5 days in Athens Itinerary

5 days in Athens Itinerary

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One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Archaeological Museum and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Museum-lovers will get to explore Acropolis Museum and War Museum of Athens. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Plaka, get engrossed in the history at Byzantine & Christian Museum, stroll the grounds of Kerameikos Cemetery, and contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

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Acropolis Museum
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Acropolis of Athens
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National Archaeological Museum

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