11 days in Athens & Mykonos Itinerary

11 days in Athens & Mykonos Itinerary

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Athens
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Mykonos Town
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Athens — 5 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Athens driving holiday planner.

Ottawa, Canada to Athens is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Ottawa to Athens, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ottawa in April, expect nights in Athens to be much warmer, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can fly to Mykonos Town.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours
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Mykonos Town — 4 nights

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.
Mykonos Town is known for sightseeing, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Little Venice, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, do a tasting at Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Athens to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Mykonos travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Nightlife
Island of the Winds
Local tradition claims that Mykonos, the trendiest of the Cyclades group of islands, came into existence from the petrified bodies of giants killed by the mythological hero Hercules. Named after the grandson of the god Apollo, this cosmopolitan "Ibiza of Greece" offers modern tourists a blend of glamour and simplicity. Be prepared for hip and loud dance clubs along the coastline and quieter areas farther from the water. Avoid cruise ship crowds thronging the narrow streets by exploring the small villages located in the center of the island. The easiest way to discover the island's golden beaches is by guided boat tour, private car, or motorcycle.
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