11 days in Santorini & Tsilivi (Planos) Itinerary

11 days in Santorini & Tsilivi (Planos) Itinerary

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Fira
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Tsilivi (Planos)
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Fira

— 4 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Fira day trip tool.

Bristol, UK to Fira is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, taxi, and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Bristol to Fira due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tsilivi (Planos).

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Tsilivi (Planos)

— 6 nights
A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tsilivi (Planos): Goumas Estate - Art & Wine Winery (in Maries), Banana Beach (in Vasilikos) and Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria). And it doesn't end there: race across the water with a speed boat tour, explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Caves, enjoy the sand and surf at Tsilivi Beach, and stroll through Laganas Beach.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tsilivi (Planos) trip maker website.

You can fly from Fira to Tsilivi (Planos) in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Fira in June since evenings lows in Tsilivi (Planos) dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tsilivi (Planos)

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Santorini travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Ruins
Wine Island
Known for dramatic views and romantic sunsets, the island of Santorini draws visitors with its long string of black, white, and red beaches. The largest and most significant of a small group of volcanic islands located just 200 km (120 mi) southeast of Greece's mainland, Santorini boasts just over 15,000 permanent residents. Created by a massive volcanic eruption that likely destroyed a single large island, the archipelago still features an active volcano, which saw its last eruption in the 1950s. The easiest way to explore Santorini's craggy coastline is on foot. Start by visiting the archaeological sites on the island's southwestern side, which offer a chance to discover the area's ancient past with unobstructed views of the famed volcano.

Zakynthos travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · Islands
Flower of the East
Located just off the west coast of mainland Greece, Zakynthos enjoys a reputation as both a party destination and a family-friendly getaway. Packed with foreign tourists along its eastern and southeastern coastline, the island also features numerous tranquil pockets in its central region of forested mountains and rolling hills. Avoid the overcrowded east by discovering the island's less-explored northern sections, which contain a series of deep caves that feature sun reflecting on seawater and white stones, creating a striking shade of azure particular to this part of the world. The northern capes of the island also offer the calmest waters, which lap a string of developed beaches with plenty of modern facilities.