7 days in Athens, Zakynthos & Santorini Itinerary

7 days in Athens, Zakynthos & Santorini Itinerary

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Athens
— 2 nights
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Kalamaki
— 1 night
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Oia
— 1 night
4
Akrotiri
— 2 nights

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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 21st (Mon): take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, then wander the streets of Plaka, and then explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, then contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens road trip planning site.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Athens is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Athens, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in June; daily highs in Athens reach 35°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Kalamaki.

Things to do in Athens

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

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Kalamaki

Kalamaki ©
Home to a world-famous beach serving as a protected nesting ground for endangered loggerhead sea turtles, Kalamaki sits on the southeastern coastline of Zakynthos.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take a pleasant ride with Laganas Horse Riding Center and then surround yourself with nature on Mario's Cave and Turtle Boat Trips.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kalamaki online trip planner.

Getting from Athens to Kalamaki by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Kalamaki, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Kalamaki

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Laganas Horse Riding Center, Mario's Cave and Turtle Boat Trips
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Mario's Cave and Turtle Boat Trips ©
Mario's Cave and Turtle Boat Trips
Laganas Horse Riding Center ©
Laganas Horse Riding Center

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Oia

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
On the 24th (Thu), get a dose of the wild on Santorini Sailing, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Oia planner.

Traveling by flight from Kalamaki to Oia takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Traveling from Kalamaki in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Oia. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Oia

Tours · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trips

Santorini Sailing, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Santorini Sailing ©
Santorini Sailing
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani ©
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani

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Akrotiri

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, then kick back and relax at Red Beach, then stroll through Perissa Black Sand Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Perivolos.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Akrotiri road trip app.

Getting from Oia to Akrotiri by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Akrotiri can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Perivolos, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

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