15 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

15 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

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15 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Petrochori
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Sparta
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Monemvasia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Epidavros
— 3 nights
Taxi + Bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Corinth
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Zurich

1
night
Petrochori

Petrochori ©
For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Petrochori road trip planning website .

Zurich, Switzerland to Petrochori is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Petrochori. Traveling from Zurich in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Petrochori: highs are around 30°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Sparta.

Things to do in Petrochori

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Polylimnio Waterfall
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Voidokilia Beach ©
Voidokilia Beach
Polylimnio Waterfall ©
Polylimnio Waterfall

4
nights
Sparta

Sparta ©
Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. Explore Sparta's surroundings by going to Temple of Apollo Epikourios (in Skliros), Kalamata (Ypapanti Church & Local Moods) and Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou (in Stemnitsa). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Mystras, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Taygetus, delve into the distant past at Archeologikos Xoros Sparti, and see the interesting displays at Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Sparta itinerary planner .

You can drive from Petrochori to Sparta in 2 hours. In May in Sparta, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Sparta

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kalamata, Amyklaion and Sanctuary of Apollo, Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou, Temple of Apollo Epikourios, Archaeological site of Mystra
Highlights from your plan
Mystras ©
Mystras
Archaeological site of Mystra ©
Archaeological site of Mystra
Temple of Apollo Epikourios ©
Temple of Apollo Epikourios

3
nights
Monemvasia

Monemvasia ©
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Venture out of the city with trips to Kastania Cave (in Kastania), Plytras Beach (in Plitra) and Elafonisos (Megali Paralia & Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Monemvasia Fortress, do a tasting at Monemvasia Winery, look for gifts at To Kelari Olive Oil and Wine Shop, and steep yourself in history at Liotrivi Historical Mansion.

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Drive from Sparta to Monemvasia in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Epidavros.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Elafonisos, Velies, Plytras Beach, Kastania Cave
Highlights from your plan
Kastania Cave ©
Kastania Cave
Agia Sofia Church ©
Agia Sofia Church

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Epidavros: Byzantine Church of the Panagias (in Agia Triada), Nafplio (Tiryns, Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, & more) and St. Luke Archibishop (in Lefkakia). It doesn't end there: catch a live event at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus and appreciate the extensive heritage of Nauplion Promenade.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Epidavros trip planner .

You can drive from Monemvasia to Epidavros in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Corinth.

Things to do in Epidavros

Historic Sites Beaches Museums

Side Trips

Nafplio, Byzantine Church of the Panagias
Highlights from your plan
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade

3
nights
Corinth

Corinth ©
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mycenae (Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, Archaeological Site Mycenae, & more). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Archea Korinthos, delve into the distant past at Akrokorinthos, learn about winemaking at Ktima Palivou, and contemplate the waterfront views at Corinth Canal.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Corinth online route planner .

Do a combination of taxi and bus from Epidavros to Corinth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Epidavros in May: high temperatures in Corinth hover around 31°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corinth

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Mycenae, Ktima Palivou
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos
Corinth Canal ©
Corinth Canal

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