7 days in Greece Itinerary

7 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Alexandria
Fly + Subway:  3 h 15 min
1
Athens
— 1 night
Subway + Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  3 h 45 min
3
Skala, Cephalonia
— 1 night
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  5 h 45 min
4
Oia, Santorini
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Alexandria

1
night
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Ermou Street, then stop by Melissinos Art -The Poet Sandal Maker, then stop by Plaka, and finally take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Athens sightseeing planner.

Alexandria, Egypt to Athens is an approximately 4- hour combination of flight and subway. You can also drive. In August in Athens, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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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.
On the 17th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach and then wander the streets of Little Venice. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Elia Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally look for gifts at Gioras Wood Medieval Mykonian Bakery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mykonos Town holiday maker 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. While traveling from Athens, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Skala.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

1
night
Skala, Cephalonia

Skala ©
Mass tourism has transformed the once-sleepy village of Skala into a modern seaside resort, its major attraction a well-developed beach that happens to be one of the longest and sandiest on the island of Cephalonia.
On the 19th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Mounda Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Argo Daily Cruises.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Skala trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Mykonos Town to Skala in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mykonos Town in August, you will find days in Skala are somewhat warmer (37°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Oia.

Things to do in Skala

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Mounda Beach
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Argo Daily Cruises ©
Argo Daily Cruises

2
nights
Oia, Santorini

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
On the 20th (Tue), ride a horse along Experience Horse Riding, stroll through Red Beach, admire the masterpieces at MATI Art Gallery, then stop by Atlantis Books E.E., and finally take in the exciting artwork at Mnemossyne Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Ernesto Workshop & Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Art Space, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and finally stroll through Caldera Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Oia tour planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Skala to Oia in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Oia can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oia

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Fira, Art Space
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Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

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