31 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

31 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

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Fly to Athens, Bus to Nafplio
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Nafplio
— 11 nights
Drive
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Gialova
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kardamili
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sparta
— 5 nights
Drive
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Elafonisos
— 2 nights
Drive
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Monemvasia
— 4 nights
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Drive to Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Fly to Ben Gurion International Airport, Drive to Jerusalem

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Nafplio — 11 nights

Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Bring the kids along to The Great Theatre of Epidaurus and Corinth Canal. Change things up with these side-trips from Nafplio: Corinth (Archaeological Museum of Corinth, Archea Korinthos, &more), Epidive Center (in Epidavros) and Moni Osiou Patapiou (in Loutraki). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, contemplate the long history of Lion Gate, get to know the fascinating history of Tiryns, and enjoy the sand and surf at Karathona Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Nafplio day trip planning tool.

Jerusalem, Israel to Nafplio is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Jerusalem in September: high temperatures in Nafplio hover around 32°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Gialova.
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Gialova — 4 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. Attractions like Voidokilia Beach and Petrochori Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Gialova with an excursion to Finikounda Beach in Finikounda--about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Methoni Castle, discover the deep blue sea with Ionian Dive Center, Head underground at Nestor's Cave, and kick back and relax at Divari Beach.

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You can drive from Nafplio to Gialova in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Nafplio in September, Gialova is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kardamili.
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Kardamili — 4 nights

Kids will appreciate attractions like Antigua Mesenia and Foneas Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Kardamili side-trips: Mavrovouni Beach (in Gytheio) and Caves of Diros (in Diros).

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kardamili trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Gialova to Kardamili takes 2 hours. October in Kardamili sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sparta.
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Sparta — 5 nights

Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. Bring the kids along to Mystras and Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil. Venture out of the city with trips to Temple of Apollo Epikourios (in Skliros), Skoutari Beach (in Skoutari) and Karytaina Castle (in Karitena). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Archaeological site of Mystra, take in the awesome beauty at Taygetus, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum, and take in breathtaking views at Kastora Canyon.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sparta trip planner.

Drive from Kardamili to Sparta in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Sparta can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Elafonisos.
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Elafonisos — 2 nights

Elafonisos is a small Greek island between the Peloponnese and Kythira. On the 14th (Fri), stroll through Megali Paralia and then enjoy the sand and surf at Simos Beach. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lefki Beach and then kick back and relax at Panagia Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Elafonisos visit planner.

Traveling by car from Sparta to Elafonisos takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Monemvasia.
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Monemvasia — 4 nights

Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Bring the kids along to Monemvasia Fortress and Agia Sofia Church. Step out of Monemvasia with an excursion to Kastania Cave in Kastania--about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos), don't miss a visit to Archealogical Site of Epidavros Limira, contemplate the long history of Liotrivi Monemvasia - Historical Mansion, and get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Monemvasia tour itinerary builder site.

Getting from Elafonisos to Monemvasia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Peloponnese travel guide

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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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