9 days in Kalamata & Sparta Itinerary

9 days in Kalamata & Sparta Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Heraklion, Crete
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Kalamata
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Sparta
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 15 min
End: Heraklion, Crete

5
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ben (Benakopoulos) Olive Mill, Messinia Sailing and Explore Messinia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kalamata: Voidokilia Beach (in Petrochori), Methoni Castle (in Methoni) and Tsiklitira's House (in Pylos). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Kalamata Beach, learn about all things military at Military Museum, examine the collection at Victoria G. Karelias Collection of Greek Traditional Costumes, and admire the landmark architecture of Ypapanti Church.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kalamata tour itinerary app.

Heraklion to Kalamata is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Heraklion in August, you will find days in Kalamata are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are slightly colder (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sparta.

Things to do in Kalamata

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Messini, Voidokilia Beach, Methoni Castle, Tsiklitira's House
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Voidokilia Beach ©
Voidokilia Beach
Explore Messinia ©
Explore Messinia
Methoni Castle ©
Methoni Castle

3
nights
Sparta

Sparta ©
Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. Mystras has been added to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil, contemplate the long history of Amyklaion and Sanctuary of Apollo, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Constantine Paleologos, and delve into the distant past at Archaeological site of Mystra.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sparta tour planner.

Traveling by car from Kalamata to Sparta takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sparta

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Mystras, Amyklaion and Sanctuary of Apollo, Archaeological site Keadas
Highlights from your plan
Mystras ©
Mystras
Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil ©
Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil
Archaeological site of Mystra ©
Archaeological site of Mystra

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