11 days in Athens, Santorini & Crete Itinerary

11 days in Athens, Santorini & Crete Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dothan
Fly:  19 h 15 min
1
Athens
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Kamari
— 3 nights
Ferry:  2 h
3
Heraklion
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Dothan

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll explore and learn at Acropolis Museum and Orlik Gallery. Do some cultural sightseeing at Acropolis of Athens and National Archaeological Museum. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Plaka, take in the exciting artwork at Taf The Art Foundation, admire the masterpieces at Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou', and browse the exhibits of Technohoros Art Gallery.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Athens road trip app.

Dothan, USA to Athens is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dothan to Athens is 8 hours. When traveling from Dothan in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Athens, with highs around 63°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kamari.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

3
nights
Kamari

Kamari ©
Kamari is a coastal village on the southeastern part of the Aegean island of Santorini, Greece, in the Cyclades archipelago with a population of approx. Get some cultural insight at Akrotiri and MATI Art Gallery. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Mnemossyne Gallery and S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kamari: Oia (Oria Gallery, Oia Treasures Art Gallery, &more). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop, browse the eclectic array of goods at The Secret Room, and explore the galleries of Asimis Kolaitou Art Gallery Santorini.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kamari trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Athens to Kamari in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. March in Kamari sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Kamari

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Fira, S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery, Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

2
nights
Heraklion

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
On the 22nd (Sun), delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, stop by Nerium Oleander, thenget engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and finally get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Heraklion trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Kamari to Heraklion takes 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 50°F. On the 23rd (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
Highlights from your plan
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

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