10 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

10 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

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10 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  16 h 30 min
1
Corinth
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Gialova
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Kardamili
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Elafonisos
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Epidavros
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Washington DC

1
night
Corinth

Corinth ©
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Archaelogical site of Nemea, contemplate the long history of Temple of Apollo, and then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Corinth. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lake Iraiou, explore the fascinating underground world of Kapsia Cave, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agia Fotini Mantineias Church, and finally learn about winemaking at Domaine Bairaktaris.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Corinth online trip itinerary planner .

Washington DC, USA to Corinth is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Washington DC to Corinth, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Corinth are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Gialova.

Things to do in Corinth

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Nemea, Agia Fotini Mantineias Church, Kapsia Cave
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Archaelogical site of Nemea ©
Archaelogical site of Nemea
Agia Fotini Mantineias Church ©
Agia Fotini Mantineias Church
Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo

2
nights
Gialova

Gialova ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): tee off at The Dunes Course, step into the grandiose world of Niokastro: Pylos Castle, kick back and relax at Romanos Beach, then step into the grandiose world of Palace of Nestor, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Beach (Divari Beach). On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Castle of Pylos, enjoy the sand and surf at Peroulia Beach, then delve into the distant past at Ancient Messini Stadium, and finally explore the ancient world of Arcadian Gate.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Gialova online visit planner .

Drive from Corinth to Gialova in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Corinth in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Gialova, with lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kardamili.

Things to do in Gialova

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Messini, Pylos, Peroulia Beach, The Dunes Course, Palace of Nestor
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Palace of Nestor ©
Palace of Nestor
Arcadian Gate ©
Arcadian Gate

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Kardamili

Kardamili ©
On the 8th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Mourtzinos Castle, enjoy the sand and surf at Ritsa Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Foneas Beach, then kick back and relax at Agios Nikolaos Beach, and finally stop by The Bead Shop Kardamyli.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kardamili day trip tool .

You can drive from Gialova to Kardamili in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Kardamili can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Elafonisos.

Things to do in Kardamili

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Agios Nikolaos Beach
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The Bead Shop Kardamyli ©
The Bead Shop Kardamyli

1
night
Elafonisos

Elafonisos
Elafonisos is a small Greek island between the Peloponnese and Kythira. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stroll through Panagia Beach, then kick back and relax at Megali Paralia, and then stroll through Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Elafonisos travel route builder website .

Traveling by car from Kardamili to Elafonisos takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Epidavros.

Things to do in Elafonisos

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Panagia Beach
Panagia Beach
Megali Paralia ©
Megali Paralia

3
nights
Epidavros

Epidavros ©
One of the ancient world's famed places of healing, Epidavros today remains best known as the site of a remarkably well-preserved Hellenic theater, designated as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Panaghia, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Ayios Georgios, and finally make a trip to Sanctuary of Asklepios. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Tigani beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Astros Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Agios Spyridonas, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Byzantine Church of the Panagias.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Epidavros trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Elafonisos to Epidavros takes 4.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Epidavros

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Nafplio, Astros Beach, Lepitsa Beach, Byzantine Church of the Panagias, Tigani beach
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Church of Ayios Georgios ©
Church of Ayios Georgios
Sanctuary of Asklepios ©
Sanctuary of Asklepios
Tigani beach ©
Tigani beach

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