8 days in Athens Itinerary

8 days in Athens Itinerary

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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.
Do your shopping at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre and Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou'. Do some cultural sightseeing at Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum. Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Vouliagmeni (Kavouri Beach, Vouliagmeni Beach, &more), Nea Makri (Sanctuary of the Egyptian Gods & Marathon Beach) and Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Temple of Athena Nike, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, don't miss a visit to Philopappos Hill, and take a stroll through Plaka.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens trip planner.

If you are flying in from Lithuania, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. In August, daytime highs in Athens are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

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