5 days in Athens Itinerary

5 days in Athens Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Athens holiday planner

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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.
When in Athens, make a side trip to see Archaeological Site Mycenae in Mycenae, approximately Mycenae away. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, visit Plaka, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens trip planner.

London, UK to Athens is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Athens. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in Athens reach 28°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

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