6 days in Greece Itinerary

6 days in Greece Itinerary

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Athens
— Few hours
2
Athens
— 4 nights
3
Fira, Santorini
— 1 night
4
Athens
— Few hours

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Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Hephaestus.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Athens trip planner.

Paris, France to Athens is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Athens due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in August, with highs in Athens at 39°C and lows at 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites
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Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

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Athens

Athens ©
Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Acropolis of Athens and Plaka. Step out of Athens with an excursion to Temple of Poseidon in Sounio--about 1h 15 min away. Enjoy Athens some more: explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, see where the action happens at Panathenaic Stadium, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens trip planner.

Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Temple of Poseidon
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Temple of Poseidon ©
Temple of Poseidon

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Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 31st (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, then examine the collection at Cultural Village, then learn about winemaking at Venetsanos Winery, and finally delve into the distant past at Akrotiri.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Fira road trip planning site.

Getting from Athens to Fira by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Athens in August, you will find days in Fira are a bit cooler (36°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Cultural Village, Akrotiri, Venetsanos Winery
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Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Venetsanos Winery ©
Venetsanos Winery

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Athens

Athens ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, catch a live event at Panathenaic Stadium, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Hephaestus.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Fira to Athens takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites
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Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Benaki Museum ©
Benaki Museum
Panathenaic Stadium ©
Panathenaic Stadium

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