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Recent Itineraries for Athens in 1 Day

Spending 1 day in Athens? Refer these recently created 1 day Athens travel itineraries.

A Day in Athens - Perfect 24 Hours Guide

Whether you're in Athens just for a day with your friends, a day off on a business trip, or first timer backpacking on a solo trip and you've always wanted to go to Athens, you can still explore this city of Greece and get a feel for its culture and history.

Is one day enough for Athens?

Wondering whether one day is enough or not, to explore Athens? Certainly not; but here's how you can make the most of it. Though Athens is the place to be, suggesting attractions for 24 hours in Athens could be a tough choice as there are many places than you can visit. You might get a glimpse of Athens, but for a local slice, you of course need a lot more time. On this trip, we suggest you cover only 4-5 popular attractions of Athens, spending time walking around and discovering the history, culture, and people.

What to pack for 1 day in Athens vacation?

It can be worth having a petite backpack for Athens day trip. More helpful things to pack for a day trip to Athens:

  • Light jacket
  • Maps and Brochures
  • Snacks and Water Bottle
  • Camera with batteries

How much money do you need for 1 day in Athens?

The average daily price for traveling in Athens is USD 69. The average price of food for one day is USD 21.38. The average price of a hotel for a couple is USD 48.

How to spend 1 day in Athens?

The best way to explore Athens in 1 day is to visit the best Athens attractions and avoid the crowd whenever possible. This Athens itinerary of 1 day takes you to the landmark spots like Acropolis, Parthenon, Acropolis Museum. Along with a mist-trix of must-see attractions, outdoor activities and few family and kid’s activities like a visit to Erechtheion, you will have a splendid time on your one day trip to Athens for sure.

Athens travel tips to save time and money

Easy and handy Athens guidelines for your one day trip in Athens:

  • Don't try to fit in everything
  • Book a guided Athens sightseeing tour
  • Start early, you will have more time to explore as well you can easily beat the crowds.
  • Don't leave your planning until the last minute

Where to stay for 1 day in Athens?

Since you have only 24 hours in Athens, you should make the most of it by staying around the city's top attractions. Although it might not be the best deal, you will save time as well money spent on commute. Whatever your budget is, you can easily find the cheap and budget friendly accommodations in Athens for 1 day. Locals also offer cozy homestays with awesome food and they would guide you to plan your travel accordingly.

Best places to eat in Athens if you've only 1 day:

Want to explore the sumptuous cuisine of this city? Then, visit the most popular restaurants for delicious food.

Local transportation in Athens

If you want to explore the offbeat places in Athens and know its every nook and corner, then hopping onto a metro/train or a local city bus will be a smart choice.

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Where to Go in 1 Day in Athens

Here is a list of best places to visit in Athens in 1 day. Visit popular attractions and have a memorable experience in Athens.

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