15 days in Athens & Barcelona Itinerary

15 days in Athens & Barcelona Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 8 nights

5
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae) and Nauplion Promenade (in Nafplio). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, and make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Athens road trip website.

Sacramento, USA to Athens is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Sacramento to Athens due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sacramento in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Athens, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Archaeological Site Mycenae, Nauplion Promenade
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae

8
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Change things up with a short trip to PortAventura in Salou (about 1h 30 min away). The adventure continues: make a trip to Casa Batllo, walk around Parc Guell, visit Las Ramblas, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip app.

You can fly from Athens to Barcelona in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in September, expect nights in Barcelona to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit cooler, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

PortAventura
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Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

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