7 days in Athens, Mykonos & Santorini Itinerary

7 days in Athens, Mykonos & Santorini Itinerary

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1
Athens
— 2 nights
2
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
3
Fira
— 2 nights

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Temple of Hephaestus and Mount Lycabettus. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens road trip planning site.

Alexandria, Egypt to Athens is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

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

2
nights
Mykonos Town

Mykonos Town ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): kick back and relax at Agios Sostis Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kalo Livadi Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Elia Beach, don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, make a trip to Matoyianni Street, thenwander the streets of Little Venice, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mykonos Town visit app.

You can fly from Athens to Mykonos Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. Traveling from Athens in August, expect nights in Mykonos Town to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Panormos Beach, Elia Beach, Paradise Beach, Agios Sostis Beach, Kalo Livadi Beach
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Agios Sostis Beach ©
Agios Sostis Beach
Kalo Livadi Beach ©
Kalo Livadi Beach
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach

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nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, learn about winemaking at Santo Winery, contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, thentrek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, and finally stop by the White, Santorini. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Perivolos.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Fira vacation planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In August in Fira, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santorini, Santo Winery, Amoudi Bay, Red Beach, Ancient Thera
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Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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