7 days in Santorini & Athens Itinerary

7 days in Santorini & Athens Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fira
— 3 nights
2
Athens
— 3 nights

3
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
We've included these beaches for you: Perivolos and Red Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Santo Winery and Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, look for gifts at Sand Lily Boutique, steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera, and take in the exciting artwork at Tzamia - Krystalla Art Gallery Santorini.

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Alexandria, Egypt to Fira is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Sand Lily Boutique, Red Beach, Santo Winery, Perivolos, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
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Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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 Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre and Center of Hellenic Tradition. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Temple of Hephaestus and Erechtheion. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Anafiotika, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and visit Plaka.

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Fly from Fira to Athens in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. August in Athens sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre ©
Plaka ©
Plaka

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