42 days in Thermopylae & Athens Itinerary

42 days in Thermopylae & Athens Itinerary

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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

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

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 Acropolis Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Nafplio (Blueblanc Beach, Karathona Beach, &more), Corinth (Archaeological Museum of Corinth, Archea Korinthos, &more) and Argos (Heraion of Argos, Byzantine Museum of Argos, &more). Next up on the itinerary: visit Plaka, stroll through Glyfada Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Corinth Canal, and explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae.

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Traveling by car from Thermopylae to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Thermopylae in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Athens, with lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

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