9 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

9 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

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9 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  13 h 45 min
1
Corinth
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Petrochori
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Sparta
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Elafonisos
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Epidavros
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Newark

1
night
Corinth

Corinth ©
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Acrocorinth and then take an in-depth tour of Archea Korinthos. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Corinth Canal and then explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Corinth trip maker app .

Newark, USA to Corinth is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Corinth due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in September, expect Corinth to be somewhat warmer, temps between 86°F and 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Petrochori.

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

1
night
Petrochori

Petrochori ©
On the 11th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Petrochori Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Voidokilia Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Petrochori trip planner.

You can drive from Corinth to Petrochori in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Corinth in September, Petrochori is slightly colder at night with lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive 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. On the 12th (Thu), examine the collection at Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil, then delve into the distant past at Archaeological site of Mystra, then contemplate the long history of Mystras, and finally pause for some photo ops at Statue of Constantine Paleologos.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sparta driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Petrochori to Sparta takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Elafonisos.

Things to do in Sparta

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Mystras
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Mystras ©
Mystras
Archaeological site of Mystra ©
Archaeological site of Mystra
Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil ©

1
night
Elafonisos

Elafonisos ©
Elafonisos is a small Greek island between the Peloponnese and Kythira. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): kick back and relax at Megali Paralia and then kick back and relax at Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Elafonisos itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Sparta to Elafonisos takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Epidavros.

Things to do in Elafonisos

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

3
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.
Bring the kids along to The Great Theatre of Epidaurus and Karathona Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Epidavros side-trips: Nafplio (Akronafplia Fortress, Bourtzi, & more). There's more to do: stroll through Tolo Beach and take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade.

Plan my trip to Epidavros with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Elafonisos to Epidavros in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in September, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Epidavros

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Nafplio
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The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Karathona Beach ©
Karathona Beach

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