26 days in Dodecanese Itinerary

26 days in Dodecanese Itinerary

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Vienna
Fly:
7​h 30​min
Symi
— 4 nights
Drive:
4​h 45​min
Lindos, Rhodes
— 8 nights
bus + Fly:
4​h
Karpathos
— 7 nights
Fly + ferry:
5​h 45​min
Kos Town, Kos
— 2 nights
Drive:
3​h 30​min
Nisiros
— 2 nights
Fly:
12​h 30​min
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4
days
Symi


Get outdoors at Nanou Beach and St Nicholas Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Toli Bay and Pedi Beach. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panormitis Monastery, kick back and relax at Nimborio Beach, examine the collection at Archeologiko Mousio Simis, and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological & Folklore Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Symi travel itinerary planner.

In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lindos.

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8
days
Lindos, Rhodes


A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Faliraki Beach and Lindos beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Village of Lindos and Acropolis of Lindos. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lindos: Valley of the Butterflies (Peta Loudhes) (in Petaloudes), Church of Saint Phanourios (in Gennadi), Rhodes Town (Palace of Grand Master of Knights, Throne of Helios, & more), Faliraki (Easyboat - Boat Rental & Anthony Quinn Bay) and Artistic Village Contemporary Art - Art gallery & Museum of Ceramic Art (in Kolimbia). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Ancient Kamiros, wander the streets of Medieval City, kick back and relax at Plakia Beach, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For photos and other tourist information, use the Lindos sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Symi to Lindos. In September in Lindos, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Karpathos.

Things to do in Lindos

Parks, Beaches, Sightseeing, Historic Sites
SIDE TRIPS : Rhodes Town, Rhodes, Faliraki, Food Tours, Agathi Beach
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6
days
Karpathos


Known largely for its secluded coves and untamed mountains, rugged Karpathos reputedly remains one of the last truly authentic Greek islands.
Take a break from the city and head to Apela Beach and Diakoftis Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Apella Beach and Kira Panagia Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Lefkos Beach (in Lefkos) and Church of Zoodochos Pigi (in Diafani). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Amoopi Beach, rejuvenate with a delicious beverage at Anoi House of Spirits Bar- Cafe, stroll through Achata, and savor the flavors at En Plo.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Karpathos vacation trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Karpathos in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and car ferry. September in Karpathos sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kos Town.

Things to do in Karpathos

Beaches, Parks, Nightlife, Museums
SIDE TRIPS : Karpathos Town (Pigadia), Lefkos Beach, Amoopi Beach, Church of Zoodochos Pigi
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2
days
Kos Town, Kos


Situated on a tiny island big on history and culture, Kos Town sits in an area dotted with well-preserved ancient ruins.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): delve into the distant past at Asklepion, then explore the ancient world of Paleo Pili, and then kick back and relax at Agios Stefanos Beach. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Kos Town Castle and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tigaki Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Kos Town itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, flight, and taxi from Karpathos to Kos Town in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Kos Town can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nisiros.

Things to do in Kos Town

Beaches, Parks, Sightseeing, Historic Sites
SIDE TRIPS : Paleo Pili, Agios Stefanos Beach, Tigaki Beach, Asklepion
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2
days
Nisiros


On the 3rd (Mon), get impressive views of Volcano Nisyros. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Nisyros Volcanologic Museum and then make a trip to Stefanos Crater The Volcano.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Nisiros vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Kos Town to Nisiros with the Route module. In October in Nisiros, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 20°C at night.

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