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 Temple of Hephaestus and Anafiotika. Shop till you drop at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre and Melissokampos. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Lagonisi), Vouliagmeni (Kavouri Beach, Vouliagmeni Beach, &more) and Glyfada (Asteras Glyfada Beach & ARCHELON Τhe Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Erechtheion, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Athena Nike, enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Club Alimos, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Cycladic Art.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary tool.

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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