8 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

8 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

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8 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  12​h
1
Athens
— 5 nights
taxi + ferry:  1​h 30​min
2
Aegina
— 1 night
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Singapore

5
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at BR Foods, Greece. and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Acropolis of Athens and Church of Kapnikarea. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, explore the ancient world of Erechtheion, explore and take pictures at Panathenaic Stadium, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Lycabettus.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Athens trip tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Athens is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Athens is minus 6 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Athens reach 17°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Aegina.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

1
night
Aegina

Aegina ©
Aegina is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece in the Saronic Gulf, 27km from Athens. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Minas Monastery, contemplate the long history of Temple of Aphaia, look for gifts at Iliachtina Arts - Crafts, get engrossed in the history at Historical & Folklore Museum of Aegina, then explore the world behind art at Musee Christos Capralos, and finally contemplate the long history of Agion Theodoron Church.

Before you visit Aegina, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Athens to Aegina takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December in Aegina, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aegina

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Iliachtina Arts - Crafts ©
Iliachtina Arts - Crafts
Temple of Aphaia ©
Temple of Aphaia
Ekklisia Isodia Theotokou ©
Ekklisia Isodia Theotokou

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