14 days in Athens & Akrotiri Itinerary

14 days in Athens & Akrotiri Itinerary

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1
Athens
— 10 nights
2
Akrotiri
— 3 nights

10
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae), Fortress Palamidi (in Nafplio) and Corinth (Akrokorinthos, Archea Korinthos, &more). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Athens travel itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Athens

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Corinth, Archaeological Site Mycenae, Fortress Palamidi, Splash Water Park
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Akrotiri

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
On the 7th (Tue), stroll through Caldera Beach, kick back and relax at Almyra Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri. Here are some ideas for day two: explore by horseback at Experience Horse Riding, Head underground at Zoodochos Pigi Cave, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kamari Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Akrotiri day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Akrotiri takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Athens in July, expect nights in Akrotiri to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kamari, Tomato Industrial Museum, Perissa Black Sand Beach
Highlights from your plan
Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

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