9 days in Santorini, Naxos & Athens Itinerary

9 days in Santorini, Naxos & Athens Itinerary

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Fira
— 2 nights
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Naxos Town
— 1 night
3
Athens
— 4 nights

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Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Do your shopping at MATI Art Gallery and Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop. You'll get in some beach time at Red Beach and Perissa Black Sand Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Kamari Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Oia Treasures Art Gallery, look for gifts at Atlantis Books E.E., and pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Fira travel planning website.

Chicago, USA to Fira is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Chicago to Fira. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Chicago in August since evenings lows in Fira dip to 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Oia, Kamari, Akrotiri, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

1
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Naxos Town

Naxos Town ©
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Naos tou Apollona - Portara, take a stroll through Kastro, see the interesting displays at Distillery M. G. Vallindras Eirini Frangoudaki, then take in the exciting artwork at EL- EcoArt, then view the masterpieces at Fish & Olive, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Agios Georgios Diasoritis.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Naxos Town trip builder app.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Naxos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in August, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chalkio, EL- EcoArt
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Fish & Olive ©
Fish & Olive
Kastro ©
Kastro
Naos tou Apollona - Portara ©
Naos tou Apollona - Portara

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Athens

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 Orlik Gallery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Acropolis of Athens and Plaka. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, browse the exhibits of Eleni Marneri Galerie, and delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Athens trip planner.

Getting from Naxos Town to Athens by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Naxos Town in August, you will find days in Athens are somewhat warmer (92°F), and nights are about the same (77°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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