8 days in Athens Itinerary

8 days in Athens Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Athens attractions 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Acropolis Museum and Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum. Get some historical perspective at Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus. There's still lots to do: visit Plaka, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and enjoy the sand and surf at Glyfada Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Athens travel route planner.

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, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

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