5 days in Mykonos & Athens Itinerary

5 days in Mykonos & Athens Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece vacation planner

Make it your trip
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Platys Gialos
— 2 nights
Fly
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Athens
— 1 night
Fly

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Platys Gialos

— 2 nights
Playtis Gialos, a popular resort on Mykonos, serves as a convenient starting point for regular sightseeing tours of the island's southern coastline.
We've included these beaches for you: Platis Gialos Beach and Kapari Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Windmills (Kato Milli) and Matoyianni Street. There's still lots to do: visit Little Venice, don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, kick back and relax at Super Paradise Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Paraga Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Platys Gialos visit planning website.

Cairo, Egypt to Platys Gialos is an approximately 46-hour car ride. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Cairo in April; daily highs in Platys Gialos reach 22°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Platys Gialos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Athens

— 1 night

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, then wander the streets of Plaka, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Platys Gialos to Athens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Mykonos travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Landmarks · Nightlife
Island of the Winds
Local tradition claims that Mykonos, the trendiest of the Cyclades group of islands, came into existence from the petrified bodies of giants killed by the mythological hero Hercules. Named after the grandson of the god Apollo, this cosmopolitan "Ibiza of Greece" offers modern tourists a blend of glamour and simplicity. Be prepared for hip and loud dance clubs along the coastline and quieter areas farther from the water. Avoid cruise ship crowds thronging the narrow streets by exploring the small villages located in the center of the island. The easiest way to discover the island's golden beaches is by guided boat tour, private car, or motorcycle.