10 days in Lesbos, Athens & Santorini Itinerary

10 days in Lesbos, Athens & Santorini Itinerary

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Mytilene
— Few hours
2
Athens
— 4 nights
3
Fira
— 3 nights

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Mytilene

Mytilene ©
Founded in the 11th century BCE, Mytilene is the capital of the island of Lesbos.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Ermogenis Beach and then stop by Olive Wood House.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mytilene vacation planning site.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Mytilene is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Johannesburg in April, you will find days in Mytilene are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mytilene

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Agios Ermogenis Beach
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Agios Ermogenis Beach ©
Agios Ermogenis Beach
Olive Wood House ©
Olive Wood House

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nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Popular historic sites such as Acropolis of Athens and Ancient Agora of Athens are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Temple of Olympian Zeus and Benaki Museum. And it doesn't end there: visit Plaka, enjoy the sand and surf at Glyfada Beach, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Athens trip maker tool.

Explore your travel options from Mytilene to Athens with the Route module. In April in Athens, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Visiting Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail and Amoudi Bay will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Skaros Rock and Museum of Prehistoric Thira. Step out of Fira with an excursion to Mnemossyne Gallery in Oia--about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Santo Winery, enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, stop by Oneiro Jewelry, and steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fira itinerary builder site.

Fly from Athens to Fira in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Fira can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Oia, Pyrgos, Santorini, Ancient Thera, Red Beach
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Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery
Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock

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