10 days in Athens & Volos Itinerary

10 days in Athens & Volos Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 4 nights
2
Volos
— 4 nights

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get some cultural insight at Acropolis of Athens and Anafiotika. Visit Temple of Hephaestus and Erechtheion for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Nafplio (Vouleftiko (Old State House), Archaeological Museum of Nauplion, &more) and Lion Gate (in Mycenae). The adventure continues: take a stroll around Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, appreciate the extensive heritage of Philopappos Hill, and get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Athens trip itinerary builder app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Athens is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in February, with highs in Athens at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Volos.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Nafplio, Lion Gate, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre
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Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi

4
nights
Volos

Volos ©
Volos is a coastal port city in Thessaly situated midway on the Greek mainland, about 330km north of Athens and 220km south of Thessaloniki. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Paschalis Art House and Entomological Museum of Volos. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Agion Taksiarchon Church and The Holy Monastery of Panagia Pelekiti. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Volos: Kalambaka (Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture & Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary) and Archeologiko Mousio (in Lamia). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Byzantine Museum of Makrinitsa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saints Constantine and Helena, contemplate the long history of Pinakates, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Panagia Portarea.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Volos online route builder.

You can drive from Athens to Volos in 4 hours. Traveling from Athens in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Volos, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Volos

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Kalambaka, Pinakates, Agion Taksiarchon Church, Archeologiko Mousio, The Holy Monastery of Panagia Pelekiti
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The Holy Monastery of Panagia Pelekiti ©
The Holy Monastery of Panagia Pelekiti
Paschalis Art House ©
Paschalis Art House
Neolithic Settlement of Dimini ©
Neolithic Settlement of Dimini

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