8 days in Athens, Santorini & Mykonos Itinerary

8 days in Athens, Santorini & Mykonos Itinerary

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1
Athens
— 2 nights
2
Fira
— 2 nights
3
Mykonos Town
— 2 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 Mount Lycabettus and Erechtheion. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, wander the streets of Plaka, and make a trip to Philopappos Hill.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Athens vacation maker tool.

Merida, Mexico to Athens is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. While traveling from Merida, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Athens, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

2
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 3rd (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Experience Horse Riding, examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, and then stroll through Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Perivolos, and then Head underground at Zoodochos Pigi Cave.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Fira online trip itinerary maker.

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. In April, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Zoodochos Pigi Cave, Perivolos, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Experience Horse Riding
Highlights from your plan
Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take a memorable tour with Tours, make a trip to Kapopoulos Fine Arts, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Sostis Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town trip app.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Tours · Transportation

Side Trip

Agios Sostis Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Agios Sostis Beach ©
Agios Sostis Beach

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