11 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

11 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Attica trip planner

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Athens
— 7 nights
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Aegina
— 3 nights
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Athens

— 7 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Hephaestus. Step out of Athens to go to Sounio and see Temple of Poseidon, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Plaka, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Cycladic Art, and stop by Monastiraki.

Before you visit Athens, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Aegina.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

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Aegina

— 3 nights
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 see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Aegina trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Athens to Aegina takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. 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 ferry ride back home.

Things to do in Aegina

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites
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