12 days in Athens, Santorini & Mykonos Itinerary

12 days in Athens, Santorini & Mykonos Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Nafplio (Fortress Palamidi, Church of Panaghia, &more) and The Church of the Virgin Mary (in Tolon). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Lycabettus, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens travel route builder site.

Dublin, Ireland to Athens is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in July: high temperatures in Athens hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Nafplio, The Church of the Virgin Mary
Highlights from your plan
Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

3
nights
Fira

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and stroll through Perissa Black Sand Beach.

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You can fly from Athens to Fira in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. When traveling from Athens in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Fira: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Amoudi Bay
Highlights from your plan
Helicopter Tours
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mykonos Town: Agios Prokopios Beach (in Agios Prokopios) and Naos tou Apollona - Portara (in Naxos Town). Next up on the itinerary: visit Little Venice, stroll through Panormos Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Mykonos Town vacation planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Mykonos, Paradise Beach, Ornos Beach, Agios Prokopios Beach, Panormos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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