8 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

8 days in Peloponnese Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Athens
Drive:  1 h 45 min
1
Nafplio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Sparta
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Loutraki
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
End: Athens

3
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Nafplio is known for historic sites, beaches, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live event at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, take an in-depth tour of Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, and step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nafplio trip maker app.

Athens to Nafplio is an approximately 2- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Athens in May since evenings lows in Nafplio dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sparta.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Mycenae, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
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The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade

3
nights
Sparta

Sparta ©
Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. Change things up with these side-trips from Sparta: Mavrovouni Beach (in Gytheio) and Skoutari Beach (in Skoutari). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Mystras, examine the collection at Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum, and explore the ancient world of Archaeological site of Mystra.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sparta holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Sparta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sparta, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Loutraki.

Things to do in Sparta

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Archaeological site of Mystra, Mavrovouni Beach, Kastora Canyon, Skoutari Beach
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Mavrovouni Beach ©
Mavrovouni Beach
Mystras ©
Mystras
Archaeological site of Mystra ©
Archaeological site of Mystra

1
night
Loutraki

Loutraki ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Corinth Canal, explore the ancient world of Akrokorinthos, and then take an in-depth tour of Archea Korinthos. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Limni Vouliagmeni, explore the ancient world of West Court of Heraion of Perachora, and then explore the ancient world of Diolkos Archaeological Area.

Make your Loutraki itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Sparta to Loutraki by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Sparta in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 18°C in Loutraki. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Loutraki

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Corinth, West Court of Heraion of Perachora
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Corinth Canal ©
Corinth Canal
Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos
Akrokorinthos ©
Akrokorinthos

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