10 days in West Greece Itinerary

10 days in West Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Glyfa
— 1 night
2
Olympia
— 3 nights
3
Naupactus
— 4 nights

1
night
Glyfa

Glyfa ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Paralia Agia Marina and then kick back and relax at Palouki beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Glyfa Beach, step into the grandiose world of Kastro Chlemoutsi, and then take in the waterfront activity at Port of Killini.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Glyfa tour itinerary planning app.

Ancona, Italy to Glyfa is an approximately 20-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Ancona to Glyfa, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Ancona, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Glyfa, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Glyfa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Amaliada, Kastro Chlemoutsi, Port of Killini
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Paralia Agia Marina ©
Paralia Agia Marina
Kastro Chlemoutsi ©
Kastro Chlemoutsi

3
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Inhabited since prehistoric times, Olympia remains best known as the site of the original Olympic Games, held there for the first time in 776 BCE.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Archaeological Site of Olympia and Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity. Step off the beaten path and head to Hermes by Praxiteles and Klio's Honey Farm. Explore Olympia's surroundings by going to Katakolo (Beer-Bike Katakolo, Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, &more) and Kakovatos Beach (in Kakovatos). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Archimedes Museum, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia, and do a tasting at Olympia Land Winery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Olympia trip planner.

Traveling by car from Glyfa to Olympia takes 1.5 hours. August in Olympia sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Naupactus.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Katakolo, Kakovatos Beach
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Archimedes Museum ©
Archimedes Museum
Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery

4
nights
Naupactus

Naupactus ©
Agios Andreas Church and The Garden of Heroes are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Venetian Castle of Nafpaktos and Mega Spilaio Monastery. Explore Naupactus' surroundings by going to Patras (Achaia Clauss Winery & Patras Mycenaean Park -Voundeni) and Kalavrita (The Municipal Museum of the Kalavryta Holocaust, Monument to the Heroes of 1821, &more).

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Naupactus holiday website.

Drive from Olympia to Naupactus in 2 hours. In August in Naupactus, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naupactus

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Kalavrita, Patras, The Garden of Heroes, Xiliadou Beach, Rio-Antirrio Bridge (Charilaos Trikoupis)
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The Venetian Castle of Nafpaktos ©
The Venetian Castle of Nafpaktos
Mega Spilaio Monastery ©
Mega Spilaio Monastery