42 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

42 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

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Athens
— 38 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

— 38 nights

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 Hephaestus. Do your shopping at Pandora Art Gallery and Ermou Street. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Dasoktima Tatoiou (in Acharnes), Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio) and Donkeysland (in Koropi). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stop by Plaka, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Athens journey maker app.

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, daytime highs in Athens are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Aegina.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 12 — Jul 20:

Aegina

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

Things to do in Aegina

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23: