3 days in Athens Itinerary

3 days in Athens Itinerary

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Athens
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take a stroll through Plaka, then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, then look for gifts at Old Orient Jewelry, and finally take a stroll through Monastiraki.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens sightseeing planner.

If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You will leave for home on the 14th (Tue).

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Acropolis of Athens
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