17 days in Greece Itinerary

17 days in Greece Itinerary

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17 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Karpathos
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  13​h 15​min
2
Antiparos
— 1 day
Travel:  3​h
3
Paros
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Naxos
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Dublin

3
nights
Karpathos

Karpathos ©
Known largely for its secluded coves and untamed mountains, rugged Karpathos reputedly remains one of the last truly authentic Greek islands.
Karpathos is known for beaches, nightlife, adventure, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Apella Beach, explore the ancient world of Agia Sofia - Paleokastro, tour the pleasant surroundings at Diakoftis Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Zoodochos Pigi.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Karpathos sightseeing planning website .

Dublin, Ireland to Karpathos is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. When traveling from Dublin in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Karpathos, with highs around 34°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Antiparos.

Things to do in Karpathos

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Diakoftis Beach ©
Diakoftis Beach
Church of Zoodochos Pigi ©
Church of Zoodochos Pigi
Bonendis Art Center ©
Bonendis Art Center

1
day
Antiparos

Antiparos
Antiparos is a small island in the southern Aegean, at the heart of the Cyclades, which is less than one nautical mile (1.9 km) from Paros, the port to which it is connected with a local ferry. On the 6th (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of The Cave of Antiparos.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Antiparos trip builder .

Explore your travel options from Karpathos to Antiparos with the Route module. In August, daytime highs in Antiparos are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Paros.

Things to do in Antiparos

Nature Parks
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4
nights
Paros

Paros ©
Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
Paros is known for beaches, historic sites, nature, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the waterfront activity at Old Port of Naoussa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral, head off the coast to Parikia Town, and enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Maria Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Paros online trip builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Antiparos to Paros. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Paros

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Old Port of Naoussa ©
Old Port of Naoussa
Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town
Lefkes ©
Lefkes

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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.
Explore Naxos' surroundings by going to Mykonos Town (The Windmills (Kato Milli), Matoyianni Street, & more), Elia Beach (in Elia) and Paradise Beach (Super Paradise Beach & Paradise Beach). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach, take a stroll through Old Town, delve into the distant past at Portara, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ornos Beach.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Naxos trip maker website .

Traveling by ferry from Paros to Naxos takes an hour. In August in Naxos, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naxos

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Paradise Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Panormos Beach, Ornos Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach

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