8 days in Cyclades Itinerary

8 days in Cyclades Itinerary

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8 days in Cyclades Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Paros
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Naxos
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

3
nights
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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, museums, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Little Venice, kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elia Beach, and don't miss a visit to Matoyianni Street.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mykonos Town trip itinerary builder site .

Melbourne, Australia to Mykonos Town is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 8 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in July; daily highs in Mykonos Town reach 33°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Paros.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Ornos Beach, Kalo Livadi Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Elia Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach

1
night
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.
You've now added Catamaran Emelia to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): head off the coast to Parikia Town, then do sightseeing your way with Catamaran Emelia, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Paros online trip planner .

Getting from Mykonos Town to Paros by car takes about 3 hours. July in Paros sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Naxos.

Things to do in Paros

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Catamaran Emelia ©
Catamaran Emelia
Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town
Panagia Ekatondapiliani ©
Panagia Ekatondapiliani

1
night
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 17th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Fish & Olive, stop by Ta Axotica Gift Shop, then take a stroll through Old Town, then delve into the distant past at Portara, and finally take a stroll through Kastro.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Naxos trip planner .

Traveling by car from Paros to Naxos takes 2 hours. In July in Naxos, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naxos

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Portara ©
Portara
Old Town ©
Old Town
Kastro ©
Kastro

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