11 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

11 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

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

7
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Acropolis Museum and Museum of Cycladic Art will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Poseidon. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Plaka, take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Athens travel planner.

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major aiport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Aegina.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Temple of Poseidon
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

3
nights
Aegina

Aegina ©
Aegina is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece in the Saronic Gulf, 27km from Athens. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Musee Christos Capralos and then kick back and relax at Moni Island Beach. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Church Saint Nicholas the Thalassinos, stroll through Marathonas Beach, then steep yourself in history at Temple of Aphaia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Minas Monastery.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Aegina trip planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Aegina takes 3.5 hours. December in Aegina sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Aegina

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Agios Minas Monastery ©
Agios Minas Monastery
Temple of Aphaia ©
Temple of Aphaia
Historical & Folklore Museum of Aegina ©
Historical & Folklore Museum of Aegina

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