16 days in Dubrovnik, Athens & Santorini Itinerary

16 days in Dubrovnik, Athens & Santorini Itinerary

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16 days in Dubrovnik, Athens & Santorini Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly:  19​h
1
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Fira, Greece
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Singapore, Singapore

4
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Do your shopping at Art by Stjepko and Gastro Shop Pomalo. Step off the beaten path and head to Cavtat Old Town and Speed Boats Tours. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Old Town, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, get engrossed in the history at Rector's Palace, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik trip maker .

Singapore, Singapore to Dubrovnik is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Singapore to Dubrovnik, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in October, things will get cooler in Dubrovnik: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

3
nights
Athens, Greece

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 Athens Gallery. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Plaka and Acropolis of Athens. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and wander the streets of Monastiraki.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens itinerary planner .

Fly from Dubrovnik to Athens in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubrovnik to Athens due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

5
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Head to S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery and Gabbiano Nero Sculpture and Artfor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at Santo Winery and MATI Art Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fira: Oia (Oria Gallery, Mnemossyne Gallery, & more), Eduart Gjopalaj (in Kamari) and Perivolos (in Perivolos). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, contemplate the long history of Ancient Thera, take in the exciting artwork at Aegean Designs, and take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Fira trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Athens to Fira takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Oia, Kamari, Santorini, Pyrgos, Skaros Rock
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Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©

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