18 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

18 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

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Athens
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Fira
— 4 nights
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Athens
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Athens

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get in touch with nature at Glyfada Beach and Voula Beach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum. When in Athens, make a side trip to see Kantia Beach in Kantia, approximately Kantia away. And it doesn't end there: visit Plaka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Hephaestus, take a stroll through Monastiraki, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Cycladic Art.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Athens trip planner.

Turku, Finland to Athens is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Turku in July; daily highs in Athens reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Acropolis Museum
4.7
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Plaka
4.4

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Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Step out of the city life by going to Kamari Beach and Helicopter Tours. Get some historical perspective at Akrotiri and Venetian Castle of Santorini. When in Fira, make a side trip to see La Ponta in Akrotiri, approximately Akrotiri away. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Red Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the exciting artwork at Ernesto Workshop & Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Caldera Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Fira trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Athens to Fira by ferry takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Athens in August, you will find days in Fira are little chillier (36°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Akrotiri
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Red Beach
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Beach
Kamari Beach
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Athens

The Birthplace of Democracy

Family-friendly places like Archea Korinthos and Church of Kapnikarea will thrill your kids. Get some historical perspective at Philopappos Hill and Hellenic Parliament. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Moni Osiou Patapiou (in Loutraki) and Corinth Canal (in Corinth). See even more of Athens: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stop by Artpoint Store, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Athens online road trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Athens takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Food Tour
Food Tours
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History Museum
Archea Korinthos
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Water Body
Corinth Canal
4.5

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