8 days in Santorini & Athens Itinerary

8 days in Santorini & Athens Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fira
— 2 nights
2
Athens
— 5 nights

2
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop, thenstroll through Perivolos, thensee the interesting displays at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, thenlearn about winemaking at Santo Winery, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, and finally look for gifts at the White, Santorini.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Fira day trip planning site.

Chennai, India to Fira is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Fira is minus 3.5 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Chennai in January: high temperatures in Fira hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Santorini, Amoudi Bay, Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Santo Winery
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 10:
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Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Perivolos ©
Perivolos

5
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Private Greece Tours. Get outdoors at Orea Eleni Natural Thermal Spring and Donkey's Land. Popular historic sites such as Temple of Hephaestus and Lion Gate are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Nafplio (Archaeological Museum of Nauplion, Nauplion Promenade, &more). There's still lots to do: visit Anafiotika, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art, and explore the ancient world of Theater of Dionysus.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Fira to Athens takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Fira in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Athens, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Nafplio, Lion Gate, Orea Eleni Natural Thermal Spring, Donkey's Land
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 15:
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Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate

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