Comics, novels, and similar forms of literature have immortalized Greek mythology for centuries. So, if you ever feel like visiting the cradle of Greek mythology, a vacation to Athens, Greece, will be perfect. Let’s explore how much we can see of Athens in 5 days.
The 5-day trip will give you ample time to visit important sacred sites in Athens and spend peacefully with the Greek gods. The first day is about spending leisurely time in Athens city and finger-licking Greek dishes like moussaka, stuffed eggplants, and souvlaki.
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A guided tour of the Acropolis is the best way to explore ruins like Athena Nike, the Odeion of Herodes Atticus Parthenon, the ‘old temple’ of Erechtheus, and the intricate temple of Erechtheion. The Ancient Roman Agora, the Tower of the Winds, the Temple of Hephaistos, and the Acropolis Museum are also worth a visit for a history and culture buff.
In addition, other Greek marvels you should check out on this trip include the Temple of Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch, and the National Archeological Museum. So be sure to rent a car and explore Delphi. You can also book a day trip to explore the place. Check out famous historical sites like Delphi Oracle, Temple of Apollo, Delphi Archaeological Museum, Osious Lukas Byzantine Monastery, and Athena Pronea. The day trip will surely leave you in awe. Finally, end your incredible vacation to Athens by visiting Cape Sounio and the famous Temple of Poseidon. You can also admire the Athenian Riviera on your way.
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