16 days in Athens Itinerary

16 days in Athens Itinerary

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Athens
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Athens

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get some historical perspective at Temple of Poseidon and Erechtheion. Do some cultural sightseeing at Monastiraki and Ancient Agora of Athens. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Vouliagmeni (Astir Beach, Vouliagmeni Beach, & more), Marathon Lake (in Marathon) and Vari (Scuba & Snorkeling & Yabanaki Beach). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, appreciate the extensive heritage of Athens Walking Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Glyfada Beach, and do a tasting at Papagiannakos Winery.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

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Vouliagmeni, Attica, Vari, Temple of Poseidon, Marathon Lake
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Temple of Poseidon
Temple of Hephaestus
Ancient Agora of Athens

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