8 days in Mykonos & Santorini Itinerary

8 days in Mykonos & Santorini Itinerary

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8 days in Mykonos & Santorini Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
2
Fira
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: London


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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint George. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach, look for gifts at Antica Murrina, and then take a stroll through Little Venice.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mykonos Town road trip site .

London, UK to Mykonos Town is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Mykonos Town due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in May; daily highs in Mykonos Town reach 26°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Platis Gialos Beach, Panormos Beach, Elia Beach, Paradise Beach, Antica Murrina
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

5
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Visit Akrotiri and Ancient Thera for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Artemis Karamolegos Winery and Santo Winery. When in Fira, make a side trip to see Santo Horse Riding in Akrotiri, approximately 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Red Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, make a trip to Sunset in Oia, and kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Fira road trip app .

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In May, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Kamari, Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A., Skaros Rock
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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