12 days in Santorini & Athens Itinerary

12 days in Santorini & Athens Itinerary

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12 days in Santorini & Athens Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Fira
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Athens
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Mumbai

4
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Art Space and Mnemossyne Gallery. Akrotiri and Monastery of Dominican Sisters will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fira: Akrotiri (Santo Horse Riding & Caldera Beach), Eduart Gjopalaj (in Kamari) and Atlantis Books (in Oia). There's lots more to do: stroll through KAMARA BEACH, kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, and view the masterpieces at Tzamia - Krystalla Art Gallery Santorini.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Fira trip tool .

Mumbai, India to Fira is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Fira due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in June, expect Fira to be a bit cooler, temps between 32°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kamari, Akrotiri, Oia, S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

5
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Appreciate the collections at National Archaeological Museum and Benaki Museum. Do your shopping at Ermou Street and Eleni Marneri Galerie. Go for a jaunt from Athens to Glyfada to see Sea Turtle Rescue Centre about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Ioannidou Art Gallery, and get a taste of the local shopping with Pandora Art Gallery.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Athens road trip planning website .

You can fly from Fira to Athens in 3.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

ARCHELON Τhe Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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