8 days in Athens Itinerary

8 days in Athens Itinerary

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One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Poseidon will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Mount Lycabettus and Limni Vouliagmeni. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Corinth Canal (in Corinth), Nafplio (Fortress Palamidi, Archaeological Museum of Nauplion, &more) and Mycenae (Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, Lion Gate, &more). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Philopappos Hill, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Athena Nike, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, and take a stroll through Plaka.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Athens trip builder.

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 October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Nafplio, Mycenae, Corinth Canal, Limni Vouliagmeni, Temple of Poseidon
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Mount Lycabettus ©
Mount Lycabettus
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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