14 days in Athens, Santorini & Monolithos Itinerary

14 days in Athens, Santorini & Monolithos Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 2 nights
2
Oia
— 2 nights
3
Monolithos
— 7 nights

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, then catch a live event at Panathenaic Stadium, then look for gifts at Amazing Chocolate, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens and then get into the urban bustle at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens vacation maker app.

New York City, USA to Athens is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Athens, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In September in Athens, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amazing Chocolate, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

2
nights
Oia

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): stop by Atlantis Books E.E., examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, then learn about winemaking at Venetsanos Winery, and finally delve into the distant past at Akrotiri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of The Castle of St Nicholas, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, explore the galleries of Ernesto Workshop & Gallery, then examine the collection at Monastery of Profitis Ilias, then see the interesting displays at Cultural Village, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral.

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You can fly from Athens to Oia in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. In September in Oia, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Monolithos.

Things to do in Oia

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Fira, Akrotiri, Monastery of Profitis Ilias, Cultural Village, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
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Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist

7
nights
Monolithos

Monolithos ©
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Art Park Rhodes and Marias House. Ladomylos and Folklore Museum of Lardos Village will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Monolithos side-trips: Bee Museum (in Pastida), Eleousa (Campochiaro & Agios Nikolaos Fountoukli) and Ancient Kamiros (in Kalavarda).

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Monolithos driving holiday planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Oia to Monolithos. In September, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 73°F. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Wed).

Things to do in Monolithos

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ebonas, Lardos, Filerimos, Eleousa, Siana
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Ancient Kamiros ©
Ancient Kamiros
Church of Our Lady of Filerimos ©
Church of Our Lady of Filerimos
Castle of Monolithos ©
Castle of Monolithos

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