6 days in Olympia & Athens Itinerary

6 days in Olympia & Athens Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece trip itinerary planner

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Olympia
— 2 nights
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Athens
— 3 nights

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Olympia

— 2 nights
Inhabited since prehistoric times, Olympia remains best known as the site of the original Olympic Games, held there for the first time in 776 BCE.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Archaeological Site of Olympia.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Olympia road trip planner.

Athens to Olympia is an approximately 5.5-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in August, Olympia is a bit cooler at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Olympia

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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Athens

— 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Let the collections at Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum capture your imagination. Acropolis of Athens and Ekklisia Agia Dinami are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: stop by Plaka, don't miss a visit to Erechtheion, steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens, and enjoy the sand and surf at Glyfada Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Athens trip planner.

Take a bus from Olympia to Athens in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Olympia in August, Athens is a bit warmer at night with lows of 29°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

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