7 days in Greece Itinerary

7 days in Greece Itinerary

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7 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Fira, Santorini
— 1 day
ferry:  2​h 15​min
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
3
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Johannesburg

1
day
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): look for gifts at Sand Lily Boutique, shop like a local with S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Gabbiano Nero Sculpture and Art, then view the masterpieces at Eduart Gjopalaj, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Tzamia - Krystalla Art Gallery Santorini.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira trip maker site .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Fira is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. When traveling from Johannesburg in December, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Fira: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kamari, Akrotiri, Sand Lily Boutique, S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery
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S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery ©
S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

1
night
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

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 27th (Fri): look for gifts at Savvas Traditional Greek Products, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church, shop like a local with Tia handmade, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Big White Gallery, then get a taste of the local shopping with Dio Horia, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Minima Gallery.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town driving holiday planning app .

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In December, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Minima Gallery
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Minima Gallery ©
Minima Gallery
Paraportiani Church ©
Paraportiani Church
The Big White Gallery ©
The Big White Gallery

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Head to Ermou Street and Maris Exclusive Jewelryfor plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at Acropolis Museum and Technohoros Art Gallery. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take in the exciting artwork at Athens Gallery, wander the streets of Plaka, and shop like a local with Pandora Art Gallery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Athens trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Mykonos Town to Athens by combination of flight and subway takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. December in Athens sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

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

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