42 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

42 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Attica trip planner

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Athens
— 38 nights
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Aegina
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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.
Head to Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou' and Pandora Art Galleryfor some retail therapy. Museum-lovers will get to explore Acropolis Museum and Technohoros Art Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio), Donkeysland (in Koropi) and Dasoktima Tatoiou (in Acharnes). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Plaka, shop like a local with Ioannidou Art Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Eleni Marneri Galerie, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens trip website.

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, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry 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, see the interesting displays at 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: stroll through 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 ferry from Athens to Aegina takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of taxi and 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 ride a ferry back home.

Things to do in Aegina

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums
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