12 days in Athens, Zakynthos & Santorini Itinerary

12 days in Athens, Zakynthos & Santorini Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 1 night
2
Zakynthos Town
— 3 nights
3
Fira
— 5 nights

1
night
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 27th (Sat), appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, thenget engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, thenexplore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and then take a stroll through Plaka.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Athens visit planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Athens is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Johannesburg in July, expect Athens to be much warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Zakynthos Town.

Things to do in Athens

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

3
nights
Zakynthos Town

Zakynthos Town ©
The commercial center of the eponymous island, Zakynthos Town bustles with the energy as excited tourists and residents go about their daily business.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Agios Dionisios Church and Saint Nicholas Church. Relax by the water at Kalamaki Beach and Vrahos Beach. Step out of Zakynthos Town to go to Vasilikos and see Gerakas Beach, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Porto Zoro Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at St Nicholas Beach, and tee off at World Tour Golf.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Zakynthos Town trip itinerary maker website.

Explore your travel options from Athens to Zakynthos Town with the Route module. Traveling from Athens in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Zakynthos Town, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Zakynthos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Vasilikos, World Tour Golf, Kalamaki Beach, Porto Zoro Beach, Saint Nicholas Church
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St Nicholas Beach ©
St Nicholas Beach
Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach

5
nights
Fira

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Art Space and MATI Art Gallery. Take a break from the city and head to Red Beach and Speed Boats Tours. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, see the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, learn about winemaking at Santo Winery, and explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fira trip itinerary maker tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zakynthos Town to Fira. When traveling from Zakynthos Town in July, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Fira: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Santorini, Akrotiri, Oia, Gaia Winery, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos

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