10 days in Santorini & Athens Itinerary

10 days in Santorini & Athens Itinerary

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Fira
— 5 nights
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Athens
— 3 nights

5
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Head to S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery and Koukla Artfor plenty of shopping. Visit Akrotiri and Ancient Thera for their historical value. The adventure continues: make a trip to Akrotiri LightHouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, and take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Fira travel itinerary planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Fira is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Fira, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 75°F in Fira. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Pyrgos, Kamari, Skaros Rock
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Akrotiri LightHouse ©
Akrotiri LightHouse
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Get a sense of the local culture at Acropolis Museum and Plaka. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum and take a stroll through Monastiraki.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Athens road trip planner.

You can fly from Fira to Athens in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

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