42 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

42 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

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Athens

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get some historical perspective at Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Do your shopping at Pandora Art Gallery and Orlik Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Dasoktima Tatoiou (in Acharnes), Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio) and Donkeysland (in Koropi). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, take a stroll through Ermou Street, stop by Plaka, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Athens tour builder tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Aegina.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Aegina

Aegina is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece in the Saronic Gulf, 27km from Athens. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): kick back and relax at Moni Island Beach, take an in-depth tour of Historical & Folklore Museum of Aegina, then stop by Mourtzis Traditional Sweets, and finally steep yourself in history at Temple of Aphaia. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at EKPAZ - Hellenic Wildlife Hospital ( But Not Functioning ), explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo, then enjoy the sand and surf at Marathonas Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Monastery of Saint Nectarios.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Aegina road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Athens to Aegina takes 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Aegina can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Aegina

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
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