11 days in Cyclades Itinerary

11 days in Cyclades Itinerary

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11 days in Cyclades Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Fira, Santorini
— 6 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
End: Athens

Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
We've included these beaches for you: Kamari Beach and Perissa Black Sand Beach. Do your shopping at Atlantis Books and Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop. Venture out of the city with trips to Santo Horse Riding (in Akrotiri) and Perivolos (in Perivolos). There's lots more to do: stroll through Red Beach, don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia, explore the ancient world of Ancient Thera, and hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail.

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Athens to Fira is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. In September in Fira, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Kamari, Santorini, Pyrgos
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Akrotiri ©
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

Mykonos Town, Mykonos

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Panormos Beach and Elia Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Paradise Beach and Platis Gialos Beach. There's lots more to do: stop by Gioras Wood Medieval Mykonian Bakery, take a stroll through Little Venice, enjoy the sand and surf at Super Paradise Beach, and don't miss a visit to Matoyianni Street.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mykonos Town trip planning site .

Getting from Fira to Mykonos Town by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Elia Beach, Panormos Beach, Platis Gialos Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach