7 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

7 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

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7 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

Start: Alexandria
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
Athens
— 3 nights
taxi + ferry:  5​h 15​min
Fira
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  6​h
End: Alexandria

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Plaka District and Acropolis Museum. Acropolis of Athens and Ancient Agora of Athens will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, stroll through Glyfada Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kapnikarea.

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Alexandria, Egypt to Athens is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Beaches

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
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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.
Visiting Red Beach and Amoudi Bay will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Akrotiri and Sunset in Oia. Change things up with these side-trips from Fira: Perissa Black Sand Beach (in Perissa) and La Ponta (in Akrotiri). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at KAMARA BEACH, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord, and steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Athens to Fira in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Kamari, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
KAMARA BEACH ©
KAMARA BEACH
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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