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 Temple of Hephaestus for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum. Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Scuba & Snorkeling (in Lagonisi), Dasoktima Tatoiou (in Acharnes) and Panagia Faneromeni (in Vouliagmeni). The adventure continues: make a trip to Erechtheion, explore the ancient world of Temple of Poseidon, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Cycladic Art, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to 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, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

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