2 Days in Athens Itinerary Story

By Aleksandra Jakimoska

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Introduction

2 Days in Athens Itinerary Story

Thinking of visiting Athens but not sure if 2 days are enough? Well, yes, 2...

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Day 1

Archeology and History

I visited Athens during Easter. When we arrived, I thought that there was no chance...

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Day 1 - Stop 1

Telaro

Before you head out for the day, make sure to have a fulfilling breakfast as...

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Day 1 - Stop 2

Plaka and Anafiotika

The best way to reach the Acropolis is to head to the beautiful Plaka and...

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Day 1 - Stop 3

The Acropolis of Athens

If it’s your first time, the Acropolis of Athens is a must-see. After exploring these...

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Day 1 - Stop 4

The Theatre of Dionysus and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus

The Theatre of Dionysus is the first and oldest theatre in the world. It was...

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Day 1 - Stop 5

Propylaea

As you continue your historic journey to the Acropolis, you will find Propylaea. This European...

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Day 1 - Stop 6

Parthenon

During your 2 days in Athens, make sure to not miss out on the Parthenon,...

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Day 1 - Stop 7

Temple of Athena Nike

This temple is the smallest on the Acropolis and is located at the edge of...

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Day 1 - Stop 8

Erechtheion

The Erechtheion is a site in the northern part of the Acropolis. It’s very popular...

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Day 1 - Stop 9

Acropolis Museum

While everything is still fresh in your memory, head over to the Acropolis Museum, the...

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Day 1 - Stop 10

Ancient and Roman Agora

As you are walking towards the city centre, you will pass by the Ancient Agora....

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Day 1 - Stop 11

Areopagus

If you want to marvel at the best views, then Areopagus is the place to...

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Day 1 - Stop 12

'Atitamos' & 'Lefteris o Politis'

After a long day of exploring the Acropolis, you'll find yourself hungry and will be...

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Day 2

Contemporary Athens

On your second day, to get a better feel of Athens, you will be about...

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Day 2 - Stop 1

The Underdog

Greek cuisine is one of my favourites, so I planned another delicious food tour. As...

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Day 2 - Stop 2

Monastiraki Square

To start off your second day in Athens, I recommend Monastiraki Square to get a...

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Day 2 - Stop 3

Syntagma Square

Just when you finish your shopping at Monastiraki, take some time to discover the Syntagma...

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Day 2 - Stop 4

National Garden and Zappeion Hall

Just next to the Greek Parliament, you will find the National Garden, along with the...

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Day 2 - Stop 5

Panathenaic Stadium

One of the most modern things in Athens is the Panathenaic Stadium. The Olympic games...

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Temple of Olympian Zeus

Just 10 minutes walk from the Panathenaic Museum, you will discover The Temple of Olympian...

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Day 2 - Stop 7

National Archeological Museum

The National Archeological Museum is considered to be one of the most significant archaeological museums...

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Day 2 - Stop 8

Varvakeios Central Market

To reach the Central Market, it is a 10-minute walk from the National Archaeological Museum....

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Day 2 - Stop 9

Psyri

Continue your discovery of Athens to the Psyri neighbourhood. The area has cool restaurants and...

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Day 2 - Stop 10

Kolonaki

Leave the ancient world behind and pay a visit to another cute neighbourhood, Kolonaki. The...

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Day 2 - Stop 11

Mount Lycabettus

There is no chance you can miss Mount Lycabettus. It’s one of the tallest hills...

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Day 2 - Stop 12

The Station-Gyros-Souvlaki-Coffee

After a long day of sightseeing and street wandering, grab a phenomenal gyro at 'The...

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Conclusion

In Summary

It's been a year since I've been to Athens, but the memories are still fresh...

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