7 days in Greece Itinerary

7 days in Greece Itinerary

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Athens
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Fira, Santorini
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Athens — 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum. Do your shopping at Ermou Street and Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou'. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Plaka, explore the galleries of Technohoros Art Gallery, explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip planner.

Alexandria, Egypt to Athens is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. August in Athens sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Fira.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Fira, Santorini — 4 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
We've included these beaches for you: Kamari Beach and Caldera Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Akrotiri and MATI Art Gallery. When in Fira, make a side trip to see Experience Horse Riding in Akrotiri, approximately Akrotiri away. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Red Beach, stroll through Perissa Black Sand Beach, view the masterpieces at Mnemossyne Gallery, and learn about winemaking at Artemis Karamolegos Winery.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fira road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. When traveling from Athens in August, plan for little chillier days in Fira, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to fly back home.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping
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Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.
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