9 days in Hydra, Mykonos & Athens Itinerary

9 days in Hydra, Mykonos & Athens Itinerary

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9 days in Hydra, Mykonos & Athens Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Hydra
— 1 night
Travel:  8​h 15​min
2
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
3
Athens
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  17​h
End: Denver

1
night
Hydra

Hydra ©
Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hydra trip tool .

Denver, USA to Hydra is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Denver to Hydra due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Hydra, with lows of 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Hydra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Harriets Hydra Horses ©
Harriets Hydra Horses
Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra ©

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Panormos Beach and Paradise Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Kapari Beach and Elia Beach. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Platis Gialos Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Fokos Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Mykonos Town trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Hydra to Mykonos Town with the Route module. In October, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mykonos, Platis Gialos Beach, Elia Beach, Paradise Beach, Agios Sostis Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Acropolis Museum and Plaka are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Hephaestus are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, and make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Athens day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Mykonos Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Olympian Zeus ©
Temple of Olympian Zeus

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