7 days in Athens & Tehran Itinerary

7 days in Athens & Tehran Itinerary

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7 days in Athens & Tehran Itinerary

Start: Tehran, Iran
subway + Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly + subway:  8​h 15​min
2
Tehran, Iran
— 1 night
End: Tehran, Iran

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Asteras Glyfada Beach and Temple of Hephaestus. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Archaeological Museum and Acropolis Museum. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Anafiotika, see the interesting displays at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kapnikarea.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Athens trip maker .

Tehran, Iran to Athens is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Iran Standard Time (IRST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tehran in May, you will find days in Athens are a bit cooler (29°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Tehran.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lofos Filitheis, Asteras Glyfada Beach
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

1
night
Tehran, Iran

Tehran ©
Tehran, the capital and one of the largest cities in the Middle East, sits in the foothills of a mountain range and stretches out for miles.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Golkar Art Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Golestan Palace, then get engrossed in the history at The National Jewelry Treasury, and finally snap pictures at Tabiat Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Reza Abbasi Museum, examine the collection at Omidvar Brothers Museum, take a stroll through Darband, look for gifts at ZEEEN, then admire the masterpieces at Royal Costume Museum, and finally browse the exhibits of International Arts Museum.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tehran online trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Athens to Tehran in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Tehran is 1 hour. While traveling from Athens, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tehran, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tehran

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Golestan Palace ©
Golestan Palace
The National Jewelry Treasury ©
The National Jewelry Treasury
Darband ©
Darband

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