15 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

15 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  9 h
1
Nafplio
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Elafonisos
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Monemvasia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Sparta
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Methoni
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Helsinki

5
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
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 get to explore Archea Korinthos and Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nafplio: Corinth (Corinth Canal, Archaeological Museum of Corinth, &more), Ktima Palivou (in Nemea) and Offshore Hydropower Museum (in Dimitsana). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, contemplate the long history of The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, and kick back and relax at Karathona Beach.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Nafplio visit planner.

Helsinki, Finland to Nafplio is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry, bus, train, and taxi. When traveling from Helsinki in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Nafplio, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Elafonisos.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Corinth, Epidavros, Archaeological Site Mycenae, Ktima Palivou, Offshore Hydropower Museum
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos
Archaeological Museum of Corinth ©
Archaeological Museum of Corinth

2
nights
Elafonisos

Elafonisos ©
Elafonisos is a small Greek island between the Peloponnese and Kythira. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stroll through Megali Paralia, enjoy the sand and surf at Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία, and then kick back and relax at Lefki Beach. On the next day, kick back and relax at Panagia Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Elafonisos itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Nafplio to Elafonisos in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Elafonisos

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία ©
Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία
Megali Paralia ©
Megali Paralia
Panagia Beach
Panagia Beach

2
nights
Monemvasia

Monemvasia ©
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos), thenpause for some serene contemplation at Agia Sofia Church, and then explore the historical opulence of Monemvasia Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia, do a tasting at Monemvasia Winery, thencontemplate the long history of Liotrivi Monemvasia - Historical Mansion, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plytras Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Monemvasia trip simple and quick.

Getting from Elafonisos to Monemvasia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sparta.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Velies, Plytras Beach
Highlights from your plan
Agia Sofia Church ©
Agia Sofia Church
Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia
Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia

2
nights
Sparta

Sparta ©
Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. On the 14th (Tue), explore the galleries of Koumantareios Art Gallery of Sparta, thenexplore the ancient world of Archaeological site of Mystra, thensteep yourself in history at Mystras, and finally appreciate the history behind Statue of Constantine Paleologos. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at Archaeological Museum of Tegea, thenget engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum, and then examine the collection at Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Sparta travel planner.

You can drive from Monemvasia to Sparta in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Sparta are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Methoni.

Things to do in Sparta

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Mystras, Archaeological Museum of Tegea
Highlights from your plan
Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil ©
Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil
Archaeological Museum of Tegea ©
Archaeological Museum of Tegea
Archaeological Museum ©
Archaeological Museum

3
nights
Methoni

Methoni ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Museum of Pylos, kick back and relax at Voidokilia Beach, thenkick back and relax at Romanos Beach, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Tsiklitira's House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Niokastro: Pylos Castle, thenadmire the sheer force of Polylimnio Waterfall, thenstep into the grandiose world of Koroni Castle, and finally make a trip to Atelier Sud.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Methoni trip website.

Traveling by car from Sparta to Methoni takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Methoni

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Pylos, Koroni Castle, Atelier Sud, Polylimnio Waterfall, Voidokilia Beach
Highlights from your plan
Voidokilia Beach ©
Voidokilia Beach
Methoni Castle ©
Methoni Castle
Polylimnio Waterfall ©
Polylimnio Waterfall

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