7 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

7 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

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7 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

Start: Alexandria
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Athens
— 3 nights
2
Fira
— 3 nights
End: Alexandria

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ermou Street and Onassis Stegi. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, get interesting insight from Tours, stop by Melissinos Art -The Poet Sandal Maker, and wander the streets of Plaka.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Athens trip planner .

Alexandria, Egypt to Athens is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August in Athens, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Shopping Tours Outdoors
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka
Ermou Street ©
Ermou Street

3
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kamari Beach and Perissa Black Sand Beach. Shop till you drop at Atlantis Books and Art Space. Go for a jaunt from Fira to Akrotiri to see Santo Horse Riding about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, view the masterpieces at Mnemossyne Gallery, deepen your understanding at MATI Art Gallery, and shop like a local with Tzamia - Krystalla Art Gallery Santorini.

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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. When traveling from Athens in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Fira: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Art Space, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Kamari Beach
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Santo Horse Riding ©
Santo Horse Riding
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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