8 days in Cyclades Itinerary

8 days in Cyclades Itinerary

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8 days in Cyclades Itinerary

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mykonos Town trip planning app .

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. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. In August, Mykonos Town is somewhat warmer than Paris - with highs of 33°C and lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Paros.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Paradise Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Paraportiani Church ©
Paraportiani Church

2
nights
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.
Catamaran Emelia has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Parikia Town, then do sightseeing your way with Catamaran Emelia, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum Parou and then go for a stroll along the water at Old Port of Naoussa.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Paros day trip tool .

You can drive from Mykonos Town to Paros in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Fira.

Things to do in Paros

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Catamaran Emelia ©
Catamaran Emelia
Old Port of Naoussa ©
Old Port of Naoussa
Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town

4
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Go for a jaunt from Fira to Perissa to see Perissa Black Sand Beach about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, and steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Fira tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Paros to Fira in 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kamari, Oia, Akrotiri, Santo Winery, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

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