11 days in Athens, Fira & Kalambaka Itinerary

11 days in Athens, Fira & Kalambaka Itinerary

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Athens
— 1 night
2
Fira
— 3 nights
3
Athens
— 3 nights
4
Kalambaka
— 2 nights
5
Athens
— 1 night

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night
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Athens tour planner.

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. In December, daytime highs in Athens are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Olympian Zeus ©
Temple of Olympian Zeus

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Fira

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamari Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, and make a trip to Sunset in Oia.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Fira trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Athens to Fira in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, Kamari Beach
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

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nights
Athens

Athens ©
See even more of Athens: visit Plaka, make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and catch a live event at Panathenaic Stadium.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens online route planner.

Fly from Fira to Athens in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Fira in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Athens, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Athens

Neighborhoods · Tours · Museums
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Plaka ©
Plaka
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum
Monastiraki ©
Monastiraki

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Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Meteora. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron and then don't miss a visit to Meteora. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Hellenic Culture Museum, examine the collection at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture, take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Stefanos, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Nikolaos Anapaphsas.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kalambaka journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Athens to Kalambaka takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, Kalambaka is a bit cooler than Athens - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Museums
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)

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Athens

Athens ©
On the 30th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus, then don't miss a visit to Erechtheion, then delve into the distant past at Theater of Dionysus, and finally admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Athens holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Athens takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in December, things will get a bit warmer in Athens: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Erechtheion ©
Erechtheion
National Garden ©
National Garden
Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum ©
Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum

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