11 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

11 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

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Fly to Kalamata, Bus to Nafplio
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Nafplio
— 3 nights
Drive
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Dimitsana
— 1 night
Drive
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Vastas
— 1 night
Drive
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Kyparissia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Monemvasia
— 2 nights
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Drive to Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport, Drive to London

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Nafplio

— 3 nights
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Komboloi Museum and Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Agia Fotini Mantineias Church and War Museum Nafplio Branch. Get out of town with these interesting Nafplio side-trips: Kapsia Cave (in Kapsas) and Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou (in Stemnitsa). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Panaghia, step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, steep yourself in history at Lion Gate, and take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nafplio online trip maker.

London, UK to Nafplio is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Nafplio is 2 hours. Traveling from London in November, expect nights in Nafplio to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dimitsana.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Dimitsana

— 1 night
Dimitsana is a mountain village and a former municipality in Arcadia, Peloponnese, Greece. On the 8th (Sun), examine the collection at Offshore Hydropower Museum, relax and float downstream with Trekking Hellas of Arkadia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Aimyalon Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Holy Monastery of the Philosopher.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dimitsana trip builder.

Drive from Nafplio to Dimitsana in 2 hours. November in Dimitsana sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vastas.

Things to do in Dimitsana

Tours · Wildlife · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Vastas

— 1 night
Vastas is a village in the municipality of Megalopoli, Arcadia, Greece. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Temple of Apollo Epikourios, get to know the fascinating history of Lycosura, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agia Theodora.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Vastas tour planner.

You can drive from Dimitsana to Vastas in 1.5 hours. In November, Vastas is a bit warmer than Dimitsana - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kyparissia.

Things to do in Vastas

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Kyparissia

— 3 nights
Kyparissia is a town and a former municipality in northwestern Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece. The Church of Agioi Apostoloi and Arcadian Gate will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Archaeological Museum of Messenia and Victoria G. Karelias Collection of Greek Traditional Costumes. Get out of town with these interesting Kyparissia side-trips: Engraving Museum Takis Katsoulidis (in Messini), Palace of Nestor (in Chora) and Castle of Pylos (in Pilos). There's lots more to do: shop like a local with The Old Watermill, learn about all things military at Military Museum, explore the historical opulence of Niokastro: Pylos Castle, and take an in-depth tour of Tsiklitira's House.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kyparissia road trip planning app.

You can drive from Vastas to Kyparissia in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Kyparissia

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Monemvasia

— 2 nights
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): stop by To Kelari - Kastro Monemvasias, delve into the distant past at Monemvasia Fortress, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Hrisafittisa, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos).

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Monemvasia itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Kyparissia to Monemvasia in 3 hours. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Peloponnese travel guide

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Beaches · Castles · Ruins
Scenic landscapes and a high concentration of ancient sites make the Peloponnese one of the most desirable sightseeing destinations in Greece. Separated from the Greek mainland by a narrow gulf, the region contains well-preserved archaeological reminders of the country's eventful history. The Peloponnese also boasts impeccable beaches, local cuisine, and a slew of tiny mountain villages. This region remains relatively uncrowded and lets you discover a quieter and greener corner of Greece, one ruled by traditional hospitality and the simple pleasures of life.