7 days in Athens Itinerary

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Athens — 6 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get a sense of the local culture at Temple of Hephaestus and Temple of Athena Nike. Shop till you drop at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre and Melissokampos. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Vouliagmeni (Kavouri Beach, Vouliagmeni Beach, &more), Glyfada (Asteras Glyfada Beach & ARCHELON Τhe Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Lagonisi). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Erechtheion, appreciate the extensive heritage of Philopappos Hill, enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Club Alimos, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Cycladic Art.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary tool.

If you are flying in from Egypt, 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.
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