7 days in Athens Itinerary

7 days in Athens Itinerary

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One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Vouliagmeni Lake, Parthenon and Glyfada Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Poseidon. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Monastiraki and BR Foods, Greece.. Step out of Athens to go to Vouliagmeni and see Astir Beach, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Plaka, see the interesting displays at Acropolis Museum, look for gifts at Kerannymi Greek Traditional Products, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Athens route planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In April, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vouliagmeni, Temple of Poseidon, Glyfada Beach
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka
Parthenon ©
Parthenon

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