13 days in Peloponnese & Athens Itinerary

13 days in Peloponnese & Athens Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Corinth
— Few hours
2
Nafplio
— 5 nights
3
Monemvasia
— 1 night
4
Athens
— 6 nights

few
hours
Corinth

Corinth ©
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Corinth Canal. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the activities along Corinth Canal.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Corinth trip itinerary builder tool.

Spata to Corinth is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Corinth

Nature · Parks
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Corinth Canal ©
Corinth Canal

5
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Archaeological Site of Olympia, Archaeological Museum of Olympia, Hermes by Praxiteles, and other attractions you added. Lion Gate and Bourtzi will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, appreciate the history behind Kolokotroni Statue, make a trip to Akronafplia Fortress, and take an in-depth tour of Epidaurus Archaeological Museum.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Nafplio holiday builder website.

Traveling by car from Corinth to Nafplio takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Corinth in May: high temperatures in Nafplio hover around 27°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Olympia, Mycenae, Epidavros
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The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate
Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia

1
night
Monemvasia

Monemvasia ©
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Your day by day itinerary now includes Monemvasia Fortress as well as Simos Beach. On the 22nd (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Simos Beach.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Monemvasia day trip planning site.

You can drive from Nafplio to Monemvasia in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Simos Beach
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Simos Beach ©
Simos Beach

6
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Temple of Poseidon and Hellenic Parliament. Visit Glyfada Beach and Kape Beach for some beach relaxation. When in Athens, make a side trip to see Sounio Beach in Sounio, approximately Sounio away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Legrena Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Athens tour planner.

Getting from Monemvasia to Athens by car takes about 4 hours. May in Athens sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Athens

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Sounio, Glyfada Beach
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Temple of Poseidon ©
Temple of Poseidon
Glyfada Beach ©
Glyfada Beach

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