13 days in Athens, Mykonos Town & Fira Itinerary

13 days in Athens, Mykonos Town & Fira Itinerary

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13 days in Athens, Mykonos Town & Fira Itinerary

Start: Athens
1
Athens
— 3 nights
Subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Mykonos Town
— 5 nights
Ferry:  1​h 45​min
3
Fira
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Athens

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Go for a jaunt from Athens to Mycenae to see Archaeological Site Mycenae about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos, and get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens trip maker .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mykonos Town: Naxos Town (Portara & Old Town). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Little Venice, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town vacation planner.

Getting from Athens to Mykonos Town by combination of subway and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in May, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for the ferry ride to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Naxos Town, Paradise Beach, Elia Beach, Panormos Beach, Mykonos Brewing Company
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Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

4
nights
Fira

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, museums, spas, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, take some stellar pictures from Sunset in Oia, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and stroll through Red Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Mykonos Town to Fira by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly. In June, daytime highs in Fira are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Kamari Beach, Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

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