Athens Itinerary 5 Days

Explore the best places to visit in 5 days in Athens using this travel itinerary which takes you through the top attractions in the city.

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5 Days in Athens - Perfect Vacation Guide

With its undying aura of serenity, the effortless fusion of old and new-world charm, the picturesque locales, the riot of colorful neighborhoods and the energetic crowds - Athens is one mesmerizing destination. Choosing the must visit places in Athens when you are running short on time can be quite a tough task!

Are 5 days enough for Athens tour?

Wondering about what to see in 5 days in Athens ? It can be a confusing task to decide where to go in Athens. But, 5 days are perfect to cover each corner of Athens. You can visit popular places in Athens, get walking tour and have local food during your vacation.

How much money for 5 days in Athens?

The budget cost of 5 days in Athens is USD 350. You can further save on your stays by opting for hostels and homestay. Also try to travel by public transportation whenever possible.

What to pack for Athens 5 days vacation?

  • Carry extra battery of camera. If you are a shutterbug, carry extra memory card; those 5 days in Athens are going to be full of moments that you would want to click!
  • Keep a journal to record your favorite moments and scribble notes!
  • Since you will be having a heavy luggage to fit your belongings for 5 days, carry a small backpack that you can use while you go sightseeing!

What to see in Athens in 5 days?

Acropolis, Parthenon, Acropolis Museum, Erechtheion must be a part of your Athens itinerary in 5 days! Also, you cannot afford to miss Theatre Of Dionysus, Temple Of Athena Nike, Plaka. Since 5 days is a comfortable time to explore the best of Athens, you can add National Archaeological Museum and Ancient Agora to your itinerary. If you are too tired running between different spots, you can take a day off from the sightseeing and relax in your room or at a nice cafe.

Athens travel tips for first-timers

  • Book a food tour, nothing expresses the essence of Athens like its food!
  • Take a weekend getaway, explore the nearby cities of Athens.
  • List down the free days of the museums and try to visit them on those days to save on ticket fee.

Getting around Athens in 5 days

You are going to be in the city for a considerable amount of time and hence it is recommended to get hang of the local transit system that will make getting around cheaper. Alternatively, you can hire a car or a bike and explore Athens on your own, at your own pace.

Best places to eat, drink, and shop in Athens

Eat, drink, shop repeat! You can enjoy an excellent retail therapy when in Athens. On your 5-day trip, make sure you try out the best local delicacies as well as shop for some souvenirs to take back home.

Where to stay in Athens for 5D4N vacation?

For a 5 day 4 nights vacation in Athens, you can choose a vacation rental or a hotel that is conveniently located. You can score a good deal on BnB, since the stay is for a longer duration.

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