9 days in Athens, Mykonos & Santorini Itinerary

9 days in Athens, Mykonos & Santorini Itinerary

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9 days in Athens, Mykonos & Santorini Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Athens
— 1 night
subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Oia
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Madrid


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1
night
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, and then take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, then explore and take pictures at Panathenaic Stadium, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary maker app .

Madrid, Spain to Athens is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Athens. Traveling from Madrid in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Athens. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Oia.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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 6th (Thu), wander the streets of Little Venice, then experience rural life at Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, and then go for a stroll along the water at Old Port. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, stroll through Fokos Beach, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

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Do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. Traveling from Athens in June, you will find days in Mykonos Town are slightly colder (31°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, Fokos Beach
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Fokos Beach ©
Fokos Beach
Rarity Gallery ©
Rarity Gallery
Little Venice ©
Little Venice

3
nights
Oia

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spas & Wellness and Helicopter Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Oia side-trips: KAMARA BEACH (in Kamari), Akrotiri (Akrotiri & Red Beach) and Venetsanos Winery (in Megalochori). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, take some stellar pictures from Sunset in Oia, look for gifts at Atlantis Books, and view the masterpieces at Mnemossyne Gallery.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Oia travel planning website .

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Oia in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oia

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, KAMARA BEACH, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Helicopter Tours, Venetsanos Winery
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Helicopter Tours
Domaine Sigalas ©
Domaine Sigalas
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos

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