16 days in Athens, Paros & Santorini Itinerary

16 days in Athens, Paros & Santorini Itinerary

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Athens
— 4 nights
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Paros
— 7 nights
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Fira
— 2 nights
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Athens
— 1 night

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Athens

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Acropolis of Athens as well as Theater of Dionysus. Temple of Hephaestus and Temple of Olympian Zeus will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Erechtheion and Church of Kapnikarea. It doesn't end there: visit Plaka and get a sense of history and politics at Hellenic Parliament.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Athens online trip maker.

Chicago, USA to Athens is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Chicago to Athens. In July, Athens is somewhat warmer than Chicago - with highs of 91°F and lows of 75°F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sat) before leaving for Paros.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Plaka
4.4

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Paros

Paros ©

Poor Man's Mykonos

Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Moraitis Winery, Santa Maria Beach and Michael Zeppos - Cruise Boat Day Tours. Parikia Town and Panagia Ekatondapiliani will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Golden Beach and Lageri beach. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Palm Beach Paros, kick back and relax at Faragas Beach, view the masterpieces at Yria Ceramic Studio, and get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum Parou.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Paros trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Athens to Paros in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Athens in July, you will find days in Paros are a bit cooler (85°F), and nights are about the same (73°F). You'll set off for Fira on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in Paros

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Highlights from your trip
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Parikia Town
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Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Santorini Zen Spa. On the 13th (Sat), relax and rejuvenate at Santorini Zen Spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist and then learn about winemaking at Santo Winery.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Fira trip planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Paros to Fira takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 74°F. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Spas · Wineries · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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Athens

Athens

The Birthplace of Democracy

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Athens day trip tool.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Athens takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Transportation

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