12 days in Mykonos Town, Athens & Sounio Itinerary

12 days in Mykonos Town, Athens & Sounio Itinerary

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12 days in Mykonos Town, Athens & Sounio Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly:  16 h
1
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
Fly + Subway:  2 h 30 min
2
Athens
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Sounio
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Austin

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 9th (Fri), take a stroll through Little Venice, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, and finally kick back and relax at Elia Beach. On your second day here, stroll through Platis Gialos Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach, and then kick back and relax at Panormos Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town itinerary planner.

Austin, USA to Mykonos Town is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Mykonos Town is 8 hours. While traveling from Austin, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Panormos Beach, Elia Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Paradise Beach
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Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

5
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Olive Sea Travel has been added to your itinerary. Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Akrokorinthos (in Corinth), Nauplion Promenade (in Nafplio) and Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and wander the streets of Plaka.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Athens trip builder website .

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Mykonos Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in October, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Melissokampos, Akrokorinthos, Nauplion Promenade, Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Sounio

Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Pouda Beach, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then kick back and relax at Kape Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Sounio Beach and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Poseidon.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sounio route planner.

Drive from Athens to Sounio in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in October, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sounio

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lavrio, Lagonisi
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Temple of Poseidon ©
Temple of Poseidon
Sounio Beach ©
Sounio Beach

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