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Visit Athens in 2 Days

Visit Athens in 2 Days

“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.

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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

how to see Athens in 2 days

Old Temple of Athena

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Parthenon

11:00 am Acropolis Museum

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

How to see Athen in 2 days

Acropolis Museum

How to see Athens in 2 days

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 places 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.

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Temple of Olympian Zeus

1:30 pm Panathenaic Stadium

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

How to see Athens in 2 days

Panathenaic Stadium

2:00 pm Zappeion & National Gardens

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

How to see Athens in 2 days

National Gardens

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

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.

How to see Athens in 2 days

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.

How to see Athens in 2 days

Plaka

Athens Day 2:

9:30 am an Archaeological museum

Archaeological museum has ancient statues, pottery, weapons, jewelry 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 Marketplace. They have a 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.

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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 true heaven to experience the nature.

Vouliagmeni Lake Beach

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

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109 Comments

  1. Anne-Wil Kraan

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

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  2. sonali jain

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

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  3. Shannon Patterson

    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.

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  4. Jenn JG

    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

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  5. Kaylee

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

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  6. Sarah Camille

    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

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  7. Lexi @ TheGirlOnTheT

    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! 🙂

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  8. maria

    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!

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  9. Chloe

    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!

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  10. Abigayle de Guzman

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

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  11. Claudia K

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

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  12. Ann E Bacciaglia

    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.

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  13. Ophelia Tang

    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

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  14. Nina

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

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  15. Echoesofhervoice

    Great pics and description. Thanks for sharing!

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  16. Anosa

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

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  17. Miranda

    These pictures are beautiful! Love all the tips!

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  18. Becca Talbot

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

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  19. Elizabeth O.

    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!

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  20. Corinne & Kirsty

    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

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  21. Terri Beavers

    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.

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  22. Andrew Girdwood

    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!

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  23. Nicole Anderson

    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.

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  24. Katie

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

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  25. Missybeelondon

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

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    • travelmyjourney

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

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  26. Fashionaire She by J. Shan'Trice

    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.

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    • travelmyjourney

      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

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  27. Ravi

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

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  28. Carrie R.

    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!

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  29. Samantha Carraro

    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/

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  30. Khushboo

    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 🙂

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  31. Rose Sahetapy

    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.

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  32. Megan

    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!

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  33. kuminkueche

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

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  34. Rahul Khurana

    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! 🙂

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  35. Simply Apostoliaq

    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!

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  36. My Teen Guide

    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

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  37. Dogvills

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

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  38. MELANIE EDJOURIAN

    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.

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  39. Adeola

    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.

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  40. Katriza

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

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  41. Ana Ojha

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

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  42. Blair villanueva

    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!

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  43. Nadine

    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.

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  44. Courtneylynne

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

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  45. Deepa

    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. 🙂

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  46. Nina

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

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  47. Evan Vergeer

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    • travelmyjourney

      That’s my biggest achievement. I know many people want to see bullets or pictures only… Where I want things simple for my readers… Hope you have a HAppy Traveling Soon.

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  49. Jamika David

    Wonderful blog you have here but I was curious if you knew of any user discussion forums that cover the same topics talked about in this article? I’d really like to be a part of online community where I can get opinions from other experienced individuals that share the same interest. If you have any recommendations, please let me know. Cheers!

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    • travelmyjourney

      I usually do on facebook travel groups! Hope you had a great time in Athens

      Reply

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