6 days in Greece Itinerary

6 days in Greece Itinerary

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6 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly:  1​h 30​min
1
Athens
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Nafplio
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Monemvasia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Diros
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Pilos
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Olympia
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
7
Athens
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Budapest

1
night
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Acropolis of Athens, Parthenon, Temple of Olympian Zeus, and other attractions.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Athens tour app .

Budapest, Hungary to Athens is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Budapest to Athens due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Budapest in September, with highs in Athens at 34°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Corinth Canal
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

1
night
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 The Great Theatre of Epidaurus as well as Fortress Palamidi.

Plan a trip to Nafplio easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Nafplio when traveling from Athens in September, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
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The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi

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Monemvasia

Monemvasia ©
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. On the 19th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos).

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Monemvasia online tour builder .

Getting from Nafplio to Monemvasia by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Diros.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Museums Historic Sites
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Diros

Diros
Spilaio Glyfada has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Spilaio Glyfada.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Diros trip planner.

You can drive from Monemvasia to Diros in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Diros can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Fri) before leaving for Pilos.

Things to do in Diros

Nature Parks
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Pilos

Pilos ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Voidokilia Beach as well as Methoni Castle. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Polylimnio Waterfall, step into the grandiose world of Methoni Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Niokastro: Pylos Castle, and finally kick back and relax at Voidokilia Beach.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Pilos trip website .

You can drive from Diros to Pilos in 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Olympia.

Things to do in Pilos

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Methoni Castle, Voidokilia Beach, Polylimnio Waterfall, Niokastro: Pylos Castle
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Polylimnio Waterfall ©
Polylimnio Waterfall
Voidokilia Beach ©
Voidokilia Beach
Methoni Castle ©
Methoni Castle

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hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery, look for gifts at The Old Watermill, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo Epikourios, and finally delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Olympia.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Olympia vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Pilos to Olympia takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Olympia

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

The Old Watermill, Temple of Apollo Epikourios
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Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery
Temple of Apollo Epikourios ©
Temple of Apollo Epikourios
Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia

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Athens

Athens ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Acropolis of Athens, Parthenon and Temple of Olympian Zeus.

Plan my day in Athens using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Olympia to Athens in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Olympia in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Parthenon ©
Parthenon
Temple of Olympian Zeus ©
Temple of Olympian Zeus

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