8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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8 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Athens
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Tripoli
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Sparta
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Corinth
— Few hours
bus:  30​min
5
Athens
— 4 nights
End: Athens

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Athens trip itinerary planning website .

If you are flying in from France, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In April, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Tripoli.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Ermou Street ©
Ermou Street

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hours
Tripoli

Tripoli
Tripoli is a city in the central part of the Peloponnese, in Greece. Kapsia Cave has been added to your itinerary.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tripoli online visit planner .

Getting from Athens to Tripoli by car takes about 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Tripoli when traveling from Athens in April, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Sparta.

Things to do in Tripoli

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kapsia Cave
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1
night
Sparta

Sparta ©
Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. You've now added Mystras to your itinerary. On the 16th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Mystras and then kick back and relax at Simos Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sparta holiday builder .

Drive from Tripoli to Sparta in an hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Tripoli in April since evenings lows in Sparta dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Corinth.

Things to do in Sparta

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία
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Mystras ©
Mystras

few
hours
Corinth

Corinth ©
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Corinth online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Sparta to Corinth takes 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Athens.

Things to do in Corinth

Historic Sites
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Akrokorinthos ©
Akrokorinthos

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
You'll explore and learn at National Archaeological Museum and Benaki Museum. Visit Areopagus and Temple of Hephaestus for their historical value. Enjoy Athens some more: take a stroll through Plaka, explore the ancient world of Theater of Dionysus, pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, and take in the awesome beauty at Hymettus.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Athens sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Corinth to Athens in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
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Plaka ©
Plaka
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum
Benaki Museum ©
Benaki Museum

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