7 days in Athens, Monemvasia & Kalamata Itinerary

7 days in Athens, Monemvasia & Kalamata Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 2 nights
2
Monemvasia
— 2 nights
3
Kalamata
— 2 nights

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, visit Monastiraki, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Athens journey planner.

Paphos, Cyprus to Athens is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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Monemvasia

Monemvasia ©
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. On the 19th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Agia Sofia Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos), thenstop by To Kelari - Kastro Monemvasias, and finally explore the historical opulence of Monemvasia Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Plytras Beach, thendo a tasting at Monemvasia Winery, and finally steep yourself in history at Liotrivi Monemvasia - Historical Mansion.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Monemvasia trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Athens to Monemvasia takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kalamata.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Velies, Plytras Beach
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Agia Sofia Church ©
Agia Sofia Church
Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia
Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia

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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. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Andromonastiro, steep yourself in history at Antigua Mesenia, see the interesting displays at Victoria G. Karelias Collection of Greek Traditional Costumes, admire the landmark architecture of Ypapanti Church, thenadmire the striking features of The Church of Agioi Apostoloi, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Paralia Almirou.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kalamata road trip planning tool.

Drive from Monemvasia to Kalamata in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kalamata

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Messini
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Antigua Mesenia ©
Antigua Mesenia
Andromonastiro ©
Andromonastiro

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