9 days in Santorini & Athens Itinerary

9 days in Santorini & Athens Itinerary

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9 days in Santorini & Athens Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Fira
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Athens
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Head to Aquamarine Jewelry and S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Galleryfor some retail therapy. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop and MATI Art Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, view the masterpieces at Tzamia - Krystalla Art Gallery Santorini, and get a taste of the local shopping with Akron Art Centre.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fira driving holiday planner .

New Delhi, India to Fira is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Fira is minus 3 hours. When traveling from New Delhi in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Fira, with highs around 18°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oia, Santorini, Kamari, Akrotiri, Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel
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Aquamarine Jewelry ©
Aquamarine Jewelry
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Art Space ©
Art Space

5
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ermou Street and Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou'. Acropolis of Athens and National Archaeological Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Plaka, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Orlik Gallery, and get a taste of the local shopping with Technohoros Art Gallery.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Athens trip planner .

You can fly from Fira to Athens in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Fira in December, plan for little chillier nights in Athens, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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