5 days in Mykonos & Santorini Itinerary

5 days in Mykonos & Santorini Itinerary

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5 days in Mykonos & Santorini Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
2
Fira
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Manchester


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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.
On the 2nd (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): kick back and relax at Agios Sostis Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mykonos Town online trip builder .

Manchester, UK to Mykonos Town is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in October; daily highs in Mykonos Town reach 25°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Agios Stefanos Beach, Agios Sostis Beach, Panormos Beach, Paraga Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Agios Sostis Beach ©
Agios Sostis Beach
Paraportiani Church ©
Paraportiani Church

2
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, then examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, then learn about winemaking at Venetsanos Winery, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the water at your own pace with Alex Private Boat Rental, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, then pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and finally step into the grandiose world of Byzantine Castle Ruins.

To find photos and more tourist information, go to the Fira route maker app .

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. In October, daytime highs in Fira are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oia, Megalochori, Scuba & Snorkeling, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
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Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral ©
Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos

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