9 days in Mykonos, Santorini & Athens Itinerary

9 days in Mykonos, Santorini & Athens Itinerary

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Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
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Akrotiri
— 1 night
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Oia
— 2 nights
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Athens
— 3 nights

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Mykonos Town

Mykonos Town ©

Chora Mykonos

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 2nd (Fri): make a trip to Kapopoulos Fine Arts, see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, then wander the streets of Little Venice, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery. On your second day here, get a new perspective on things with Mykonos Kayak Day Tours & Trails, then enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Mykonos Town is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 3.5 hours. When traveling from Mumbai in October, plan for colder days in Mykonos Town, with highs around 25°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Neighborhoods

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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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Akrotiri

Akrotiri ©

Greek Pompeii

Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamari Beach, then kick back and relax at Red Beach, and then explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Akrotiri trip maker tool.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri takes 2.5 hours. October in Akrotiri sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Oia.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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Oia

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and then get a dose of the wild on Santorini Sailing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, then explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, and finally trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Oia sightseeing planner.

Getting from Akrotiri to Oia by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Oia are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Oia

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

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Wine Tours & Tastings
Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock
Santorini Sailing ©
Santorini Sailing

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Athens

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 7th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, then don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, and finally explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at National Garden, then stop by Plaka, then don't miss a visit to Ancient Agora of Athens, and finally steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Oia to Athens in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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