18 days in Mykonos Town & Santorini Itinerary

18 days in Mykonos Town & Santorini Itinerary

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18 days in Mykonos Town & Santorini Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  5​h
1
Mykonos Town
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Oia
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Fira
— 6 nights
Drive:  15​min
4
Karteradhos
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
5
Kamari
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
Akrotiri
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Perissa
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h
End: Jerusalem

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Platis Gialos Beach, then kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Elia Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by T-bar Mykonos, examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Little Venice.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town holiday planner.

In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Oia.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Platis Gialos Beach, Paradise Beach, Elia Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach

2
nights
Oia

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Mnemossyne Gallery, stop by Atlantis Books, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, then learn about winemaking at Domaine Sigalas, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Sunset in Oia. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Katharos Beach, look for gifts at Aquamarine Jewelry, then look for gifts at Eponymo, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Oia vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Mykonos Town to Oia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Oia are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Fira.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Shopping Nature
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Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani ©
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani

6
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes SantoriniExperts - Tours as well as Santorini Sailing. Get some cultural insight at Santo Winery and Tzamia - Krystalla Art Gallery Santorini. Get in touch with nature at Hiking Trail Fira - Oia and Nea Kameni. There's much more to do: look for gifts at Koukla Art, kick back and relax at Vouvoulos Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, and do a tasting at Artemis Karamolegos Winery.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Fira vacation builder.

Fira is just a stone's throw from Oia. In October in Fira, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Karteradhos.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Santorini, Santorini Sailing, Vourvoulos Beach, SantoriniExperts, Santo Winery
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MATI Art Gallery ©
MATI Art Gallery
Santorini Sailing ©
Santorini Sailing
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©

1
night
Karteradhos

Karteradhos ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Argyros Mansion, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then savor the flavors at Erotokritos.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Karteradhos vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Fira to Karteradhos with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kamari.

Things to do in Karteradhos

Nightlife Museums

Side Trip

Argyros Mansion
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Erotokritos ©
Erotokritos
Argyros Mansion ©
Argyros Mansion

2
nights
Kamari

Kamari ©
Kamari is a coastal village on the southeastern part of the Aegean island of Santorini, Greece, in the Cyclades archipelago with a population of approx. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): do a tasting at Venetsanos Winery, then see the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsoyannopoulos, and then stroll through KAMARA BEACH. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Ancient Thera, don't miss a visit to Santorini Arts Factory, and then stop by Stardust.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kamari online itinerary creator.

Explore your travel options from Karteradhos to Kamari with the Route module. In October, daytime highs in Kamari are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Kamari

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Venetsanos Winery, Stardust, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Santorini Arts Factory
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Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Ancient Thera ©
Ancient Thera

2
nights
Akrotiri

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): look for gifts at Galatea Pottery, look for gifts at Faros Market, tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, then explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, and finally see the interesting displays at Tomato Industrial Museum. Keep things going the next day: take a tour by water with Santorini Yachting, kick back and relax at Caldera Beach, and then stop by The Good Heart.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Akrotiri travel planner.

Akrotiri is very close to Kamari. In October, daytime highs in Akrotiri are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Perissa.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Transportation Tours

Side Trip

Vlychada
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Captain George Santorini Yachting ©
Captain George Santorini Yachting

2
nights
Perissa

Perissa ©
One of Santorini's seaside treasures, Perissa provides travelers with a lively restaurant scene and easy access to several archaeological sites.
On the 16th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Perivolos and then enjoy the sand and surf at Eros Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): stroll through Perissa Black Sand Beach, then examine the collection at Cultural Village, and then examine the collection at Monastery of Profitis Ilias.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Perissa trip planner.

Perissa is just a stone's throw from Akrotiri. In October, daytime highs in Perissa are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C.

Things to do in Perissa

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Perivolos, Cultural Village, Monastery of Profitis Ilias
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Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Monastery of Profitis Ilias ©
Monastery of Profitis Ilias

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