7 days in Athens Itinerary

7 days in Athens Itinerary

Patrícia Reis
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Athens
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Athens — 6 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mount Lycabettus, Panathenaic Stadium and Parthenon. Get a sense of the local culture at Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum. Appreciate the collections at National Archaeological Museum and Byzantine and Christian Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Mycenae (Archaeological Site Mycenae & Citadel and Treasury of Atreus). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Temple of Athena Nike, wander the streets of Plaka, explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art, and stroll through Philopappos Hill.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Athens online trip planner.

If you are flying in from Portugal, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. In August, daytime highs in Athens are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C.
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