19 days in Dubrovnik & Greece Itinerary

19 days in Dubrovnik & Greece Itinerary

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19 days in Dubrovnik & Greece Itinerary

Start: Lisbon, Portugal
Fly + Shuttle:  9 h 15 min
1
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  6 h
2
Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Delphi, Greece
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Olympia, Greece
— 1 night
Drive + Ferry:  6 h 15 min
5
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
6
Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
7
Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
8
Rhodes Town, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Lisbon, Portugal

3
nights
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.
Visiting Lokrum Island and Sveti Jakov Beach will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Dubrovnik City Walls and Rector's Palace. Go for a jaunt from Dubrovnik to Cavtat to see Cavtat Old Town about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady of the Snow, contemplate the long history of Dominican Monastery, and browse the collection at The Franciscan Church and Monastery.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dubrovnik trip tool.

Lisbon, Portugal to Dubrovnik is an approximately 9.5- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Dubrovnik due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Athens.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cavtat, Srebreno Beach
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Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Church of Saint Blaise ©
Church of Saint Blaise

5
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get a sense of the local culture at Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Hephaestus. Visit Fortress Palamidi and Lion Gate for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Corinth (Akrokorinthos & Corinth Canal), Nafplio (Archaeological Museum of Nauplion & Nauplion Promenade) and Loutraki (Limni Vouliagmeni & Moni Osiou Patapiou). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Philopappos Hill.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip maker tool.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Dubrovnik to Athens in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubrovnik to Athens due to the time zone difference. In September, Athens is somewhat warmer than Dubrovnik - with highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Nafplio, Mycenae, Corinth, Loutraki
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

1
day
Delphi, Greece

Delphi ©
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
On the 26th (Sun), relax in the rural setting at MoKa Honey, get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tholos, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, and finally delve into the distant past at Delphi.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Delphi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Delphi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Delphi, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

MoKa Honey
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Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Delphi ©
Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum

1
night
Olympia, Greece

Olympia
Inhabited since prehistoric times, Olympia remains best known as the site of the original Olympic Games, held there for the first time in 776 BCE.
For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Olympia online visit planner.

You can drive from Delphi to Olympia in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. September in Olympia sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 27th (Mon), you're off to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Olympia

Tours Parks Transportation
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2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): experience rural life at Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, then wander the streets of Little Venice, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint George, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Armenistis Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): look for gifts at Gioras Wood Medieval Mykonian Bakery, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), go for a stroll along the water at Old Port, enjoy the sand and surf at Ftelia Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fokos Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Panayia Tourliani.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Olympia to Mykonos Town takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Mykonos Town when traveling from Olympia in September, with lows around 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Wed) before leaving for Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ano Mera, Armenistis Lighthouse, Fokos Beach
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Fokos Beach ©
Fokos Beach
Armenistis Lighthouse ©
Armenistis Lighthouse
Little Venice ©
Little Venice

2
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 29th (Wed), examine the collection at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, explore the world behind art at MATI Art Gallery, browse the exhibits of Asimis Kolaitou Art Gallery Santorini, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Cultural Village, explore the historical opulence of Castelli of Pyrgos, do a tasting at Artemis Karamolegos Winery, see the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, then browse the exhibits of Ernesto Workshop & Gallery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Dominican Sisters.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Fira vacation planning tool.

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Fri) before leaving for Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Pyrgos, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
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Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Museum of Prehistoric Thira ©
Museum of Prehistoric Thira

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nights
Heraklion, Greece

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): do a tasting at Douloufakis Winery, do a tasting at Domaine Paterianakis- Κτήμα Πατεριανάκη, then do a tasting at Lyrarakis Winery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery Savvathiana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou, delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then admire the masterpieces at Church and the Museum of St. Aikaterini, and finally get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Heraklion trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Fira to Heraklion by ferry takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Gortyna, Tarrha Glass, Winery Stilianou, Monastery Savvathiana, The Palace of Knossos
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Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©

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nights
Rhodes Town, Greece

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.
Popular historic sites such as Mandraki Harbour and Street of the Knights are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Church of Our Lady of Filerimos and Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rhodes Town: Agathi Beach (in Haraki) and Lindos (Acropolis of Lindos & The Church of the Panagia). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleman mosque, contemplate the long history of Filerimos Monastery, and enjoy breathtaking views from Roloi Clock Tower.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Rhodes Town road trip planning tool.

Getting from Heraklion to Rhodes Town by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Lindos, Filerimos, Agathi Beach
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Church of Our Lady of Filerimos ©
Church of Our Lady of Filerimos
Street of the Knights ©
Street of the Knights
Mandraki Harbour ©
Mandraki Harbour

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