10 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

10 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

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Kardamili
— 1 night
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Monemvasia
— 2 nights
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Sparta
— 1 night
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Nafplio
— 5 nights
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Kardamili

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the ancient world of Antigua Mesenia and then explore the historical opulence of Mourtzinos Castle. On the next day, explore the fascinating underground world of Caves of Diros, then steep yourself in history at The House of Patrick and Joan Leigh Fermor, and then look for gifts at The Bead Shop Kardamyli.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kardamili trip itinerary site.

Athens to Kardamili is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Kardamili

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Monemvasia

— 2 nights
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Hrisafittisa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agia Sofia Church, and then explore the historical opulence of Monemvasia Fortress. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia, look for gifts at Edodimopolio Honey Shop wine and olive oil store, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos).

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Monemvasia online journey planner.

You can drive from Kardamili to Monemvasia in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Sparta.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Sparta

— 1 night
Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Archaeological site of Mystra and then contemplate the long history of Mystras.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sparta visit planner.

You can drive from Monemvasia to Sparta in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Sparta are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Sparta

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nafplio

— 5 nights
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nafplio: Archea Korinthos (in Corinth) and Corinth Canal (in Isthmia). On the 27th (Wed), spend a day of historical exploration at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Nauplion Promenade, take an in-depth tour of Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, and explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Nafplio travel route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Sparta to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sparta in October: high temperatures in Nafplio hover around 24°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Peloponnese travel guide

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Beaches · Castles · Ruins
Scenic landscapes and a high concentration of ancient sites make the Peloponnese one of the most desirable sightseeing destinations in Greece. Separated from the Greek mainland by a narrow gulf, the region contains well-preserved archaeological reminders of the country's eventful history. The Peloponnese also boasts impeccable beaches, local cuisine, and a slew of tiny mountain villages. This region remains relatively uncrowded and lets you discover a quieter and greener corner of Greece, one ruled by traditional hospitality and the simple pleasures of life.