8 days in Athens Itinerary

8 days in Athens Itinerary

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Athens
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Athens

— 7 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

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 Benaki Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Eleftherios Venizelos Permanent Exhibition (in Spata), Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio) and Archaeological Museum of Vravrona (in Vravrona). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Byzantine and Christian Museum, explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art, and delve into the distant past at Theater of Dionysus.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Athens tour 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 in Athens, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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