11 days in Mykonos, Santorini & Athens Itinerary

11 days in Mykonos, Santorini & Athens Itinerary

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11 days in Mykonos, Santorini & Athens Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
2
Fira
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Athens
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Atlanta


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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.
Get in touch with nature at Panormos Beach and Paradise Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kapari Beach and Elia Beach. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Little Venice, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town trip tool .

Atlanta, USA to Mykonos Town is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Atlanta to Mykonos Town due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Atlanta in September, expect nights in Mykonos Town to be about the same, around 69°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Panormos Beach, Kapari Beach, Paradise Beach, Elia Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

3
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Akrotiri and Akrotiri LightHouse. Get some historical perspective at Ancient Thera and Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. Step out of Fira with an excursion to Santo Horse Riding in Akrotiri--about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Red Beach, stroll through Caldera Beach, stop by the White, Santorini, and do a tasting at Artemis Karamolegos Winery.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Fira trip maker app .

Getting from Mykonos Town to Fira by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. In September in Fira, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Kamari, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Santo Horse Riding ©
Santo Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Acropolis Museum and Benaki Museum. Popular historic sites such as Acropolis of Athens and Archaeological Site Mycenae are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Nauplion Promenade in Nafplio (about 1h 50 min away). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Plaka, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Hephaestus, take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, and explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, read our Athens trip planner .

You can fly from Fira to Athens in 3.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. In September in Athens, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Archaeological Site Mycenae, Nauplion Promenade
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National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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