5 days in Santorini & Athens Itinerary

5 days in Santorini & Athens Itinerary

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Fira
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Fira

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): kick back and relax at Red Beach, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, then do a tasting at Artemis Karamolegos Winery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then learn about winemaking at Gaia Winery, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Fira driving holiday tool.

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Fira is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Colombo in April; daily highs in Fira reach 23°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Tours · Historic Sites · Wineries · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:
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Food Tour
Food Tours
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Akrotiri ©
Ruin
Akrotiri
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Athens

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 28th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then wander the streets of Plaka.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Athens tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Fira to Athens in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Plaka ©
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Plaka
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Acropolis Museum ©
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Acropolis Museum
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