9 days in Athens, Santorini & Mykonos Itinerary

9 days in Athens, Santorini & Mykonos Itinerary

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Start: Dubai
Fly:  9 h
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Fira
— 3 nights
Ferry:  2 h 15 min
3
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Dubai

2
nights
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 10th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, thenpause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, thenpause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum. On the next day, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and then visit Plaka.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Athens trip app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Athens is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in May, expect nights in Athens to be little chillier, around 20°C, while days are much colder, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Fira.

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

3
nights
Fira

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Fira visit planner.

Fly from Athens to Fira in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, daytime highs in Fira are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Kamari Beach, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Skaros Rock, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

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 15th (Fri): wander the streets of Little Venice, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), thensee the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Platis Gialos Beach, thendon't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, thenstop by Evelin Gallery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach.

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Getting from Fira to Mykonos Town by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Panormos Beach, Paradise Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Evelin Gallery
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

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