10 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

10 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

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10 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

Start: Athens
1
Athens
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Aegina
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Athens

6
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll explore and learn at Acropolis Museum and Eleni Marneri Galerie. Acropolis of Athens and Ermou Street are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: ARCHELON Τhe Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece (in Glyfada), Panagia Faneromeni (in Vouliagmeni) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Lagonisi). Rev up your beach day on the 30th (Sat) with Ikarian Cruises. There's still lots to do: take a stroll around Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, see where the action happens at Panathenaic Stadium, choose your vessel at Sail Greece Yachts, and contemplate the long history of Areopagus.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Athens tour itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In March, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Aegina.

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Side Trips

Alimos, Glyfada, Amazing Chocolate, Ikarian Cruises, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre
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Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

3
nights
Aegina

Aegina ©
Aegina is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece in the Saronic Gulf, 27km from Athens. You've now added Church Saint Nicholas the Thalassinos to your itinerary. On the 4th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Minas Monastery, kick back and relax at Moni Island Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church Saint Nicholas the Thalassinos. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Historical & Folklore Museum of Aegina, stop by Iliachtina Arts - Crafts, explore the world behind art at Musee Christos Capralos, then kick back and relax at Marathonas beach, and finally contemplate the long history of Temple of Aphaia.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Aegina trip maker website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Athens to Aegina takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Aegina are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Agios Minas Monastery ©
Agios Minas Monastery
Temple of Aphaia ©
Temple of Aphaia
Ekklisia Isodia Theotokou ©
Ekklisia Isodia Theotokou

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