6 days in Athens & Istanbul Itinerary

6 days in Athens & Istanbul Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Athens, Greece

— 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): visit Plaka, then explore the world behind art at Greek Folk Art Museum (Museo Ellinikis Laikis Technis), and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Athens holiday maker app.

Miami, USA to Athens is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Miami in November, expect Athens to be little chillier, temps between 67°F and 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Istanbul.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Istanbul, Turkey

— 2 nights

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Mosque, take an in-depth tour of Galata Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , and explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern.

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You can fly from Athens to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Athens in November, plan for little chillier days in Istanbul, with highs around 58°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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