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 Mount Lycabettus and Legrena Beach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus. 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 10-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

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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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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 Red Beach. 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. The adventure continues: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the exciting artwork at Ernesto Workshop & Gallery, and kick back and relax at Caldera Beach.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Fira driving holiday site.

Traveling by ferry from Athens to Fira takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Athens in August, expect nights in Fira to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are little chillier, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

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Athens

The Birthplace of Democracy

Family-friendly places like Archea Korinthos and Corinth Canal will thrill your kids. Get some historical perspective at Church of Kapnikarea and Moni Osiou Patapiou. See some other sides of Athens: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, ponder the world of politics at Hellenic Parliament, look for gifts at Artpoint Store, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Philopappos Hill.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens online trip itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Athens in 6 hours. Other options are to 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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Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos
Corinth Canal ©
Corinth Canal

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