34 days in Athens & Athlone Itinerary

34 days in Athens & Athlone Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens, Greece
— 25 nights
2
Athlone, Ireland
— 8 nights

25
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Temple of Isthmia Archeologikos Choros Isthmia (in Isthmia), Corinth (Corinth Canal & Water Fun) and Nafplio (Lion of Bavaria, Nauplion Promenade, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, and admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Athens trip itinerary planning site.

If you are flying in from Greece, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. In May in Athens, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Athlone.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Nafplio, Corinth, Mycenae, Legrena Beach, Temple of Isthmia Archeologikos Choros Isthmia
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

8
nights
Athlone, Ireland

Athlone ©
The largest town on the River Shannon has earned the moniker of Gateway to the West for its strategic location; visitors are attracted to Athlone for its vibrant streets.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athlone: Irish Seed Savers (in Scarriff), Ballyvaughan (Burren Birds of Prey Centre & Aillwee Cave) and Kinvara Harbour (in Kinvara). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Eagles Flying, contemplate the long history of The Irish Workhouse Centre, delve into the distant past at Kilmacduagh Tower, and examine the collection at Derryglad Folk and Heritage Museum.

Make your Athlone itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Athens to Athlone. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Athens in June, things will get colder in Athlone: highs are around °C and lows about °C. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athlone

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sligo, Trim, Ballyvaughan, Boyle, Hennigan's Heritage Centre
Highlights from your plan
Eagles Flying ©
Eagles Flying
Aillwee Cave ©
Aillwee Cave
Burren Birds of Prey Centre ©
Burren Birds of Prey Centre

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