11 days in Rome, Santorini & Athens Itinerary

11 days in Rome, Santorini & Athens Itinerary

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11 days in Rome, Santorini & Athens Itinerary

Start: Seattle, United States
Fly:  17​h
1
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Kamari, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Seattle, United States

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Palatine Hill and St. Peter's Basilica. Get outdoors at Catacombe di San Callisto and Colle del Gianicolo. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, wander the streets of Trastevere, and steep yourself in history at Roman Forum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rome online sightseeing planner .

Seattle, USA to Rome is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in June; daily highs in Rome reach 84°F and lows reach 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Kamari.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Kamari, Greece

Kamari ©
Kamari is a coastal village on the southeastern part of the Aegean island of Santorini, Greece, in the Cyclades archipelago with a population of approx. Get some cultural insight at Akrotiri and Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A.. Get in touch with nature at Red Beach and Caldera Beach. When in Kamari, make a side trip to see Santo Horse Riding in Akrotiri, approximately 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at KAMARA BEACH, tour the pleasant surroundings at Perissa Black Sand Beach, explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, and trek along Hiking Trail Fira - Oia.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kamari trip itinerary planning app .

Fly from Rome to Kamari in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Kamari is 1 hour. June in Kamari sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Kamari

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Skaros Rock, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A.
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Santo Horse Riding ©
Santo Horse Riding
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Bring the kids along to Plaka and Acropolis of Athens. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Acropolis Museum and Temple of Olympian Zeus. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Glyfada Beach, and admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Athens travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kamari to Athens takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight; or ride a ferry. July in Athens sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
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Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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