6 days in Greece Itinerary

6 days in Greece Itinerary

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6 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  7​h
1
Athens
— Few hours
2
Athens
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 45​min
3
Fira, Santorini
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Athens
— Few hours
+2
Fly + foot + train:  5​h 15​min
End: Rome

few
hours
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Athens trip simple and quick.

Paris, France to Athens is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Athens. In August, Athens is somewhat warmer than Paris - with highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C. Finish up 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

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Temple of Poseidon and Panathenaic Stadium. Visit Acropolis of Athens and Ancient Agora of Athens for their historical value. Explore Athens further: admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, see the interesting displays at Acropolis Museum, and take a stroll through Plaka.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Athens tour builder tool .

Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to 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
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

1
night
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 do a tasting at Venetsanos Winery, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Fira online holiday planner .

Getting from Athens to Fira by combination of flight and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. When traveling from Athens in August, plan for little chillier days in Fira, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Wineries

Side Trips

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

few
hours
Athens

Athens ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, admire all the interesting features of Panathenaic Stadium, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Athens trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Fira to Athens takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

#Museums, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 2:
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Benaki Museum ©
Benaki Museum
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Panathenaic Stadium ©
Panathenaic Stadium

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