11 days in Athens, Santorini & Crete Itinerary

11 days in Athens, Santorini & Crete Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 4 nights
2
Kamari
— 3 nights
3
Heraklion
— 2 nights

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 National Archaeological Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Acropolis of Athens and Plaka. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Ermou Street, take in the exciting artwork at Eleni Marneri Galerie, explore the galleries of Orlik Gallery, and stop by Taf The Art Foundation.

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 21-hour combination of car and 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 °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kamari.

Things to do in Athens

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

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 Mnemossyne Gallery. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Aquamarine Jewelry and MATI Art Gallery. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Oria Gallery, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and browse the eclectic array of goods at The Secret Room.

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 do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. March in Kamari sees daily highs of °F and lows of °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, Nature & Wildlife Tours, S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery
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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 °F, and evening lows to °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
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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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