11 days in Athens, Mykonos & Santorini Itinerary

11 days in Athens, Mykonos & Santorini Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 2 nights
2
Mykonos Town
— 3 nights
3
Fira
— 4 nights

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Hephaestus. Discover out-of-the-way places like Temple of Athena Nike and Ancient Agora of Athens. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, take a stroll through Plaka, and delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Athens vacation planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Athens is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Athens is 7 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, things will get a bit warmer in Athens: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

3
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.
Relax by the water at Elia Beach and Paradise Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Matoyianni Street and Agios Sostis Beach. There's much more to do: stroll through Kalo Livadi Beach, stop by The Corner Jewellery Market, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town trip planner.

Fly from Athens to Mykonos Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. When traveling from Athens in September, plan for slightly colder days in Mykonos Town, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Agios Sostis Beach, Kalo Livadi Beach, Elia Beach, Panormos Beach, Paradise Beach
Highlights from your plan
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Agios Sostis Beach ©
Agios Sostis Beach
Kalo Livadi Beach ©
Kalo Livadi Beach

4
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Explore hidden gems such as Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail and Santo Winery. Escape the urban bustle at Red Beach and Skaros Rock. When in Fira, make a side trip to see La Ponta in Akrotiri, approximately Akrotiri away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Vlychada Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Perivolos, and explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

Plan trip to Fira with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Santorini, Skaros Rock, Santo Winery, Vlychada Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Perivolos ©
Perivolos

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