8 days in Athens Itinerary

8 days in Athens Itinerary

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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.
Acropolis Museum and Archaeological Museum of Nauplion will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Acropolis of Athens and Fortress Palamidi are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio), Mycenae (Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, Lion Gate, & more) and Corinth Canal (in Corinth). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Temple of Hephaestus, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Athens driving holiday planning app .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

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