8 days in Athens Itinerary

8 days in Athens Itinerary

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Athens

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One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Step off the beaten path and head to Temple of Hephaestus and Erechtheion. Museum-lovers will get to explore Acropolis Museum and Byzantine and Christian Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Archaeological Museum of Vravrona (in Vravrona), Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio) and Eleftherios Venizelos Permanent Exhibition (in Spata). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, take a stroll through Plaka, and see where the action happens at Panathenaic Stadium.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Athens route planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. In January, daytime highs in Athens are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Church of Saint Nicholas, Archaeological Museum of Vravrona, Phaleron War Cemetery, Temple of Poseidon, Eleftherios Venizelos Permanent Exhibition
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Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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