18 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

18 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

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18 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  28​h
1
Monemvasia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Sparta
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kalamata
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Epidavros
— 3 nights
taxi + bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Corinth
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Monemvasia

Monemvasia ©
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Venture out of the city with trips to Elafonisos (Megali Paralia & Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία) and Kastania Cave (in Kastania). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Monemvasia Fortress, steep yourself in history at Liotrivi Monemvasia - Historical Mansion, look for gifts at The Cellar Olive Oil and Wine Shop, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos).

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Monemvasia trip maker site .

Sydney, Australia to Monemvasia is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Sydney to Monemvasia, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sparta.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Elafonisos, Kastania Cave, Liotrivi Monemvasia - Historical Mansion
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Agia Sofia Church ©
Agia Sofia Church

3
nights
Sparta

Sparta ©
Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. Change things up with these side-trips from Sparta: Alypa Beach (in Alipa), Mavrovouni Beach (in Gytheio) and Skoutari Beach (in Skoutari). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Mystras, admire the masterpieces at Koumantareios Art Gallery of Sparta, delve into the distant past at Amyklaion and Sanctuary of Apollo, and see the interesting displays at Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sparta trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Monemvasia to Sparta in 1.5 hours. October in Sparta sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kalamata.

Things to do in Sparta

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mystras, Skoutari Beach, Mavrovouni Beach, Alypa Beach, Amyklaion and Sanctuary of Apollo
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Mystras ©
Mystras
Archaeological site of Mystra ©
Archaeological site of Mystra

3
nights
Kalamata

Kalamata ©
Kalamata is the second most populous city of the Peloponnese peninsula, after Patras, in southern Greece and the largest city of the homonymous administrative region. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kalamata: Voidokilia Beach (in Petrochori), Polylimnio Waterfall (in Charavgi) and Neda Waterfalls (in Kyparissia). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Methoni Castle, steep yourself in history at Antigua Mesenia, admire the striking features of Ypapanti Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church of Agioi Apostoloi.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kalamata trip builder website .

You can drive from Sparta to Kalamata in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Epidavros.

Things to do in Kalamata

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Antigua Mesenia, Neda Waterfalls, Castle of Pylos, Voidokilia Beach, Methoni Castle
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Methoni Castle ©
Methoni Castle
Voidokilia Beach ©
Voidokilia Beach
Antigua Mesenia ©
Antigua Mesenia

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: Nafplio (Tiryns, Karathona Beach, & more), Byzantine Church of the Panagias (in Agia Triada) and St. Luke Archibishop (in Lefkakia). It doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of The Great Theatre of Epidaurus and take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Epidavros travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Kalamata to Epidavros by car takes about 2.5 hours. In October, Epidavros is slightly colder than Kalamata - with highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Corinth.

Things to do in Epidavros

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

4
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 Church of the Holy Trinity (in Xylokastro) and Mycenae (Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, Archaeological Site Mycenae, & more). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Archea Korinthos, do a tasting at Ktima Palivou, take in the views from Submersible Bridges, and explore the ancient world of Akrokorinthos.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Corinth trip planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Epidavros to Corinth in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Epidavros in October; daily highs in Corinth reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corinth

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Mycenae, Nemea, Church of the Holy Trinity
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Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Corinth Canal ©
Corinth Canal

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