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.
Attractions like Acropolis of Athens and Plaka make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Akrokorinthos (in Corinth) and Nafplio (Fortress Palamidi & Nauplion Promenade). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, and don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens trip itinerary planning app.

If you are flying in from Poland, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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