19 days in Dodecanese Itinerary

19 days in Dodecanese Itinerary

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Kos Town, Kos
— 5 nights
Ferry to Rhodos, Taxi to Lindos
Lindos, Rhodes
— 8 nights
Bus to Rhodes, Fly to Karpathos
— 3 nights


Kos Town, Kos

— 5 nights
Situated on a tiny island big on history and culture, Kos Town sits in an area dotted with well-preserved ancient ruins.
Explore Kos Town's surroundings by going to Kardamena Beach (in Kardamena) and Kefalos (Agios Stefanos Beach & Paradise Beach). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Asklepion Kos, make a splash at Lido Waterpark, kick back and relax at Lagada Beach, and don't miss a visit to Eleftherias Square.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kos Town trip maker.

Melbourne, Australia to Kos Town is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Kos Town, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in September: highs in Kos Town hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 24°C. On the 18th (Sun), you'll travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Kos Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Lindos, Rhodes

— 8 nights
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Venture out of the city with trips to Valley of the Butterflies (in Petaloudes), Faliraki (Faliraki Beach, Water Park, &more) and Ancient Kamiros (in Kalavarda). Spend the 21st (Wed) exploring ancient history at Village of Lindos. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Rhodes (Hospital of the Knights), kick back and relax at Agathi Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsambika Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lindos travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Kos Town to Lindos in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September in Lindos, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Karpathos.

Things to do in Lindos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 18 — 26:


— 3 nights
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, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Apella Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Theodoros, examine the collection at Folk Art Museum, and have a few drinks at En Plo.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Karpathos trip site.

Getting from Lindos to Karpathos by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Karpathos can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Karpathos

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums
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Dodecanese travel guide

Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
The sunny Dodecanese are a group of over 150 islands known for their beaches, ancient churches, and medieval castles. The twelve major islands lie at the southeastern edge of the Aegean Sea and wrap around the shores of Asia Minor. The island chain's major attraction remains Rhodes, the largest and the most developed island of the group, known for retaining many traces of the Byzantine and Ottoman empires. The smaller islands, which are more remote and less frequented by foreign tourists, remain free of the package-deal crowds and retain their traditional way of life. Spend a relaxing holiday on Symi or Patmos, or settle on well-connected Kos and spend your days touring the smaller islands by boat.