5 days in Athens Itinerary

5 days in Athens Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Athens holiday planner

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Athens
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Athens

— 4 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Fortress Palamidi (in Nafplio) and Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Athens day trip tool.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips