8 days in Athens, Milos & Fira Itinerary

8 days in Athens, Milos & Fira Itinerary

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Athens
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Milos
— 3 nights
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Fira
— 4 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Byzantine and Christian Museum, explore the ancient world of Theater of Dionysus, and then get a taste of local nightlife at Athens Wine Tasting.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Athens day trip planning website.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. In September, daytime highs in Athens are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Milos.

Things to do in Athens

Nightlife · Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Athens Wine Tasting ©
Athens Wine Tasting
Byzantine and Christian Museum ©
Byzantine and Christian Museum
Theater of Dionysus ©
Theater of Dionysus

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Milos

Milos

Island of Colors

The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Step out of the city life by going to Mandrakia Beach and Kalogries Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Venetian Castle of Milos and Agia Paraskevi Church. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Alogomandra Beach, see the interesting displays at Sand Museum, learn and have fun at Faskomilo, and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological museum of Milos.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Milos online day trip planner.

Fly from Athens to Milos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In September, daytime highs in Milos are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Milos

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mandrakia Beach
Mandrakia Beach
Alogomandra Beach ©
Alogomandra Beach
Kastanas Beach ©
Kastanas Beach

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Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
For shopping fun, head to MATI Art Gallery or Art Space. Visit Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist and Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Fira to Akrotiri to see La Ponta about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Megalochori - Traditional Village, examine the collection at Cultural Village, stop by Atlantis Books E.E., and learn about winemaking at Venetsanos Winery.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Fira trip itinerary app.

Getting from Milos to Fira by ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly. September in Fira sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Megalochori - Traditional Village ©
Megalochori - Traditional Village
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Venetsanos Winery ©
Venetsanos Winery

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