8 days in Cyclades & Santorini Itinerary

8 days in Cyclades & Santorini Itinerary

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8 days in Cyclades & Santorini Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  4​h 15​min
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Paros
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Fira
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Amorgos
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Naxos
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Paris


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Mykonos Town, Mykonos

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 20th (Sat), kick back and relax at Paradise Beach and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Mykonos Town road trip planner.

Paris, France to Mykonos Town is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Mykonos Town due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 26°C in Mykonos Town. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Paros.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods Outdoors Historic Sites

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Paradise Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Matoyianni Street ©
Matoyianni Street
Rarity Gallery ©
Rarity Gallery

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Paros

Paros ©
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 22nd (Mon), get a tailor-made plan with Catamaran Emelia.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paros vacation site .

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Paros in 1.5 hours. July in Paros sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Paros

Outdoors Tours
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Catamaran Emelia ©
Catamaran Emelia

2
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Perivolos, then see the interesting displays at Tomato Industrial Museum, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at the White, Santorini, then see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and then explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Fira trip maker site .

You can ride a ferry from Paros to Fira in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Amorgos.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Perivolos, Tomato Industrial Museum
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Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Helicopter Tours

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night
Amorgos

Amorgos ©
One of the Aegean's treasures, Amorgos remains relatively undiscovered by foreign travelers, despite the fact that it boasts a high concentration of ancient ruins and offers some of the finest rock-climbing opportunities in Greece.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take a stroll through Chora, make a trip to Monastery of Panagia Hozoviotissa (Grace of Panagia -Virgin Mary), and then stroll through Agia Anna Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Amorgos trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Amorgos takes an hour. In July, daytime highs in Amorgos are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Amorgos

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Chora ©
Chora

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Naxos

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take a stroll through Kastro, explore the ancient world of Portara, and then stroll through Plaka Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Eggares Olive Press Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Fish & Olive, then look for gifts at Yalomorfon Glass Art Studio, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Mikri Vigla Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Naxos holiday planning site .

Getting from Amorgos to Naxos by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Naxos can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Naxos

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Plaka Beach ©
Plaka Beach
Mikri Vigla Beach ©
Mikri Vigla Beach
Kastro ©
Kastro

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