5 days in Athens Itinerary

5 days in Athens Itinerary

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Athens

— 4 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore hidden gems such as Erechtheion and Temple of Hephaestus. Change things up with a short trip to Temple of Poseidon in Sounio (about 1h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens trip maker site.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. In December, daytime highs in Athens are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature

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