11 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

11 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

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Athens
— 7 nights
Taxi to Piraeus, Ferry to Aegina
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Aegina
— 3 nights
Ferry to Piraeus, Taxi to Athens

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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 Museum of Cycladic Art will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Athena Nike. 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, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum.

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 travel to Aegina.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

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

Things to do in Aegina

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
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