26 days in West Greece Itinerary

26 days in West Greece Itinerary

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26 days in West Greece Itinerary

Start: Rome
Drive:  12​h 15​min
— 21 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Rome


Patras ©
Patras is Greece's third-largest city and the regional capital of Western Greece, in the northern Peloponnese, 215km west of Athens. Get out of town with these interesting Patras side-trips: Mycenae (Archaeological Site Mycenae, Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, & more), Loutraki (Casino Loutraki, Spas, & more) and Corinth (Archea Korinthos, The Environment Museum of Stymphalia, & more). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Achaia Clauss Winery, explore the historical opulence of Castle of Patras, explore the different monuments and memorials at Patras Mycenaean Park -Voundeni, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Science and Technology.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Patras day trip app .

Rome, Italy to Patras is an approximately 17.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in Patras are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Katakolo.

Things to do in Patras

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Corinth, Kalavrita, Loutraki, Naupactus, Mycenae
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Achaia Clauss Winery ©
Achaia Clauss Winery
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos


Katakolo ©
Katakolo is a seaside town in the municipality of Pyrgos in western Elis, Greece. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity, then experience rural life at Klio's Honey Farm, then appreciate the history behind Hermes by Praxiteles, and finally examine the collection at Archimedes Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Nicolaos Church, learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery, then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Olympia, then explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Olympia, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Greek Art Gallery.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Katakolo driving holiday tool .

You can drive from Patras to Katakolo in 1.5 hours. In April in Katakolo, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Katakolo

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

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Archaeological Museum of Olympia ©
Archaeological Museum of Olympia
Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia
Museum of Ancient Greek Technology ©
Museum of Ancient Greek Technology