3 days in Athens Itinerary

3 days in Athens Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Athens holiday planner

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Athens

— 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Temple of Hephaestus and Erechtheion. Museum-lovers will get to explore Acropolis Museum and Numismatic Museum. When in Athens, make a side trip to see Vouliagmeni Beach in Vouliagmeni, approximately Vouliagmeni away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Plaka, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, and explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens trip planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. In July, daytime highs in Athens are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

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