9 days in Athens Itinerary

9 days in Athens Itinerary

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Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Monastiraki and Temple of Poseidon. For shopping fun, head to Kerannymi Greek Traditional Products or Canvas. Change things up with a short trip to Dasoktima Tatoiou in Acharnes (about 58 minutes away). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle Rescue Centre, wander the streets of Plaka District, admire all the interesting features of Panathenaic Stadium, and get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Athens trip tool .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In March, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glyfada, Temple of Poseidon, Amazing Chocolate, Dasoktima Tatoiou, Melissokampos
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Sea Turtle Rescue Centre ©
Sea Turtle Rescue Centre
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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