8 days in Athens, Delphi & Aegina Itinerary

8 days in Athens, Delphi & Aegina Itinerary

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Athens
— 1 night
Drive
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Delphi
— 1 day
Drive
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Athens
— 1 night
Taxi to Pireaus, Ferry to Aegina
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Aegina
— 1 day
Ferry to Pireaus, Taxi to Athens
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Athens
— 5 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Cycladic Art and then see the interesting displays at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Athens is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Paris to Athens, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in August; daily highs in Athens reach 39°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Athens

Museums

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Delphi

Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tholos, delve into the distant past at Delphi, then relax in the rural setting at MoKa Honey, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Metamorfoseos tou Sotiros Church.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Delphi trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Athens to Delphi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Delphi, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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Athens

The Birthplace of Democracy

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Athens trip planner.

Getting from Delphi to Athens by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Delphi in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 29°C in Athens. On the 18th (Tue), you'll travel to Aegina.

Things to do in Athens

Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Transportation

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Aegina

Aegina is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece in the Saronic Gulf, 27km from Athens. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Minas Monastery, contemplate the long history of Temple of Aphaia, admire the striking features of The Tower of Markellos, get interesting insight from Aegean Sailing School, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Isodia Theotokou, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church Saint Nicholas the Thalassinos.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Aegina tour itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Athens to Aegina in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Aegina

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

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nights
Athens

The Birthplace of Democracy

Do some cultural sightseeing at Acropolis of Athens and Citadel and Treasury of Atreus. Popular historic sites such as Temple of Hephaestus and Lion Gate are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Athens: Corinth Canal (in Corinth) and Ktima Palivou (in Nemea). Enjoy Athens some more: pause for some photo ops at Temple of Athena Nike, get to know the fascinating history of Philopappos Hill, explore the ancient world of Erechtheion, and steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens online attractions planner.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Aegina to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips