21 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

21 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

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Fly to Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Drive to Monemvasia
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Monemvasia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sparta
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kardamili
— 4 nights
Drive
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Gialova
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nafplio
— 8 nights
Bus to Athens, Fly to Bucharest Otopeni

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Monemvasia

— 2 nights
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Monemvasia is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Monemvasia Fortress, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos), pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Hrisafittisa, and look for gifts at To Kelari - Kastro Monemvasias.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Monemvasia trip planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Monemvasia is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Sparta.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Sparta

— 4 nights
Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. Attractions like Mystras and Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Sparta's surroundings by going to Temple of Apollo Epikourios (in Skliros), Street Market Tripoli (in Tripoli) and Karytaina Castle (in Karitena). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Archaeological site of Mystra, pause for some photo ops at Leonidas Monument, see the interesting displays at The Camera Museum – Takis Aivalis, and steep yourself in history at The Menelaion.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sparta journey maker app.

Getting from Monemvasia to Sparta by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Sparta can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kardamili.

Things to do in Sparta

Historic Sites · Museums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kardamili

— 4 nights
Attractions like Mourtzinos Castle and The Bead Shop Kardamyli make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Kardamili side-trips: Caves of Diros (in Diros), Zervobeakos Handmade Pottery (in Pirgos Dirou) and Antigua Mesenia (in Messini).

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kardamili road trip planner.

You can drive from Sparta to Kardamili in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Gialova.

Things to do in Kardamili

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gialova

— 2 nights
Gialova is a village on Navarino Bay in the municipality of Pylos-Nestor in the regional unit of Messenia in the south-west Peloponnese, Greece, about six kilometres north of Pylos. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): look for gifts at Deximi, then explore the historical opulence of Methoni Castle, then kick back and relax at Romanos Beach, and finally stroll through Voidokilia Beach. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Niokastro: Pylos Castle, explore the historical opulence of Castle of Pylos, and then play a few rounds at The Dunes Course.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Gialova planner.

You can drive from Kardamili to Gialova in 2 hours. In June in Gialova, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Nafplio.

Things to do in Gialova

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Nafplio

— 8 nights
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Great Theatre of Epidaurus and Fortress Palamidi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nafplio: Corinth (Submersible Bridges, Corinth Canal, &more). The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, take an in-depth tour of Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, kick back and relax at Karathona Beach, and explore the ancient world of Citadel and Treasury of Atreus.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nafplio trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Gialova to Nafplio in 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Nafplio when traveling from Gialova in June, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

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.