4 days in Athens & Delphi Itinerary

4 days in Athens & Delphi Itinerary

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Budapest
Fly:
7​h
Athens
— 2 nights
Drive:
2​h 30​min
Delphi
— Few hours
Drive:
2​h 30​min
Athens
— 1 night
Fly:
5​h 30​min
Budapest

2
days
Athens

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 2nd (Fri), see the interesting displays at Acropolis Museum and then admire the landmark architecture of Parthenon. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Plaka District, then have fun and explore at Hellenic Children's Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Athens custom trip planner.

Budapest, Hungary to Athens is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of train, bus, flight, and subway. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. When traveling from Budapest in December, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Athens: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Delphi.

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Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum
Plaka District

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Delphi

Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
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Traveling by car from Athens to Delphi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in December, Delphi is little chillier at night with lows of 4°C. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Athens.

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Temple of Apollo

few
hours
Athens

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Getting from Delphi to Athens by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Delphi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Athens, with lows of 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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Ancient Agora of Athens

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