9 days in Athens, Mykonos & Santorini Itinerary

9 days in Athens, Mykonos & Santorini Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 2 nights
2
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
3
Fira
— 2 nights

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Monastiraki, Ermou Street, Temple of Olympian Zeus, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, thenadmire the striking features of Parthenon, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Plaka, thentake a stroll through Ermou Street, and then wander the streets of Monastiraki.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Athens attractions planner.

Columbia, USA to Athens is an approximately 19-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Columbia in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Athens: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka
Parthenon ©
Parthenon

2
nights
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.
Archaeological Museum of Mykonos has been added to your itinerary. On the 30th (Tue), don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli) and then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Matoyianni Street, visit Little Venice, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach.

Plan trip to Mykonos Town with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Fly from Athens to Mykonos Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °F in March, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trip

Paradise Beach
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Archaeological Museum of Mykonos ©
Archaeological Museum of Mykonos

2
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 Navys Waterworld Dive Center, Perissa Black Sand Beach and Santorini Sea Kayak - Day Tours. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera, and kick back and relax at Red Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Fira itinerary tool.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Fira by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Kamari, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Santorini Sea Kayak - Day Tours ©
Santorini Sea Kayak - Day Tours
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Ancient Thera ©
Ancient Thera

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