9 days in Athens & Corfu Town Itinerary

9 days in Athens & Corfu Town Itinerary

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9 days in Athens & Corfu Town Itinerary

Start: Athens
1
Athens
— 6 nights
Subway + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Corfu Town
— 2 nights
Fly + Subway:  2​h 45​min
End: Athens

6
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Head to Gallery Demeter Athens and Pantopolionfor some retail therapy. Plaka District and Acropolis of Athens will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Athens with an excursion to Astir Beach in Vouliagmeni--about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Acropolis Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Glyfada Beach, stop by Amazing Chocolate, and take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Athens online itinerary creator.

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Athens

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Astir Beach, Amazing Chocolate, Glyfada Beach
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
nights
Corfu Town

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): stroll through Barbati Beach, stop by Beautiful Health and Beauty Shop, and then delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): stop by Le Petit Corfu Sandals, stop by The Land of Corfu Natural Products, look for gifts at Sweet 'N Spicy Bahar Shop, then look for gifts at Paramythia Traditional Cheeses, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Asian Art.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Corfu Town vacation planner.

You can fly from Athens to Corfu Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and car ferry; or do a combination of train and bus ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Barbati Beach, Beautiful
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Sweet 'N Spicy Bahar Shop ©
Sweet 'N Spicy Bahar Shop

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