10 days in Athens & Peloponnese Itinerary

10 days in Athens & Peloponnese Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Auckland
Fly:  29 h
1
Athens
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Corinth
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  28 h
End: Auckland

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Step off the beaten path and head to Temple of Hephaestus and Philopappos Hill. Get a sense of the local culture at Acropolis of Athens and Plaka. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Nafplio (War Museum of Nafplio, Fortress Palamidi, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, and delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Athens travel itinerary planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Athens is an approximately 30-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Auckland to Athens. When traveling from Auckland in June, plan for much warmer days in Athens, with highs around 35°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Corinth.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Nafplio
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

3
nights
Corinth

Corinth ©
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Limni Vouliagmeni, thenhike along Rema ton Mylwn, and then don't miss a visit to Corinth Canal. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, and then contemplate the long history of Lion Gate.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Corinth trip builder.

Traveling by car from Athens to Corinth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 23°C. You will leave for home on the 26th (Fri).

Things to do in Corinth

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Mycenae, Limni Vouliagmeni
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Limni Vouliagmeni ©
Limni Vouliagmeni
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate
Citadel and Treasury of Atreus
Citadel and Treasury of Atreus

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