6 days in Athens & Sounio Itinerary

6 days in Athens & Sounio Itinerary

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6 days in Athens & Sounio Itinerary

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

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Athens online travel planner .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In July in Athens, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sounio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Sounio

On the 20th (Sat), kick back and relax at Sounio Beach and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Poseidon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Kape Beach, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then contemplate the long history of Galliki Skala.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sounio online trip planner .

Drive from Athens to Sounio in 1.5 hours. In July in Sounio, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Sounio

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lavrio, Ancient Theater of Thorikos, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Temple of Poseidon ©
Temple of Poseidon
Sounio Beach ©
Sounio Beach

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