9 days in Athens & Malaga Itinerary

9 days in Athens & Malaga Itinerary

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9 days in Athens & Malaga Itinerary

Start: Athens, Greece
1
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
Malaga, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Athens, Greece

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, sightseeing, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, and take a stroll through Plaka District.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from Greece, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In December, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

5
nights
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Explore Malaga's surroundings by going to Granada (Munira C B, Alhambra, & more), Nerja (Fundación Cueva de Nerja, Church of El Salvador, & more) and Ronda (Dona Felisa Winery, Puente Nuevo, & more). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Alcazaba, identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena, and have fun at SEGWAY MÁLAGA TOURS.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Malaga trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Athens to Malaga in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Malaga. In December, daytime highs in Malaga are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Granada, Ronda, Nerja, Butterfly Park of Benalmadena
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Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Puente Nuevo ©
Puente Nuevo
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

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