May 29, 2017 Nida 103Comment

“Athens, the Eye of the Greece, Mother of Arts / And Eloquence”

As soon as you decide that Greece is your Holiday Destination !! Question in your Mind ?? How to See Athens in 2 days ? Here is the perfect itinerary for your trip !!

 

Athens Day 1 :

9:30 am Acropolis & Parthenon

There are two reasons to visit Acropolis early in the morning. First you will experience less crowd and a good pleasant weather.

Athen in 2 days
Athens- Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Tip: Wear good Shoes as the place is sloppy and have a Loose Chips. Sunglasses and Hat are very essential. Don’t forget to bring your water bottle to keep you self-hydrate.   

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Acropolis
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Old Temple of Athena
How to sew Athens in 2 days
Parthenon

11:00 am Acropolis Museum

A place where you learn all about Greek civilization, art and Architecture.

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Acropolis Museum
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Old Acropolis

Don’t forget to have a cup of tea / coffee or a Lime Juice at the museum café with a view of Acropolis.

12:30 pm Hadrian’s Arch & Temple of Olympian Zeus

Hadrian’s Arch is one of the important place in the Roman Emperor era. This Arch divide old and the new city of Athens.

Hadrian’s Arch

Temple of Olympian Zeus is made up of Marble. This unfinished temple destroyed in Earthquake. Have a clear view of Acropolis which made this place more beautiful.

Temple of Olympian Zeus

1:30 pm Panathenaic Stadium

Panathenaic Stadium is one of the most visited tourist attraction place. It is the only stadium in the world which is entirely built from Marble by Mount Pendeli.

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Panathenaic Stadium

2:00 pm Zappeion & National Gardens

National garden is in the heart of the city, where you can find plenty of shades to take a rest.

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National Gardens

And inside National Gardens is the Zappioen. A beautiful architecture building, where modern Olympic Games are perform.

Zappeion

3:00 pm Parliament House  and Syntagma Square

Parliament House is the heart of the city. Take a quick stop to have a look on guards wearing traditionally Pom Pom Shoes. Change of guards ceremony happens every Sunday 11:00.

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Parliament House- Change of Guards

Syntagma Square is the only square of the city, which is surrounded by Hotels, Resturants and Shops. You can sit and relax on the central fountain with the background of Parliament house and a view of Acropolis.

Syntagma Square

5:00 Plaka

A place where you sigh ( Historic Places), Eat and Shop. This place is totally enchanted with Greek culture. Plaka is the best place for Night Life in Athens.

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Plaka

Athens Day 2:

9:30 am Archaeological museum

Archaeological museum have ancient statues, pottery, weapons, jewellery and all the remainings of old Greece. If you are history and art lover then it’s a must go place.

Archaeological museum

11:00 am Agora

Agora is situated northwest side of Athens. It is the extended part of Athens and famous for its Market place. They have number of goods and antiques from the second world war. Take a stopover to discover this place.

Agora

12:00 pm Museum of ancient Agora

Stoa of Attlos holds Musem of Agora. A Stunning structured building contains two floors and worth visiting.

Agora

1:30 pm Head towards Athens beach area

Highly recommended to visit Vouliagmeni Lake Beach, which is natural mineral Spa. It’s a lake where fishes offer skin exploitation in a natural environment.  This place is a truly heaven to experience the nature.

Vouliagmeni Lake Beach

Relax and Sunbath as much as you can !! Enjoy the Sunset…..and make a perfect memories of your journey.

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103 Comments on How to See Athens in 2 Days

Nina said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Greece is definitely on my list of places to see in Europe. I love exploring old ruins and learning about history.

Deepa said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Wow..it is lovely and the architecture is great. I have heard a lot about athens and your post is like a great virtual trip. :)

Courtneylynne said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Omg incredible photos!!! I would love to visit Athens one day. Definitely on my travel bucket list

Nadine said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Your post was such a lovely walk down memory lane :) Athens is so inspiring, there is so much history in every part of the town.

Blair villanueva said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Oh my Athens is also my dream destination! Sometimes I am literally fantasizing having our honeymoon vacation here, but I know Amore have something more exciting. Athens is breathtaking!

Ana Ojha said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Never been to Athens but would love to visit someday in my life! Also would love to explore some authentic food in Acropolis!

Katriza said : Guest Report 6 months ago

this is on my bucket list! i've awlays wanted to visit Athens! it looks so beautiful and I love the culture so much!

Adeola said : Guest Report 6 months ago

As an Athenian, I would say it is hard to see my city in two days but you have provided a great itinerary nonetheless. There is so much more to Athens than what most tourist choose to see when they visit us.

MELANIE EDJOURIAN said : Guest Report 6 months ago

It's interesting to see how much there really is to visit there. Also good to know you can cover quite a bit of ground in just 2 days.

Dogvills said : Guest Report 6 months ago

What a beautiful view it makes me want to go there and I love to read more about that place.

My Teen Guide said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Looks like you had an awesome trip there and a wonderful experience, I love that place it looks I want to go there and Explore

Simply Apostoliaq said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Such a great post! I love it! I'm from Greece, and I believe you did the best choices! If i would visit the capital, this is where i would go too!

Rahul Khurana said : Guest Report 6 months ago

I love visiting museums. Athens is a beautiful place and the pictures are so beautiful here. I want to visit it someday and sit on that heavenly beach that you had mentioned about. Awesome! :)

travelmyjourney said : administrator Report 6 months ago

Yes Shan !! Most historic places are made from marble !! when sun shines those marble absorb heat and become pale yellow and by evening its white again !!Magic

travelmyjourney said : administrator Report 6 months ago

thanks for liking my picture !! These pictures are from iPhone and a bit touch of editor

kuminkueche said : Guest Report 6 months ago

What a wonderful post, and great photos, really like it! lucky you ;) have a great time..

Megan said : Guest Report 6 months ago

My husband I got to visit Athens about9 years ago.Since we were on a cruise we didn't get to do a lot of solo exploring, but we enjoyed what we did see!

Rose Sahetapy said : Guest Report 6 months ago

I'd love to visit Athen one day. Such a lovely city, rich in history. Your photos are beautiful, they captured the story of your trip perfectly.

Khushboo said : Guest Report 6 months ago

I have lots of amazing things about Greece and I would to travel there someday. Meanwhile, your Athens pics are give me some serious vacation goals :)

Samantha Carraro said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Greece is in my bucket list, I think it's an amazing country and I definitely want to visit Athens so thanks so much for sharing this guide! Nice photos as well :) Samantha | https://samanthacarraro.wordpress.com/

Carrie R. said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Looks like you had a fabulous trip to Greece. Greece has been on my must see list for a while especially Athens. Maybe one day I will actually make it there. Hopefully soon!

Ravi said : Guest Report 6 months ago

amazing pictures. Looks like a must visit tourist city. great!

Fashionaire She by J. Shan'Trice said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Thanks for sharing! Greece is such a beautiful place! The pictures of the architecture that you included have me in awe! Have you noticed that all of the buildings are made of white and light colored building materials? I just noticed it in your pics.

Missybeelondon said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Athens looks so nice What camera did u use to take the excellent pictures? Showing Athens at its most beautiful

Katie said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Beautiful trip! Would love to go someday. Thanks for a great itinerary.

Nicole Anderson said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Such lovely photos showing what a beautiful place Athens is. I can't wait to visit and see it for myself and your post has made me want to go even more.

Andrew Girdwood said : Guest Report 6 months ago

I’ve been to the Greek isles as a kid and really enjoyed them. I think I’d like to see Athens too especially after seeing these photographs!

Terri Beavers said : Guest Report 6 months ago

I really love the architecture and all of those stone structures. I sure do hope I can visit here one day, I'll have to check it all out.

Corinne & Kirsty said : Guest Report 6 months ago

I have never been to Athens not Greece but I have heard so many positive things! There must be so many things to do in Athens! Two do will never be enough! xx corinne

Elizabeth O. said : Guest Report 6 months ago

My love for Greece goes way back. They have such a rich culture and history that I'm just so fascinated with. Seeing Athens was a dream come true!

Becca Talbot said : Guest Report 6 months ago

What a great itinerary - I've not been to Athens, but it's definitely on my bucket list! x

Miranda said : Guest Report 6 months ago

These pictures are beautiful! Love all the tips!

Anosa said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Oh Greece is one of my bucket list. Athens and Santorini will be my target. Your post will definitely a big help.

Echoesofhervoice said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Great pics and description. Thanks for sharing!

Nina said : Guest Report 6 months ago

I live in Athens and am always happy when tourists have a good time here.

Ophelia Tang said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Your post is very informative and thoughtful. I love Ancient Greece and I always want to visit Athens. I will definitely use some of these tips when I visit. Thanks for sharing. OXO //SINCERELY OPHELIA | NYC Petite Fashion Blogger</a

Ann E Bacciaglia said : Guest Report 6 months ago

I would love to see Athens. I know many people who have traveled there and they absolutely loved it! I can not wait to go. Thanks for sharing about your trip and the photos.

Claudia K said : Guest Report 6 months ago

I have always wanted to go to Athens. The Acropolis Museum would be amazing to explore.

Abigayle de Guzman said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Beautiful pictures! I hope you guys had fun. I always wanted to go to Santorini, well anywhere in that area. Thanks for sharing!

Chloe said : Guest Report 6 months ago

I love looking at places with so much history, it is like taking a peek into the past. The buildings here are incredible, especially the stadium made of marble!

maria said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Athens looks absolutely beautiful! From the architecture to the history, it looks like you had a blast. Greece is on my wish list of places to visit. These photos have just pushed it up the list for me!

Lexi @ TheGirlOnTheT said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Wow, you had a very productive 2 days in Athens! I went for 2.5 days a few years ago and didn't see some of the stuff you wrote about. It was beautiful, I hope to go back someday! :)

Jill said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Athens is such a beautiful city! I wish to go there one day xx Jill http://www.jilldap.com

Sarah Camille said : Guest Report 6 months ago

This is such a helpful guide to prioritize the sights in Athens! I haven't been to Greece yet, but it's on my list. :-) Cheers, Sarah Camille // SCsScoop.com

Kaylee said : Guest Report 6 months ago

You are great with traveling! I don't know how you managed to do and see so much in two days, that's awesome!

Jenn JG said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Your pictures are Amazing. Looks like you made the most of your 2 days with lots of lasting memories! Hope to one day get to Athens

Shannon Patterson said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Athens looks so beautiful and fun! It would be overwhelming to do everything in a short amount of time, so your tips and time-frame break down are very helpful.

sonali jain said : Guest Report 6 months ago

You managed to see so much in so little time, this is really great :)

Anne-Wil Kraan said : Guest Report 6 months ago

i'm never been der but i love the pictures and want to go now

Sofia said : Guest Report 6 months ago

I'm hoping to visit in September! Will bookmark :)

Lisa Sell said : Guest Report 6 months ago

I've not considered Athens as a place to go before but from your photos it really reminds me of my trip to Epheseus in Turkey. I think you may have convinced me to go!

David Elliott said : Guest Report 6 months ago

I just need to go to Athens. I have wanted to go for the longest time. And you make it look amazing. Not sure I could do it in just two days, but any amount of time there would be amazing.

Ayushi Arora said : Guest Report 6 months ago

athens has some great architecture and culture, have heard much about the large amphitheaters and acropolis too. would love to visit this place some day.

Phylicia said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Omg I have to go here..this is sooo amazing seriously! Thanks for the tips

Marianne Turkson said : Guest Report 6 months ago

I tik it's fair to say that you had the time of your life. Sich a beautiful place to photograph. Another travel destination to put on my wish list I enjoyed this post.

Deanna said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Oh my goodness, that looks amazing. I would love to go to Athens. My daughter and I did a unit on it this year. There is so much amazing history there.

Shannon said : Guest Report 6 months ago

I traveled to Athens 3 years ago for 2 nights. I wish I had seen this back then, my trip would have been much more productive!

Kristina said : Guest Report 6 months ago

another amazing place to add to my bucket list :) thanks for sharing your experience!

Christie Brown said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Oh man! I've ALWAYS wanted to visit Athens. If I didn't have the travel bug before reading this, I definitely do now. :P Beautiful pictures, I just want to jump right through my screen in to them. Christie's Take on Life. xx

Amber Myers said : Guest Report 6 months ago

I love all your photos! I've always wanted to go to Greece. I hope I make it one day.

Nida said : administrator Report 6 months ago

If you want to stay in Budget you need to be planned and this is what i did Research before !! and everything is by walk !! Except the beach area which save a lot of time !!

Raine C. S. said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Wow, this looks like a whirlwind, but amazing trip. Your pictures are incredible as well. Looks like a lot of fun to go. Thanks for sharing.

robin rue said : Guest Report 6 months ago

You saw so much in just two days. I am super jealous - I have always wanted to go to Athens.

Colleen said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Great pictures. Looks like a wonderful place to visit.

Delphine said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Wow, that's a lot in 2 days, I would love to go to Greece!

Nicole said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Amazing trip photos! Take me with you next time!

SaraLyn L said : Guest Report 6 months ago

I've never been to Greece. Looks like you got to see a lot. Great pictures!

Casey the College Celiac said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Talk about some AMAZING views! I've never been to Athens but it's on my bucket list!

Stephanie said : Guest Report 6 months ago

I've been to Greece twice before and visited Athens too. These pictures really bring back all the memories. It's been 11 years since I was there last...I totally need to go back! :)

Denisse | Le Petit Eats said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Thanks for all the tips! Definitely want to visit Athens in the next year or two.

Pammy said : Guest Report 6 months ago

So majestic! Such a great place to explore! Pammy - joyfulsource.com

eazynazy said : Guest Report 6 months ago

t this beautiful place until I saw your post, Thanks for sharing this with us with those wonderful pictures <3 am definitely gonna add this to my bucket list

Sharon Collie said : Guest Report 6 months ago

Wow I love that you managed to see so much in such a short time. That lake beach looks like heaven!

Cara said : Guest Report 6 months ago

I would love to visit Athens, it looks like a beautiful place.

Ali Rost said : Guest Report 7 months ago

Greece has been on our want to travel to list for a while now. I can't believe how much history is there. I'd especially love to see the Archaeological museum and National Gardens. All of your photos make everything look so amazing! x

neha said : Guest Report 7 months ago

A very nice list. You have covered everything that is important and a must see in Athens

Gidokblog said : Guest Report 7 months ago

So much activities in just 2 days, maybe someday I will get to visit those places.

Enricoh Alfonzo said : Guest Report 7 months ago

Se manifique views and vibes! i love the photo journal and descriptions. makes me wanna hop on a plane right now lol.

Liz Stephenson said : Guest Report 7 months ago

Now that is a trip! So good that you managed to see so much in so little time. Athens didn't wow me but I wish I saw more.

travelmyjourney said : administrator Report 7 months ago

It looks busy but these sight seeing are very close to each other !! i bunch them for hassle free travelling

Kuleigh said : Guest Report 7 months ago

Great photos! I've been obsessed with Greek and Roman art and architecture since I was young. It would be an amazing experience to visit Athens and see all the mythology come to life.

Amanda said : Guest Report 7 months ago

Unfortunately, the furthest out of the US I have ever been is Canada, but I have a dream to go somewhere in Europe one day. This post really makes me want to travel to Athens.

five little doves said : Guest Report 7 months ago

I would LOVE to visit Athens!! I'm desperate to go and yet we wouldn't have much time there if we left the kids at home so this would be perfect!

Cameron - Diary of a Southern Millennial said : Guest Report 7 months ago

Love how you fit all of this in 2 days! Sounds busy, but you got to see everything!

elena said : Guest Report 7 months ago

Great post. I'm planning on going to Greece this summer and will be hitting the beaches, but would like to visit Athens in one or two days. Thanks.

Katie Kinsley said : Guest Report 7 months ago

I have never been to Greece before, but it would be such a great trip. I love visiting places and learning about their history.

Ana De- Jesus said : Guest Report 7 months ago

Athens has been on my to see list for quite some time. Especially since I am obsessed with culture, sightseeing and history! x

Tonya Wilhelm said : Guest Report 7 months ago

Wow! What an amazing trip! 2 days, that's impressive. Good shoes is an excellent tip!

Claire said : Guest Report 7 months ago

Woah I love all the photos you took. Great view. Especially the national gardens!!! http://www.clairebearblogs.com

travelmyjourney said : administrator Report 7 months ago

Thanks Christina !!! Enjoy

travelmyjourney said : administrator Report 7 months ago

Sure you should

shahin said : Guest Report 7 months ago

Nicely composed the ideas..great info for the travel lover!

Gloria said : Guest Report 7 months ago

I never thought about visiting before but Now I want to! The pictures are beautiful and the pom pom shoes were my favorite. Love learning new things!

Daniel Heaver said : Guest Report 7 months ago

Nice post. Some incredible pictures too. Hopefully I can visit athens myself in the future

Christina Holthuis said : Guest Report 7 months ago

Thanks for this great itinerary! I'm definitely planning a weekend trip to Athens this summer, only been to the Greek islands so far. Bookmarked! :)

Navina Joseph said : Guest Report 7 months ago

I had been to Athens for a day couple of years back and visited those you mentioned in day1. Your post has infused some nostalgia in me :-).. the mineral lake sounds interesting... will go there the next time i visit Athens..

S KRITHIKA RAJ said : Guest Report 7 months ago

A beautiful place and a very concise itinerary for 2 days!

Patricia said : Guest Report 7 months ago

I would love to visit Greece! The architecture is so beautiful and detailed...and I really like Vouliagmeni Lake Beach too! :) Very beautiful scenery.

Veera said : Guest Report 7 months ago

I would love to visit athens for sure! This was a great post and i will definitely come back to this if I am ever lucky enough to be able to travel there https://byveera.blogspot.fi/2017/05/nike.html?m=1

Jenny said : Guest Report 7 months ago

Wow! We went to Athens on our honeymoon and I am dying to go back.

Harmony, Momma To Go said : Guest Report 7 months ago

Wow that's a lot to do in two days! I've never been to Greece but have spent a lot of time in Rome among many similar ruins!

Andrea Broom said : Guest Report 7 months ago

All your pictures look incredible, I really do wish I could be in Athens right now. It has been on my bucket list for some time now. Your pictures just gave me another reason to move it up higher on the list. Warm regards, Andrea http://followourpassion.com

Esperanza said : Guest Report 7 months ago

I loved this post! I was in Athens for about an hour before leaving on a ferry for Santorini, so I did not get to explore. I would love to go back someday to see these things in person :). Love your photos!

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