11 days in Athens & Sounio Itinerary

11 days in Athens & Sounio Itinerary

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11 days in Athens & Sounio Itinerary

Start: Athens
1
Athens
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Sounio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Athens

7
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kids will enjoy Acropolis of Athens and Plaka. Change things up with these side-trips from Athens: Corinth (Acrocorinth & Archea Korinthos), Nafplio (Fortress Palamidi & Nauplion Promenade) and Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, and make a splash at Splash Water Park.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Athens trip planner.

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sounio.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Loutraki, Corinth, Nafplio, Attica Zoological Park, Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Sounio

Sounio ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): kick back and relax at Sounio Beach and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Poseidon. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Galliki Skala, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Artemis.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sounio trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Athens to Sounio takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Sounio are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Sounio

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Brauron Archaeological Site, Galliki Skala, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Sounio Beach ©
Sounio Beach
Temple of Poseidon ©
Temple of Poseidon
Scuba & Snorkeling

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