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
— 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
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Oia, Santorini
— 2 nights
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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Ermou Street, then look for gifts at Melissinos Art -The Poet Sandal Maker, then take a stroll through Plaka, and finally get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

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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 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach and then wander the streets of Little Venice. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Elia Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings 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 see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mykonos Town visit planner .

Getting from Athens to Mykonos Town by combination of subway and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. Traveling from Athens in August, expect nights in Mykonos Town to be about the same, around 27°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Skala.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Panormos Beach, Elia 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), look for all kinds of wild species at Mounda Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Argo Daily Cruises.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Skala vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Mykonos Town to Skala takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. While traveling from Mykonos Town, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Skala, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to 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), explore by horseback at Santo Horse Riding, kick back and relax at Red Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at MATI Art Gallery, then stop by Atlantis Books, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Mnemossyne Gallery. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Ernesto Workshop & Gallery, then get a taste of the local shopping with Art Space, then explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Caldera Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Oia trip itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Skala to Oia in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oia

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Fira, Art Space
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Atlantis Books ©
Atlantis Books
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

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