8 days in Athens Itinerary

8 days in Athens Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Athens attractions 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Lion Gate and Archaeological Museum of Nauplion. Change things up with these side-trips from Athens: Corinth Canal (in Isthmia), Citadel and Treasury of Atreus (in Mycenae) and Fortress Palamidi (in Nafplio). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Anafiotika, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Hephaestus, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Philopappos Hill.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Athens online route planner.

If you are flying in from Lithuania, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. In October, daytime highs in Athens are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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