15 days in Skopelos & Santorini Itinerary

15 days in Skopelos & Santorini Itinerary

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15 days in Skopelos & Santorini Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly + Drive:  26​h
1
Skopelos
— 3 nights
+2
Ferry + Foot + Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Fira
— 10 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Cape Town

3
nights
Skopelos

Skopelos ©
Known as one of the Aegean's greenest islands, Skopelos features a long coastline of fine beaches and an interior covered with verdant pine forests, olive groves, and plum orchards.
Venture out of the city with trips to National Marine Park of Alonissos and Northern Sporades (in Patitiri), Skiathos Cemetery (in Skiathos Town) and Skiathos (Lalaria Beach & monastero di Panagia Evangelistria). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Koukounaries Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Evangelistria, stop by Mediterraneo Deli Skopelos, and make a trip to Saint Riginos Monastery.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Skopelos trip itinerary planner .

Cape Town, South Africa to Skopelos is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. Expect colder weather when traveling from Cape Town in December: highs in Skopelos hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Skopelos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Skiathos, National Marine Park of Alonissos and Northern Sporades
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Lalaria Beach ©
Lalaria Beach
Koukounaries Beach ©
Koukounaries Beach
Saint Riginos Monastery ©
Saint Riginos Monastery

10
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
When in Fira, make a side trip to see Santo Horse Riding in Akrotiri, approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera, contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, and do a tasting at Santo Winery.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Fira trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Skopelos to Fira in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In December, daytime highs in Fira are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Oia, Kamari, Imerovigli, Akrotiri, Santorini
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Wine Tours & Tastings

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