15 days in Athens Itinerary

15 days in Athens Itinerary

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15 days in Athens Itinerary

Start: Tehran
flight:  7​h 30​min
1
Athens
— 13 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h
End: Tehran

13
nights
Athens

Athens
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 Scuba & Snorkeling and Asteras Glyfada Beach. Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Hephaestus will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Erotospilia beach (in Porto Rafti), ARCHELON Τhe Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece (in Glyfada) and Vouliagmeni (Vouliagmeni Beach, Kavouri Beach, & more). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and get into the urban bustle at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens trip builder .

Tehran, Iran to Athens is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of subway and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Iran Standard Time (IRST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Tehran in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Athens: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, Sounio, Marathon Beach, Erotospilia beach
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Highlights from your plan
Temple of Athena Nike
Temple of Athena Nike
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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