8 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

8 days in Athens & Santorini Itinerary

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Athens
— 3 nights
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Fira
— 4 nights

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Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae) and Nafplio (Bourtzi & Nauplion Promenade). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, stroll through Mount Lycabettus, and make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Athens trip maker app.

Lisbon, Portugal to Athens is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Lisbon to Athens. Traveling from Lisbon in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Athens. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Nafplio, Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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Fira

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, get a dose of the wild on Santorini Sailing, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Fira road trip planning 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. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Oia, Imerovigli, Akrotiri, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

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