8 days in Athens Itinerary

8 days in Athens Itinerary

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Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Corinth (Archea Korinthos, Acrocorinth, & more), Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae) and Nafplio (Nauplion Promenade, Fortress Palamidi, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens trip itinerary app .

If you are flying in from Netherlands, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Nafplio, Corinth, Archaeological Site Mycenae, Moni Osiou Patapiou
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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