11 days in Athens & Cyclades Itinerary

11 days in Athens & Cyclades Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 4 nights
2
Naxos
— 2 nights
3
Kamari, Santorini
— 3 nights

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Visit Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus for their historical value. Acropolis Museum and Ermou Street are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Plaka, look for gifts at The Loom, view the masterpieces at Athens Art Gallery, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Athens online sightseeing planner.

Toronto, Canada to Athens is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Athens: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Naxos.

Things to do in Athens

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

2
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.
On the 20th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Theatrical Museum Iakovos Kampanellis, visit Old Town, thenexamine the collection at Eggares Olive Press Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at Portara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Prokopios Beach.

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Athens to Naxos in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Athens in July: highs in Naxos hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Kamari.

Things to do in Naxos

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Portara ©
Portara
Eggares Olive Press Museum ©
Eggares Olive Press Museum

3
nights
Kamari, Santorini

Kamari ©
Kamari is a coastal village on the southeastern part of the Aegean island of Santorini, Greece, in the Cyclades archipelago with a population of approx. Visit Red Beach and Perissa Black Sand Beach for some beach relaxation. Appreciate the collections at Gabbiano Nero and Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Ancient Thera, take in the exciting artwork at Art Space, and learn about winemaking at Gaia Winery.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kamari trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Naxos to Kamari in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kamari

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Art Space, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Red Beach
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Ancient Thera ©
Ancient Thera

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