4 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

4 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

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4 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

Start: Athens
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Aegina
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Athens

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
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 as well as Omonia Square. Popular historic sites such as Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Hephaestus are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Acropolis Museum and Museum of Cycladic Art. When in Athens, make a side trip to see Temple of Poseidon in Sounio, approximately 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Plaka, enjoy the sand and surf at Glyfada Beach, explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary builder website .

If you are flying in from Egypt, 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. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Nature Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

1
night
Aegina

Aegina ©
Aegina is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece in the Saronic Gulf, 27km from Athens. On the 16th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Aegina, admire the masterpieces at Musee Christos Capralos, kick back and relax at Moni Island Beach, then make a trip to Monastery of Saint Nectarios, and finally steep yourself in history at Temple of Aphaia. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marathonas Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Aegina trip planner .

Getting from Athens to Aegina by car takes about 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Aegina

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Archaeological Museum of Aegina ©
Archaeological Museum of Aegina
Temple of Aphaia ©
Temple of Aphaia
Musee Christos Capralos ©
Musee Christos Capralos

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