8 days in Athens & Sparta Itinerary

8 days in Athens & Sparta Itinerary

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Athens
— 3 nights
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Sparta
— 4 nights
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Athens

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum. Get in touch with nature at Glyfada Beach and Mount Lycabettus. Change things up with a short trip to Seahorse Dive Center in Vari (about 38 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Legrena Beach.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Athens. In August, daytime highs in Athens are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Sparta.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Sparta

Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. Get some cultural insight at Mystras and Koumantareios Art Gallery of Sparta. Take a break from the city and head to Trekking Hellas of Arkadia and Kakovatos Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Giannitsochori Beach (in Tholo), Karytaina Castle (in Karitena) and Metropolitan Church of St. Basil (in Tripoli). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Astros Beach, explore the ancient world of Archaeological site of Mystra, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Constantine Paleologos.

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Getting from Athens to Sparta by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Athens in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Sparta, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sparta

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips