7 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

7 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

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7 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

Start: Lodz
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Athens
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Fira
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Lodz

1
night
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 6th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Greek Popular Musical Instruments, and then take a stroll through Plaka.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens trip planner .

Lodz, Poland to Athens is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Lodz to Athens, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lodz in May, things will get a bit warmer in Athens: highs are around 29°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Santo Winery and Thiras Art Gallery. Explore hidden gems such as Perivolos and Ancient Thera. There's still lots to do: hike along Hiking Trail Fira - Oia, take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and visit a coastal fixture at Akrotiri LightHouse.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Fira trip planner .

You can fly from Athens to Fira in 3.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Santorini, Skaros Rock, Santo Winery, Perivolos, Ancient Thera
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Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©

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