22 days in Louisville & Athens Itinerary

22 days in Louisville & Athens Itinerary

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Start: Louisville, United States
1
Louisville, United States
— 10 nights
Fly:  17 h
2
Athens, Greece
— 10 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Louisville, United States

10
nights
Louisville, United States

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Change things up with these side-trips from Louisville: Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm (in Georgetown), Lexington (James E. Pepper Distillery & Barrel House Distillery) and Sun Valley Farm (in Versailles). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, hike along Fat Man's Misery, sample the fine beverages at Castle & Key Distillery, and get your game on at Bad Axe Throwing.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Louisville trip itinerary maker site.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Louisville International Standiford Field, Blue Grass Airport and Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Louisville

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mammoth Cave National Park, Indianapolis, Elizabethtown, Cincinnati, Lexington
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Castle & Key Distillery ©
Castle & Key Distillery
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

10
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae), Nafplio (Tiryns, Nauplion Promenade, &more) and Corinth (Akrokorinthos & Corinth Canal). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, stop by Monastiraki, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens online day trip planner.

You can fly from Louisville to Athens in 18.5 hours. Traveling from Louisville to Athens, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Louisville in September, Athens is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Nafplio, Corinth, Moni Osiou Patapiou, Archaeological Site Mycenae
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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