7 days in Athens Itinerary

7 days in Athens Itinerary

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Athens

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One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Visit Glyfada Beach and Voula Beach for some beach relaxation. National Archaeological Museum and Acropolis Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Attica Zoological Park (in Spata) and Vouliagmeni Beach (in Vouliagmeni). There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Monastiraki, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, and contemplate the long history of Areopagus.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Athens trip planning site .

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glyfada Beach, Attica Zoological Park, Vouliagmeni Beach
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
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Plaka

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