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Day excursions in Athens

Dieppe, Canada
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Day excursions in Athens

We will be in Athen for one half day then one full day. Any suggestions for a day tour? And also what to do on our half day? Staying in central.

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1. Re: Day excursions in Athens

A suggestion is going to see the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion; it is an easy half day tour, you can book a tour or take a bus.

Popular day trips from Athens can include Corinth and Mycenae and they can be easily arranged whilst you're in Athens. Delphi is also a worthwhile option which you can do in a day; but I personally think Delphi is best done as an overnight trip. These are ones I have been on, there are other places that are within reach of Athens but I don't know much about them but sure other people would know and suggest.

Edited: 07 June 2018, 14:34
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2. Re: Day excursions in Athens

Spend your time in Athens. It takes a minimum of 2-3 days to fully experience, explore and enjoy the city. There are numerous activities including world-class archeological/historic sites, museums, Anafiotika, Central Markets, Monistoraki/Syntagma Square, Psiri District and lots more.

Why waste the time to travel to a site out of the city when there is so much to see in the city.

Check out the website for what to do in Athens:

http://www.athensguide.com/

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3. Re: Day excursions in Athens

Unless you have already been to Athens and seen all/most it has to offer, I agree, stay in town and see all you can see.

With that said, another daytrip would be to go over to Aegina.

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4. Re: Day excursions in Athens

Aegina is a great option but with the time frame of the OP . . . stay in Athens!

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