17 days in Oia, Mykonos & Athens Itinerary

17 days in Oia, Mykonos & Athens Itinerary

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17 days in Oia, Mykonos & Athens Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  25​h
1
Oia
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Mykonos Town
— 5 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
3
Athens
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

6
nights
Oia

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
We've included these beaches for you: Red Beach and Perissa Black Sand Beach. Ancient Thera and Akrotiri are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Oia: Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Firostefani), Artemis Karamolegos Winery (in Exo Gonia), Santo Winery (in Pyrgos) and Akrotiri LightHouse (in Akrotiri). And it doesn't end there: trek along Hiking Trail Fira - Oia, see the interesting displays at Museum of Prehistoric Thera, get impressive views of Santorini Volcano, and get great views at Sunset in Oia.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Oia itinerary builder.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Oia is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Oia. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in April: high temperatures in Oia hover around 22°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fira, Akrotiri, Santorini, Skaros Rock, Santo Winery
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Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock
Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Platis Gialos Beach and Elia Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Little Venice and Aegean Maritime Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town tour planner.

Ride a ferry from Oia to Mykonos Town in 3.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Archaeological Site of Delos, Panormos Beach, Ornos Beach, Platis Gialos Beach
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Archaeological Site of Delos ©
Archaeological Site of Delos
Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get a sense of the local culture at Plaka District and Acropolis Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Acropolis of Athens and Ancient Agora of Athens. Step out of Athens to go to Sounio and see Temple of Poseidon, which is approximately 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Parthenon, view the masterpieces at Technopolis, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Hephaestus, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Athens itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Mykonos Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Traveling from Mykonos Town in May, you will find days in Athens are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Glyfada Beach, Temple of Poseidon
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

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