7 days in Greece Itinerary

7 days in Greece Itinerary

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7 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Alexandria
1
Athens
— 1 night
subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Naxos
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
End: Alexandria

1
night
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 15th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Hephaestus, and then take a stroll through Plaka.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Athens day trip tool .

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, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Naxos.

Things to do in Athens

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

1
night
Naxos

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): wander the streets of Old Town.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Naxos travel route builder website .

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Athens to Naxos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight and ferry. When traveling from Athens in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Naxos: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Fira.

Things to do in Naxos

Parks Beaches Nature
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Alyko Beach ©
Alyko Beach
Zas Mountain ©
Zas Mountain

4
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Red Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at MATI Art Gallery and Mnemossyne Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Akrotiri (Santo Horse Riding & White Beach), Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Perivolos) and Tomato Industrial Museum (in Vlychada). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Venetsanos Winery, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, kick back and relax at Eros Beach, and stroll through Vlychada Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Fira trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Naxos to Fira in 5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Perivolos, Vlychada, Venetsanos Winery, Paradisos Beach
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Vlychada Beach ©
Vlychada Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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