7 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

7 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Anchorage
Fly + Subway:  16 h 15 min
1
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Fira
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Athens
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Katowice

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Areopagus has been added to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mount Lycabettus and Panathenaic Stadium. When in Athens, make a side trip to see Temple of Poseidon in Sounio, approximately Sounio away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

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Anchorage, USA to Athens is an approximately 16- hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. You'll lose 11 hours traveling from Anchorage to Athens due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Anchorage in October, with highs in Athens at 75°F and lows at 60°F. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Temple of Poseidon
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

1
night
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Sunset in Oia, Skaros Rock, Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Lignos Folklore Museum, step off the mainland to explore Nea Kameni, contemplate the geological forces at Santorini Volcano, then don't miss a visit to Three Bells of Fira, then explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri and then kick back and relax at Red Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Fira online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Fira takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Santorini, Skaros Rock
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Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

1
night
Athens

Athens ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): go for a stroll along the water at Flisvos Marina, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Hephaestus, and then delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Athens travel route builder website.

Traveling by flight from Fira to Athens takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Flisvos Marina
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Ancient Agora of Athens ©
Ancient Agora of Athens
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Flisvos Marina ©
Flisvos Marina

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