6 days in Athens, Corinth & Distomo Itinerary

6 days in Athens, Corinth & Distomo Itinerary

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6 days in Athens, Corinth & Distomo Itinerary

Start: Glasgow, Scotland
Bus + Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Athens
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h
2
Corinth
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Distomo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Glasgow, Scotland

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll explore and learn at National Archaeological Museum and Acropolis Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Plaka and Temple of Olympian Zeus. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Hephaestus.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens trip planner .

Glasgow, UK to Athens is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Glasgow to Athens, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Glasgow in October: high temperatures in Athens hover around 28°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Corinth.

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Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

1
night
Corinth

Corinth ©
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): do a tasting at Ktima Palivou, then take in the dramatic natural features at Acrocorinth, and then take an in-depth tour of Archea Korinthos.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Corinth trip maker website .

You can drive from Athens to Corinth in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Distomo.

Things to do in Corinth

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Side Trip

Ktima Palivou
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Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos
Akrokorinthos ©
Akrokorinthos

1
night
Distomo

Distomo
Distomo is a town in western Boeotia, Greece. Distomo Massacre Memorial has been added to your itinerary.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Distomo road trip planning site .

Drive from Corinth to Distomo in 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Corinth in October since evenings lows in Distomo dip to 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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