10 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

10 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

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10 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

Start: South Bend
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Perivolos
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Oia
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: South Bend

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Plaka and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Your inner history buff will appreciate Acropolis of Athens and Church of Kapnikarea. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, kick back and relax at Glyfada Beach, make a trip to Syntagma Station, and take a stroll through Monastiraki.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary planning site .

South Bend, USA to Athens is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from South Bend in March, you will find days in Athens are somewhat warmer (63°F), and nights are much hotter (50°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Perivolos.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Perivolos

Perivolos ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Perivolos and Vlychada Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Red Beach and Vlichada Beach.

Planning Perivolos trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Athens to Perivolos. In March, daytime highs in Perivolos are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Perivolos

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Vlychada, Castelli of Emporio, Agios Nikolaos Church, Castelli of Pyrgos
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Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Vlychada Beach ©
Vlychada Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

2
nights
Oia

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): do a tasting at Santo Winery, then take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, then trek along Hiking Trail Fira - Oia, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Mnemossyne Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Ancient Thera and then enjoy the sand and surf at KAMARA BEACH.

To find maps and tourist information, read our Oia trip planner .

You can drive from Perivolos to Oia in an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Oia can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kamari, Santo Winery, Hiking Trail Fira - Oia, Skaros Rock
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Hiking Trail Fira - Oia ©
Hiking Trail Fira - Oia
Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery
Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock

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