7 days in Athens Itinerary

7 days in Athens Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Athens travel route planner

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Athens
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Athens

— 6 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ancient Agora of Athens and Erechtheion. Shop till you drop at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre and Melissokampos. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Vouliagmeni (Kavouri Beach, Vouliagmeni Beach, &more), Glyfada (Asteras Glyfada Beach & ARCHELON Τhe Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Lagonisi). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Temple of Athena Nike, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Hephaestus, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Cycladic Art, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens trip planner.

If you are flying in from Egypt, 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 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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