42 days in Thermopylae & Athens Itinerary

42 days in Thermopylae & Athens Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece visit planner

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Thermopylae
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Athens
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Thermopylae

— 1 night
Your day by day itinerary now includes Leonidas Monument. On the 12th (Wed), head outdoors with Spring of Thermopylae, then pause for some photo ops at Leonidas Monument, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Battlefield of Thermopylae. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Thermopylae Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Thermopylae road trip planner.

Athens to Thermopylae is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Athens in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 23°C in Thermopylae. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Athens.

Things to do in Thermopylae

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Athens

— 40 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Acropolis of Athens and Plaka. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Corinth (Archaeological Museum of Corinth, Archea Korinthos, &more), Nafplio (Blueblanc Beach, Karathona Beach, &more) and Argos (Heraion of Argos, Byzantine Museum of Argos, &more). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, visit Monastiraki, explore the activities along Corinth Canal, and delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Athens trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Thermopylae to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Thermopylae in August since evenings lows in Athens dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

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