8 days in Santorini & Athens Itinerary

8 days in Santorini & Athens Itinerary

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Fira
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Athens
— 5 nights
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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 9th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop, then stroll through Perivolos, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, then learn about winemaking at Santo Winery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, and finally look for gifts at the White, Santorini.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Fira day trip planning site.

Chennai, India to Fira is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Fira is minus 3.5 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Chennai in January: high temperatures in Fira hover around 17°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

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5
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Private Greece Tours. Get outdoors at Orea Eleni Natural Thermal Spring and Donkeysland. Popular historic sites such as Temple of Hephaestus and Nauplion Promenade are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Lion Gate (in Mycenae) and Nafplio (Archaeological Museum of Nauplion & Fortress Palamidi). There's still lots to do: visit Anafiotika, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art, and explore the ancient world of Theater of Dionysus.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens trip 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. Traveling from Fira in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Athens, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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Historic Site
Lion Gate
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