8 days in West Greece Itinerary

8 days in West Greece Itinerary

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Patras
— 1 night
2
Glyfa
— 2 nights
3
Kakovatos
— 3 nights

1
night
Patras

Patras ©
Patras is Greece's third-largest city and the regional capital of Western Greece, in the northern Peloponnese, 215km west of Athens. On the 30th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Andreas Church, explore the different monuments and memorials at Patras Mycenaean Park -Voundeni, and then learn about winemaking at Achaia Clauss Winery. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of The Garden of Heroes, enjoy the sand and surf at Xiliadou Beach, then pause for some photo ops at The Statue of Cervantes, and finally snap pictures at Rio-Antirrio Bridge (Charilaos Trikoupis).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Patras online trip planner.

Krakow, Poland to Patras is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Krakow to Patras, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Krakow in September; daily highs in Patras reach 33°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Glyfa.

Things to do in Patras

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Xiliadou Beach, The Statue of Cervantes, The Garden of Heroes, Rio-Antirrio Bridge (Charilaos Trikoupis)
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Achaia Clauss Winery ©
Achaia Clauss Winery
The Garden of Heroes ©
The Garden of Heroes
Rio-Antirrio Bridge (Charilaos Trikoupis) ©

2
nights
Glyfa

Glyfa ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): go for a stroll along the water at Port of Killini, then enjoy the sand and surf at Palouki beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Paralia Agia Marina. On the next day, kick back and relax at Glyfa Beach and then step into the grandiose world of Kastro Chlemoutsi.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Glyfa holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Patras to Glyfa takes 1.5 hours. In October in Glyfa, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Kakovatos.

Things to do in Glyfa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Kakovatos

Kakovatos ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity, do a tasting at Olympia Land Winery, and then kick back and relax at Kakovatos Beach. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Kaiafas Lake, then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia, then pause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles, and finally explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Olympia.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kakovatos holiday maker app.

Drive from Glyfa to Kakovatos in 1.5 hours. October in Kakovatos sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Kakovatos

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Olympia, Kaiafas Lake
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Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery
Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia
Archaeological Museum of Olympia ©
Archaeological Museum of Olympia

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