9 days in Mykonos, Rhodes & Santorini Itinerary

9 days in Mykonos, Rhodes & Santorini Itinerary

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Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
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Rhodes Town
— 2 nights
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Fira
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 2nd (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Panayia Tourliani, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach, then sample the tasty concoctions at Mykonos Brewing Company, then take in the waterfront activity at Old Port, and finally make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, kick back and relax at Megali Ammos, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint George, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Ornos Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town trip maker website.

Athens to Mykonos Town is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of taxi and ferry. When traveling from Athens in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Mykonos Town, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Monastery of Panayia Tourliani, Mykonos Brewing Company, Ornos Beach
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Ornos Beach ©
Ornos Beach
Monastery of Panayia Tourliani ©
Monastery of Panayia Tourliani

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Rhodes Town

Rhodes Town ©
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, examine the collection at Kahal Shalom Synagogue, then contemplate the long history of Filerimos Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Nectarios Church. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Ancient Olympic Stadium - Rhodes, explore the ancient world of The Acropolis of Rhodes, contemplate the long history of Street of the Knights, then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rhodes Town route planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Rhodes Town by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Rhodes Town can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Saint Nectarios Church, Filerimos Monastery
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Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue ©
Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue
Street of the Knights ©
Street of the Knights
Filerimos Monastery ©
Filerimos Monastery

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Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Step out of the city life by going to Perissa Black Sand Beach and Experience Horse Riding. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist and Artemis Karamolegos Winery. When in Fira, make a side trip to see La Ponta in Akrotiri, approximately Akrotiri away. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Dominican Sisters, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Three Bells of Fira.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Fira day trip website.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Rhodes Town to Fira in 6 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Castelli of Pyrgos, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, Gaia Winery
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Castelli of Pyrgos ©
Castelli of Pyrgos
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Artemis Karamolegos Winery ©
Artemis Karamolegos Winery

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