11 days in Athens, Mykonos Town & Santorini Itinerary

11 days in Athens, Mykonos Town & Santorini Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Diego
Fly + Subway:  9 h 30 min
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Subway + Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
3
Perivolos
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Athens
— 1 night
Subway + Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: San Diego

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mount Lycabettus and Panathenaic Stadium. Get in touch with nature at Glyfada Beach and Hymettus. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Parthenon, explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, and take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Athens trip planning website.

San Diego, USA to Athens is an approximately 20- hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or do a combination of train, bus, flight, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 10 hours. In October, daytime highs in Athens are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
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Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Matoyianni Street and Rarity Gallery. Relax by the water at Ornos Beach and Paradise Beach. It doesn't end there: visit Little Venice.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Mykonos Town trip itinerary builder website.

You can 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. October in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 63°F at night. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Perivolos.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ornos Beach, Paradise Beach
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Matoyianni Street ©
Matoyianni Street
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Ornos Beach ©
Ornos Beach

4
nights
Perivolos

Perivolos ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sunset in Oia as well as Open Air Cinema Kamari. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail and Santo Winery. Step out of the city life by going to Perivolos and Red Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Perivolos holiday planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mykonos Town to Perivolos. In October, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 64°F. On the 17th (Mon), you'll travel to Athens.

Things to do in Perivolos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Santorini, Sunset in Oia, Open Air Cinema Kamari, Santo Winery
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Akrotiri LightHouse ©
Akrotiri LightHouse
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Perivolos ©
Perivolos

1
night
Athens

Athens ©
On the 18th (Tue), stop by Plaka.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Athens online tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Perivolos to Athens. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Neighborhoods
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Plaka ©
Plaka

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