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 69°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 65°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 79°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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