9 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

9 days in Athens & Aegina Itinerary

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Aegina
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Athens

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The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Take a break from the city and head to Asteras Glyfada Beach and Glyfada Beach. Get some cultural insight at Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Hephaestus. Venture out of the city with trips to Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio) and Vouliagmeni (Vouliagmeni Beach & Megalo Kavouri). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Philopappos Hill, take a stroll through Plaka, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Athens route site.

If you are flying in from Bosnia and Herzegovina, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Aegina.

Things to do in Athens

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

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Plaka
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Aegina

Aegina ©
Aegina is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece in the Saronic Gulf, 27km from Athens. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Moni Island Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Minas Monastery, and then steep yourself in history at Temple of Aphaia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Klima Beach, contemplate the long history of Agion Theodoron Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Isodia Theotokou, then take an in-depth tour of Historical & Folklore Museum of Aegina, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Saint Nicholas the Thalassinos.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Aegina sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Aegina takes 3.5 hours. August in Aegina sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Aegina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
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