8 days in Athens Itinerary

8 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.
Relax by the water at Glyfada Beach and Asteras Glyfada Beach. Get some cultural insight at Acropolis of Athens and National Archaeological Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio), Vouliagmeni (Kavouri Beach, Vouliagmeni Beach, & more) and Nea Makri (Sanctuary of the Egyptian Gods & Marathon Beach). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Erechtheion, wander the streets of Plaka, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Schinias Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Athens trip planner .

If you are flying in from Lithuania, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. August in Athens sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

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Vouliagmeni, Glyfada, Nea Makri, Temple of Poseidon, Schinias Beach
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National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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