, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo, and finally wander the streets of Kastro. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Mikri Vigla Beach, then kick back and relax at Plaka Beach, and then wander the streets of Old Town.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Naxos trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by ferry from Akrotiri to Naxos takes 1.5 hours. In July in Naxos, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Naxos

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo
Mikri Vigla Beach ©
Mikri Vigla Beach
Plaka Beach ©
Plaka Beach

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