8 days in Athens Itinerary

8 days in Athens Itinerary

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Athens
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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 Museum of Cycladic Art. Museum-lovers will get to explore Acropolis Museum and Benaki Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio), Archaeological Museum of Vravrona (in Vravrona) and Eleftherios Venizelos Permanent Exhibition (in Spata). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, and take a stroll through Monastiraki.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Athens route planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiport is Eleftherios Venizelos International 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

Vorres Museum, Agios Nikolaos Church, Temple of Poseidon, Archaeological Museum of Vravrona, Eleftherios Venizelos Permanent Exhibition
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

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