11 days in Santorini, Kalambaka & Athens Itinerary

11 days in Santorini, Kalambaka & Athens Itinerary

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11 days in Santorini, Kalambaka & Athens Itinerary

Start: Doha
+2
Fly + taxi + ferry:  11​h 30​min
1
Kamari
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  8​h 45​min
2
Kalambaka
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Doha

3
nights
Kamari

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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Akrotiri and Monastery of Profitis Ilias. We've included these beaches for you: Red Beach and KAMARA BEACH. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach, view the masterpieces at MATI Art Gallery, trek along Hiking Trail Fira - Oia, and examine the collection at Museum of Prehistoric Thera.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kamari trip itinerary website .

Doha, Qatar to Kamari is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Doha to Kamari. When traveling from Doha in May, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Kamari: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Kamari

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Fira, Akrotiri, Monastery of Profitis Ilias, Tomato Industrial Museum, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

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nights
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Old City of Trikala and then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, contemplate the long history of Agios Stefanos, then steep yourself in history at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Roussanou Monastery.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kalambaka travel route site .

Do a combination of ferry and car from Kamari to Kalambaka in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Kamari in June, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Kalambaka. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Athens.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Metsovo, Old City of Trikala
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©

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nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get outdoors at Glyfada Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Appreciate the collections at National Archaeological Museum and Benaki Museum. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kapnikarea, wander the streets of Plaka, and take in the dramatic natural features at Areopagus.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens travel route planner.

Drive from Kalambaka to Athens in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Kalambaka in June, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

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

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