9 days in Athens Itinerary

9 days in Athens Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Athens route maker

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— 8 nights

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Athens

— 8 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Acropolis of Athens and Ieros Naos Agiou Dimitriou Loumpardiari. Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and ARCHELON Τhe Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Donkeysland (in Koropi), Dasoktima Tatoiou (in Acharnes) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Lagonisi). Rev up your beach day on the 14th (Mon) with Ikarian Cruises. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, catch a live event at Panathenaic Stadium, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kapnikarea, and wander the streets of Plaka.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Athens trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. In January, daytime highs in Athens are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Outdoors · Tours · Transportation · Wildlife

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