15 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

15 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

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Loutraki
— 4 nights
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Epidavros
— 2 nights
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Elafonisos
— 2 nights
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Pylos
— 4 nights
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Gytheio
— 2 nights
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Loutraki — 4 nights

You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Splash Water Park and Temple of Isthmia Archeologikos Choros Isthmia. Explore Loutraki's surroundings by going to Nemea (Estate Constantin Gofas & Ktima Palivou).

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Loutraki travel itinerary planner.

Patras to Loutraki is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Epidavros.
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Epidavros — 2 nights

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 24th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Paralia Lepitsa, then Head underground at Didyma Caves, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Franchthi Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Sanctuary of Asklepios, see some colorful creatures with Epidive Center, and then kick back and relax at Kalamaki Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Epidavros trip planner.

Traveling by car from Loutraki to Epidavros takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Loutraki in September, expect Epidavros to be a bit cooler, temps between 32°C and 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Elafonisos.
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Elafonisos — 2 nights

Elafonisos is a small Greek island between the Peloponnese and Kythira. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Panagia Beach and then kick back and relax at Pounta Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Simos Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Megali Paralia, and then stroll through Lefki Beach.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Elafonisos itinerary builder app.

Getting from Epidavros to Elafonisos by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Pylos.
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Pylos — 4 nights

Pylos, historically also known under its Italian name Navarino, is a town and a former municipality in Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece. Discover out-of-the-way places like Niokastro: Pylos Castle and Ancient Messini Stadium. There's much more to do: stroll through Romanos Beach, kick back and relax at Glossa Beach, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Pylos, and explore the fascinating underground world of Nestor's Cave.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Pylos journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Elafonisos to Pylos takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Gytheio.
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Gytheio — 2 nights

Gytheio, the ancient Gythium or Gytheion, is a town and a former municipality in Laconia, Peloponnese, Greece. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Tower of Tzanetakis, stop by Pasteli Manolakos, and then view the masterpieces at Zervobeakos Handmade Pottery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): examine the collection at The Camera Museum – Takis Aivalis, then take an in-depth tour of Historical and Ethnological Museum of Mani, and then go for a walk through Lighthouse of Gythio.

For where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Gytheio holiday builder app.

Getting from Pylos to Gytheio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Gytheio are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.
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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.
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