16 days in Athens, Mykonos Town & Oia Itinerary

16 days in Athens, Mykonos Town & Oia Itinerary

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16 days in Athens, Mykonos Town & Oia Itinerary

Start: Athens
1
Athens
— 10 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Oia
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Athens

10
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Glyfada Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Archaeological Museum and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio), Attica Zoological Park (in Spata) and Vouliagmeni Beach (in Vouliagmeni). Spend the 29th (Tue) exploring nature at Dasoktima Tatoiou. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, examine the collection at The Jewish Museum of Greece, explore the ancient world of Erechtheion, and take a stroll through Plaka.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens online trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In October, daytime highs in Athens are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sounio, Vouliagmeni Beach, Glyfada Beach, Attica Zoological Park, Dasoktima Tatoiou
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological 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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): make a trip to Rarity Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Dio Horia, take a stroll through Little Venice, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Platis Gialos Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mykonos Town trip builder app .

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to Oia.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Platis Gialos Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

3
nights
Oia

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at KAMARA BEACH, then examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, and then brush up on your military savvy at Naval Maritime Museum. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museum of Prehistoric Thera, explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, then enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, and finally get great views at Sunset in Oia.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Oia trip maker .

Drive from Mykonos Town to Oia in 6.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Oia are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Oia

Museums Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Museum of Prehistoric Thira, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, KAMARA BEACH, Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel
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KAMARA BEACH ©
KAMARA BEACH
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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