12 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

12 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

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12 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
+3
bus + foot + tram + Fly:  17​h
1
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h
2
Perivolos
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Oia
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, examine the collection at Acropolis Museum, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Athens road trip website .

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Athens is an approximately 17-hour combination of bus, tram, and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, tram, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Athens is 7 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Fort Lauderdale in December, with highs in Athens at 59°F and lows at 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Perivolos.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

3
nights
Perivolos

Perivolos ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ancient Thera and Escape Land.

Plan my Perivolos trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Explore your travel options from Athens to Perivolos with the Route module. In December, daytime highs in Perivolos are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Perivolos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kamari, Santorini, Argyros Mansion, Venetsanos Winery, Castelli of Emporio
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:
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Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Ancient Thera ©
Ancient Thera
Venetsanos Winery ©
Venetsanos Winery

4
nights
Oia

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hiking Trail Fira - Oia and Santorini Volcano. Change things up with these side-trips from Oia: Fira (Koukla Art, Oneiro Jewelry, & more). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, look for gifts at Eponymo, see the interesting displays at Museum of Prehistoric Thera, and view the masterpieces at Mnemossyne Gallery.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Oia trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Perivolos to Oia in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in December, and nighttime lows around 52°F. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Fira, Santorini, Santo Winery, Skaros Rock
Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 1:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock

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