7 days in Athens, Mykonos & Santorini Itinerary

7 days in Athens, Mykonos & Santorini Itinerary

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7 days in Athens, Mykonos & Santorini Itinerary

Start: Alexandria
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Athens
— 2 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
3
Fira
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Alexandria


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2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Food Tours and Anafiotika. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Athena Nike, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Lycabettus.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Athens vacation planning app .

Alexandria, Egypt to Athens is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. August in Athens sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to 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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Sostis Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kalo Livadi Beach. On the next day, stroll through Elia Beach, don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, then make a trip to Matoyianni Street, then wander the streets of Little Venice, and finally kick back and relax at Paradise Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Athens to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. Traveling from Athens in August, you will find days in Mykonos Town are slightly colder (33°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Elia Beach, Panormos 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.
On the 20th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, do a tasting at Santo Winery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, then trek along Hiking Trail Fira - Oia, and finally look for gifts at the White, Santorini. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Ancient Thera, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Perivolos.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Fira online attractions planner .

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Ancient Thera, Santo Winery, Red Beach, Amoudi Bay
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Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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