8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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Mykonos Town
— 1 night
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Fira
— 2 nights
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Skopelos
— 1 night
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Paros
— 2 nights

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Mykonos Town

Mykonos Town ©

Chora Mykonos

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): stop by Mytho, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and then take a stroll through Little Venice. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): make a trip to Rarity Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Mykonos Town trip planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Mykonos Town is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Cape Town in August, expect nights in Mykonos Town to be warmer, around 27°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 33°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach

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Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Kamari Beach, delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and then kick back and relax at Red Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, then make a trip to Sunset in Oia, then contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, and finally look for gifts at the White, Santorini.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Fira route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Skopelos.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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Skopelos

Skopelos ©

Green Jewel on Blue

Known as one of the Aegean's greenest islands, Skopelos features a long coastline of fine beaches and an interior covered with verdant pine forests, olive groves, and plum orchards.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Ioannis Beach, then kick back and relax at Kastani Beach, and then stop by Kactri.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Skopelos trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Fira to Skopelos by combination of flight and ferry takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Paros.

Things to do in Skopelos

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping
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Kastani Beach ©
Kastani Beach

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Paros

Paros ©

Poor Man's Mykonos

Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
On the 12th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum Parou, take in the waterfront activity at Old Port of Naoussa, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Ekatondapiliani, and finally steep yourself in history at Parikia Town.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Paros travel planning app.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Skopelos to Paros in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paros

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums
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Old Port of Naoussa ©
Old Port of Naoussa
Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town
Panagia Ekatondapiliani ©
Panagia Ekatondapiliani

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