6 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

6 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 2 nights
2
Pyrgos
— 1 night

2
nights
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 31st (Sun): wander the streets of Plaka, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens and then admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Athens holiday builder.

San Jose, Costa Rica to Athens is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from San Jose to Athens due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Jose in December, expect nights in Athens to be a bit cooler, around °C, while days are cooler, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Pyrgos.

Things to do in Athens

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

1
night
Pyrgos

Pyrgos ©
Pyrgos provides one of the finest examples of Cycladic architecture in Greece, exemplified by the town's labyrinthine streets and whitewashed stone buildings.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): learn about winemaking at Santo Winery and then hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Ancient Thera and then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Pyrgos holiday planner.

You can fly from Athens to Pyrgos in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In January, daily temperatures in Pyrgos can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pyrgos

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Ancient Thera, Akrotiri
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Ancient Thera ©
Ancient Thera
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery

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