7 days in Santorini, Mykonos & Athens Itinerary

7 days in Santorini, Mykonos & Athens Itinerary

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7 days in Santorini, Mykonos & Athens Itinerary

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


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2
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Tzamia - Krystalla Art Gallery Santorini. Keep things going the next day: stop by Sand Lily Boutique, tour the pleasant surroundings at Perivolos, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and finally learn about winemaking at Santo Winery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Fira trip itinerary tool .

Alexandria, Egypt to Fira is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Imerovigli, Mnemossyne Gallery, Perivolos, Santo Winery, Akrotiri
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Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery
Spas

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): kick back and relax at Panormos Beach, stop by Antica Murrina, and then wander the streets of Little Venice. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalo Livadi Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Sostis Beach, and then make a trip to Matoyianni Street.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town online itinerary planner .

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Agios Sostis Beach, Panormos Beach, Kalo Livadi Beach, Antica Murrina
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Agios Sostis Beach ©
Agios Sostis Beach
Kalo Livadi Beach ©
Kalo Livadi Beach

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take a stroll around Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Hephaestus, and then take a stroll through Plaka. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, then delve into the distant past at Erechtheion, and finally wander the streets of Anafiotika.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Mykonos Town to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. When traveling from Mykonos Town in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Athens, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre
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Plaka ©
Plaka
Anafiotika ©
Anafiotika

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