19 days in Sofia, Athens & Santorini Itinerary

19 days in Sofia, Athens & Santorini Itinerary

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Sofia, Bulgaria
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 6 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 9 nights

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Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Head to Vitosha Boulevard and Gallery Ednafor some retail therapy. Appreciate the collections at Zelena gallery and Sofia City Art Gallery. Change things up with a short trip to Cottage Farm in Alino (about 1h 5 min away). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vitosha Mountain and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sofia online trip planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Sofia is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Bangkok to Sofia, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bangkok in August, expect nights in Sofia to be much colder, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Sofia

Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Cottage Farm
Highlights from your plan
Vitosha Boulevard ©
Vitosha Boulevard
Vitosha Mountain ©
Vitosha Mountain
Cottage Farm ©
Cottage Farm

6
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
For shopping fun, head to Ermou Street or Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou'. Acropolis Museum and Benaki Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take in the exciting artwork at Pandora Art Gallery, take a stroll around Athinais, and wander the streets of Plaka.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Sofia to Athens by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sofia in August; daily highs in Athens reach 39°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Shopping · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum
Benaki Museum ©
Benaki Museum

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Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Museum-lovers will appreciate MATI Art Gallery and Tzamia - Krystalla Art Gallery Santorini. Shop till you drop at S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery and Atlantis Books E.E.. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Red Beach, stroll through Perivolos, take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, and hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Fira day trip app.

Getting from Athens to Fira by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. When traveling from Athens in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Fira, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Santorini, Kamari, Akron Art Centre
Highlights from your plan
Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

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