8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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8 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Thessaloniki
Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Karditsa
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Rhodes Town, Rhodes
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Athens
— 5 nights
End: Thessaloniki


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Karditsa

Karditsa
Karditsa is a city in western Thessaly in mainland Greece. To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Karditsa holiday website .

Thessaloniki to Karditsa is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In January, daily temperatures in Karditsa can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. On the 1st (Tue), you'll travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Karditsa

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Tours
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night
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.
On the 2nd (Wed), kick back and relax at Lindos Beach, view the masterpieces at Art Park Rhodes, and then admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Butterflies. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Faliraki Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rhodes Town trip itinerary site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Karditsa to Rhodes Town. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Karditsa in January; daily highs in Rhodes Town reach 17°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Art Park Rhodes, Lindos Beach, Valley of the Butterflies, Faliraki Beach
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Valley of the Butterflies ©
Valley of the Butterflies
Faliraki Beach ©
Faliraki Beach
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach

5
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get some cultural insight at Ermou Street and Acropolis of Athens. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Pandora Art Gallery and Technohoros Art Gallery. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, examine the collection at Frissiras Museum, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Athens trip planner .

You can fly from Rhodes Town to Athens in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and car. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rhodes Town in January since evenings lows in Athens dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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