9 days in Athens & Malaga Itinerary

9 days in Athens & Malaga Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Malaga, Spain
— 5 nights

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Athens trip planner.

If you are flying in from Greece, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in December, and nighttime lows around 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 Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

5
nights
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Change things up with these side-trips from Malaga: Granada (Munira Leather, 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: take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba, gain a rich perspective with Segway Malaga Tours, and look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Malaga vacation planner.

Getting from Athens to Malaga by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In December, daytime highs in Malaga are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to 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
Dona Felisa Winery ©
Dona Felisa Winery
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas

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