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1-day Athens City Guide

Our 1-day Athens City Guide shows you a step-by-step time line and itinerary for your stay in Athens. Follow it and get the best of your day in the city.

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DAY 1

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Take Red Metro Line to Akropoli station
09:00-11:30 Acropolis (Monument, 12 €)

Why visit

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Greece's most iconic national treasure
Read more about Acropolis

Photo: Titanas

Take a walk to Agora - 15’
11:45-13:05 Agora (Park and outdoors, 4 €)

Why visit

  • Heart of ancient Athens
  • Amazing Temple of Hephaestus
Read more about Agora
Lunch time
Take a walk to Ermou Street
14:15-15:15 Ermou Street (Park and outdoors, Free)

Why visit

  • Best known shopping street of Athens
  • Great buildings along the way
Read more about Ermou Street
Take a walk to Syntagma Square
15:15-15:45 Syntagma Square (Park and outdoors, Free)

Why visit

  • The heart of Athens
  • Archaelogical finds inside the metro station
Read more about Syntagma Square

Photo: namealus

Take a walk to Parliament
15:45-15:55 Parliament (Monument, Free)

Why visit

  • Guards in skirtlike garments
Read more about Parliament
Take a walk to Kallimarmaro Stadium - 25’
16:20-16:40 Kallimarmaro Stadium (Monument, 3 €)

Why visit

  • Beautiful marble stadium
  • Venue of the first modern Olympic games
Read more about Kallimarmaro Stadium

Photo: n.macca

Take a walk to New Acropolis Museum - 20’
17:00-18:30 New Acropolis Museum (Museum, 5 €)

Why visit

  • Beautifully presented ancient artifacts
  • Modern, stylish architecture
  • Great view from the top floor
Read more about New Acropolis Museum
end of day 1

 

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