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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Glyfada Beach and Porto Rafti Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Acropolis Museum and Plaka. When in Athens, make a side trip to see Vouliagmeni Beach in Vouliagmeni, approximately 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Hephaestus, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Athens driving holiday planner .

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In September, daytime highs in Athens are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

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Vouliagmeni Beach, Glyfada Beach
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Olympian Zeus ©
Temple of Olympian Zeus

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