8 days in Athens Itinerary

8 days in Athens Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Athens attractions planner

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Athens
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Lion Gate and Fortress Palamidi. Change things up with these side-trips from Athens: Citadel and Treasury of Atreus (in Mycenae), Corinth Canal (in Isthmia) and Archaeological Museum of Nauplion (in Nafplio). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Athena Nike, walk around Philopappos Hill, and make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens trip maker site.

If you are flying in from Lithuania, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. October in Athens sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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