10 days in Sanary-sur-Mer, Athens & Corinth Itinerary

10 days in Sanary-sur-Mer, Athens & Corinth Itinerary

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Start: Sanary-sur-Mer, France
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Sanary-sur-Mer, France
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
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Corinth, Greece
— 3 nights
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Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
End: Sanary-sur-Mer, France

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Sanary-sur-Mer, France

Sanary-sur-Mer ©
Sanary-sur-Mer is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.It is located in coastal Provence on the Mediterranean Sea 13km from Toulon and 49km from Marseille. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Abbaye de La Celle and Musee International de la Plongee Autonome Frederic Dumas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sanary-sur-Mer: Domaine de Saint Jean le Vieux (in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume), Plage de Cavaliere (in Le Lavandou) and Sentier du Littoral de la Presqu'ile de Giens (in Hyeres). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Graces, get great views at Chapelle Notre-Dame de Pitie, learn about winemaking at Chateau Thuerry, and wander the streets of Le Village du Mourillon.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sanary-sur-Mer online travel planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Marseille Provence Airport, Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport and Nîmes-Arles-Camargue Airport. March in Sanary-sur-Mer sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Sanary-sur-Mer

Parks Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Villecroze, La Cadiere d'Azur, Domaine de Saint Jean le Vieux, Plage de Cavaliere, Sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Graces
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Plage de Cavaliere ©
Plage de Cavaliere
Abbaye de La Celle ©
Abbaye de La Celle
Sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Graces ©
Sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Graces

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Athens, Greece

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Theater of Dionysus and Floating Naval Museum Battleship Averof. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Byzantine and Christian Museum, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and see the interesting displays at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology.

To see reviews and more tourist information, read Athens trip maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sanary-sur-Mer to Athens. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sanary-sur-Mer to Athens due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Sanary-sur-Mer in March since evenings lows in Athens dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Corinth.

Things to do in Athens

Tours Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Floating Naval Museum Battleship Averof
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Olive Tree - Ελιά Olive Wood Products ©
Olive Tree - Ελιά Olive Wood Products
Theater of Dionysus ©
Theater of Dionysus

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Corinth, Greece

Corinth ©
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
You've now added Akrokorinthos to your itinerary. On the 14th (Sat), see the interesting displays at The Environment Museum of Stymphalia, then do a tasting at Ktima Palivou, then learn about winemaking at Domaine Bairaktaris, and finally learn about winemaking at DOMAINE SKOURAS / ΚΤΗΜΑ ΣΚΟΥΡΑ Ο.Α.Ε.. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Submersible Bridges, stop by Kilix Ceramic Crafts, then delve into the distant past at Akrokorinthos, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Iraiou.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Corinth online route planner.

Getting from Athens to Corinth by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Corinth can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corinth

Wineries Parks Museums

Side Trips

Nemea, DOMAINE SKOURAS / ΚΤΗΜΑ ΣΚΟΥΡΑ Ο.Α.Ε.
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Domaine Bairaktaris ©
Domaine Bairaktaris
Lafazanis Winery ©
Lafazanis Winery