6 days in Athens & Monza Itinerary

6 days in Athens & Monza Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Monza, Italy
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece

— 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae), Tiryns (in Nafplio) and Archea Korinthos (in Corinth). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and explore the activities along Corinth Canal.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens trip app.

If you are flying in from Greece, the closest major aiports are Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Skiathos Island National Airport and Mikonos Airport. September in Athens sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Monza.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Monza, Italy

— 2 nights
Monza is a city and comune on the River Lambro, a tributary of the Po in the Lombardy region of Italy, about 15km north-northeast of Milan. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Villa Reale, then hike along Sentiero del Viandante, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Paul DEMARIA - The Open Lake & Landscape Studio d’Arte. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Il Giardino Botanico - Hotel Villa Cipressi and then admire the landmark architecture of Villa Monastero.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Monza tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Monza takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Monza due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Athens in September: high temperatures in Monza hover around 29°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Monza

Parks · Shopping · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

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