7 days in Greece Itinerary

7 days in Greece Itinerary

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7 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Alexandria
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Athens
— 2 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
3
Fira, Santorini
— 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.
Shop till you drop at Ermou Street and Onassis Stegi. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, take a stroll around Athinais, and get a taste of the local shopping with Pandora Art Gallery.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Athens sightseeing planning website .

Alexandria, Egypt to Athens is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August in Athens, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Shopping Museums Wildlife
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka
Ermou Street ©
Ermou Street

2
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

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): stop by Gioras Wood Medieval Mykonian Bakery, then wander the streets of Little Venice, then enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Elia Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Platis Gialos Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Dio Horia, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Big White Gallery.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mykonos Town road trip planning website .

Do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. When traveling from Athens in August, plan for little chillier days in Mykonos Town, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Panormos Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Paradise Beach, Elia Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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nights
Fira, Santorini

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 Santo Horse Riding, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then look for gifts at Atlantis Books, and finally view the masterpieces at Mnemossyne Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Kamari Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Art Space, then enjoy the sand and surf at Perissa Black Sand Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Fira driving holiday planning site .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Kamari Beach, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Art Space
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Santo Horse Riding ©
Santo Horse Riding
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

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