21 days in Cappadocia, Athens & Mykonos Itinerary

21 days in Cappadocia, Athens & Mykonos Itinerary

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21 days in Cappadocia, Athens & Mykonos Itinerary

Start: Doha, Qatar
Fly:  11​h
1
Goreme, Turkey
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
2
Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
Subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Doha, Qatar

7
nights
Goreme, Turkey

Goreme ©
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Get in touch with nature at Goreme National Park and Goreme Tarihi Milli Parki. You'll explore and learn at La Maison du Kilim and Kapadokya Ebru Sanat Evi. Step out of Goreme with an excursion to Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri in Derinkuyu--about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: stop by Alaturca Taner, take in the exciting artwork at Chez Galip, look for all kinds of wild species at Damsa Baraji, and explore the fascinating underground world of Cappadocia Cave Dwellings.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Goreme trip itinerary maker website .

Doha, Qatar to Goreme is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Doha in August: highs in Goreme hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Uchisar, Urgup, Avanos, Ortahisar Abdioglu Camii, Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
Highlights from your plan
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings ©
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings

5
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll explore and learn at National Archaeological Museum and Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou'. Head to Ermou Street and Ioannidou Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Plaka, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, and view the masterpieces at Technohoros Art Gallery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens journey website .

Fly from Goreme to Athens in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Goreme to Athens. Traveling from Goreme in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 29°C in Athens. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

7
nights
Mykonos Town, Greece

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.
Get outdoors at Panormos Beach and Paradise Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Little Venice and Dio Horia. There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at The Big White Gallery, stroll through Super Paradise Beach, kick back and relax at Kapari Beach, and stop by Gioras Wood Medieval Mykonian Bakery.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mykonos Town route planner.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Athens in August: highs in Mykonos Town hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Mykonos, Paradise Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Kalo Livadi Beach, Paraga Beach
Highlights from your plan
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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