8 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

8 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

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8 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
1
Petrochori
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Sparta
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Elafonisos
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Epidavros
— 2 nights
Taxi + Bus:  1 h 15 min
5
Corinth
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h
End: Brussels

1
night
Petrochori

Petrochori ©
On the 9th (Mon), kick back and relax at Petrochori Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Voidokilia Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Petrochori trip itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Petrochori is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Petrochori. Traveling from Brussels in September, expect Petrochori to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sparta.

Things to do in Petrochori

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Voidokilia Beach ©
Voidokilia Beach

1
night
Sparta

Sparta ©
Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Amyklaion and Sanctuary of Apollo, then pause for some photo ops at Leonidas Monument, then explore the ancient world of Archaeological site of Mystra, and finally contemplate the long history of Mystras.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sparta trip planner .

Getting from Petrochori to Sparta by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Elafonisos.

Things to do in Sparta

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Archaeological site of Mystra, Amyklaion and Sanctuary of Apollo
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Mystras ©
Mystras
Archaeological site of Mystra ©
Archaeological site of Mystra

1
night
Elafonisos

Elafonisos ©
Elafonisos is a small Greek island between the Peloponnese and Kythira. On the 11th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Megali Paralia and then kick back and relax at Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Elafonisos trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Sparta to Elafonisos in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Epidavros.

Things to do in Elafonisos

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία ©
Megali Paralia ©
Megali Paralia

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): make a trip to Akronafplia Fortress, contemplate the long history of Bourtzi, and then contemplate the long history of The Great Theatre of Epidaurus. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Tolo Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Panaghia, then explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, and finally take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Epidavros day trip planning app .

You can drive from Elafonisos to Epidavros in 4.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Epidavros can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Corinth.

Things to do in Epidavros

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nafplio
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The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Bourtzi ©
Bourtzi

2
nights
Corinth

Corinth ©
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Corinth Canal and then delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Acrocorinth, take an in-depth tour of Archea Korinthos, and then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Corinth.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Corinth online trip planner .

Do a combination of taxi and bus from Epidavros to Corinth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Corinth when traveling from Epidavros in September, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corinth

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos
Akrokorinthos ©
Akrokorinthos

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