12 days in Athens & Sounio Itinerary

12 days in Athens & Sounio Itinerary

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12 days in Athens & Sounio Itinerary

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

8
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Ekklisia Agios Nikolaos Ragkava has been added to your itinerary. Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae), Nafplio (Fortress Palamidi & Nauplion Promenade) and Corinth (Archea Korinthos, Akrokorinthos, & more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus.

To find reviews and tourist information, you can read our Athens driving holiday app .

If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In November, daytime highs in Athens are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Sounio.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Corinth, Nafplio, Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Sounio

On the 27th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Galliki Skala, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then explore the ancient world of Brauron Archaeological Site, and finally get engrossed in the history at Eleftherios Venizelos Permanent Exhibition. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Sounio Beach and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Poseidon.

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You can drive from Athens to Sounio in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Athens in November, plan for little chillier nights in Sounio, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Sounio

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Vravrona, Galliki Skala, Scuba & Snorkeling, Eleftherios Venizelos Permanent Exhibition
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Temple of Poseidon ©
Temple of Poseidon
Archaeological Museum of Vravrona ©
Archaeological Museum of Vravrona

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