7 days in Athens & Mykonos Town Itinerary

7 days in Athens & Mykonos Town Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece trip planner

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Athens
— 3 nights
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Mykonos Town
— 3 nights
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Athens

— 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae) and Corinth Canal (in Corinth). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Monastiraki, get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, and admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Athens road trip planning tool.

If you are flying in from Costa Rica, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

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Mykonos Town

— 3 nights

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): look for gifts at Mytho, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then take a stroll through Little Venice, then make a trip to Rarity Gallery, and finally don't miss a visit to Matoyianni Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Elia Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Platis Gialos Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach, and finally examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Mykonos Town driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Mykonos Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. May in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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