7 days in Athens Itinerary

7 days in Athens Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Athens planner

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Athens
— 6 nights

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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.
Do your shopping at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre and Old Orient Jewelry. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Temple of Hephaestus and Anafiotika. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Vouliagmeni (Kavouri Beach, Vouliagmeni Beach, &more), Asteras Glyfada Beach (in Glyfada) and Erotospilia beach (in Porto Rafti). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Glyfada Beach.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Athens trip builder site.

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, daytime highs in Athens are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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