19 days in Greece Itinerary

19 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fly
1
Athens
— 1 day
Drive
2
Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Monemvasia
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Sparta
— 6 nights
Drive
5
Olympia
— 5 nights
Bus to Athens, Fly to Sydney

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1
day
Athens

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take a stroll through Plaka, then appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Athens visit planner.

Sydney, Australia to Athens is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Athens, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in July, things will get warmer in Athens: highs are around 38°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
Acropolis Museum ©
Must see
Acropolis Museum
4.7
Plaka ©
Neighborhood
Plaka
4.4

2
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
On the 17th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi and then stop by TASTE3.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Nafplio online vacation planner.

You can drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Athens in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Nafplio, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Nafplio

Highlights from your trip
TASTE3 ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
TASTE3
4.9

2
nights
Monemvasia

Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Plytras Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Agia Sofia Church, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos). On your second day here, stop by Edodimopolio Honey Shop wine and olive oil store, then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia, then make a trip to Archealogical Site of Epidavros Limira, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Hrisafittisa.

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Traveling by car from Nafplio to Monemvasia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sparta.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

6
nights
Sparta

Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. Attractions like Mystras and Leonidas Monument make great kid-friendly stops. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Antigua Mesenia and Acropolis and Ancient Theater. Venture out of the city with trips to Skoutari Beach (in Skoutari), Mavrovouni Beach (in Gytheio) and Cape Tainaron (in Kokkinogia). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Archaeological site of Mystra, examine the collection at Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil, and get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sparta travel itinerary 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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Sparta

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Mystras ©
World heritage site
Mystras
4.7

5
nights
Olympia

Inhabited since prehistoric times, Olympia remains best known as the site of the original Olympic Games, held there for the first time in 776 BCE.
Popular historic sites such as Temple of Apollo Epikourios and Archaeological Site of Olympia are in your itinerary. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity and Archaeological Museum of Olympia. Venture out of the city with trips to Neda Waterfalls (in Kyparissia), Katakolo (Aristoteles Olivewood Workshop & Greek Art Gallery) and Kourouta Beach (in Amaliada). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Hermes by Praxiteles, do a tasting at Olympia Land Winery, and get behind the scenes at Agriturismo Magna Grecia.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Olympia online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Sparta to Olympia takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 31st (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Neda Waterfalls ©
Waterfall
Neda Waterfalls
4.3
Hermes by Praxiteles
Monument
Hermes by Praxiteles
4.9

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