19 days in Paros, Mykonos Town & Athens Itinerary

19 days in Paros, Mykonos Town & Athens Itinerary

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19 days in Paros, Mykonos Town & Athens Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
1
Paros
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Mykonos Town
— 1 night
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
3
Athens
— 14 nights
End: Athens

2
nights
Paros

Paros ©
Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
On the 21st (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral, then stroll through Faragas Beach, and finally steep yourself in history at Lefkes. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Livadia Beach, then kick back and relax at Lageri beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Valley of Butterflies (Petaloudes Park).

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Paros travel planner.

Athens to Paros is an approximately 3.5-hour ferry ride. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Paros are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Paros

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral ©
Panayia Ekatondapiliani Cathedral
Lefkes ©
Lefkes
Faragas Beach ©
Faragas Beach

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, then savor the flavors at Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm & Vineyard, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalo Livadi Beach. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from Armenistis Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Ftelia Beach, then browse the exhibits of Lena's House, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint George.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mykonos Town trip itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Paros to Mykonos Town in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, Kalo Livadi Beach, Armenistis Lighthouse
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Kalo Livadi Beach ©
Kalo Livadi Beach
Paraportiani Church ©
Paraportiani Church
Armenistis Lighthouse ©
Armenistis Lighthouse

14
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Temple of Poseidon and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ancient Agora of Athens and Erechtheion. Venture out of the city with trips to Church of Saint Nicholas (in Piraeus), Temple of Artemis (in Vravrona), Yabanaki Beach (in Vari) and Vouliagmeni (Thermal Spas, Kavouri Beach, & more). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus, explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art, contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Athena Nike.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Athens sightseeing planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Athens by combination of flight and subway takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Traveling from Mykonos Town in May, expect nights in Athens to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Vouliagmeni, Glyfada Beach, Temple of Artemis, Schinias Beach, Yabanaki Beach
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Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Temple of Poseidon ©
Temple of Poseidon
Erechtheion ©
Erechtheion

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