8 days in Athens Itinerary

8 days in Athens Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Athens vacation planner

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Athens
— 7 nights

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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.
Visit Acropolis of Athens and Philopappos Hill for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Acropolis Museum and Museum of Cycladic Art. Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Dasoktima Tatoiou (in Acharnes), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Lagonisi) and Panagia Faneromeni (in Vouliagmeni). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Erechtheion, delve into the distant past at Temple of Poseidon, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Athena Nike, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Athens trip planner.

If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. In July in Athens, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

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