8 days in Athens Itinerary

8 days in Athens Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Athens trip planner

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Athens
— 7 nights

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Athens

— 7 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae), Corinth (Akrokorinthos & Archea Korinthos) and Nafplio (Fortress Palamidi & Nauplion Promenade). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens driving holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Egypt, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. In December in Athens, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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