10 days in Athens, Santorini & Mykonos Itinerary

10 days in Athens, Santorini & Mykonos Itinerary

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10 days in Athens, Santorini & Mykonos Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Fira
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
3
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Toronto

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Visit Glyfada Beach and Legrena Beach for some beach relaxation. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and TennisInAthens will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kapnikarea, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Athens trip itinerary builder tool .

Toronto, Canada to Athens is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Toronto in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Athens: highs are around 29°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glyfada Beach, Legrena Beach
Find places to stay May 18 — 21:
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

2
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): examine the collection at Museum of Prehistoric Thera, view the masterpieces at Thiras Art Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery, then explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, and finally kick back and relax at Red Beach. On the next day, shop like a local with Asimis Kolaitou Art Gallery Santorini, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, take in the exciting artwork at MATI Art Gallery, then hike along Hiking Trail Fira - Oia, and finally explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fira trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Athens to Fira takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Fira are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Santorini, Akrotiri, Skaros Rock, S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Hiking Trail Fira - Oia ©
Hiking Trail Fira - Oia

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): kick back and relax at Elia Beach, wander the streets of Little Venice, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church. On the next day, get a taste of the local shopping with Minima Gallery, examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Mykonos Town road trip app .

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In May, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Minima Gallery, Platis Gialos Beach, Paradise Beach, Elia Beach
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Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice

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