8 days in Athens Itinerary

8 days in Athens Itinerary

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Athens

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The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Acropolis Museum and Museum of Cycladic Art. Get some historical perspective at Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Hephaestus. And it doesn't end there: stop by Plaka, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and examine the collection at Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Athens day trip planning tool.

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 August, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

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