16-day self-drive tour Athens
s / Peloponnes
This self-drive-Tour starts in Athens
After arriving in Athens
s you ´ll have a transfer to your Hotel St. George Lycabettus. The Driver will wait for you at the Exit.
3 nights in Athens
s 5-Star-Hotel St. Georg Lycabettus.
Enjoy the prime location nestled against the pine-forested slopes of Lycabettus Hill affords breath-taking panoramic views over the city and to the Acropolis. These three days give you enough time to visit the Acropolis, the stage and the museums. Pick up of your hire car: In the morning of the last day ( third day). The hire car company will wait at the reception of your Hotel at 10 AM. So you can manage to be in time to visit Delphi
. Before you arrive Delphi
you can make a stop to visit the Monastery of Hosios Lukas, one of the most important places of Orthodoxy, the view to the valley is tremendous. After Delphi
you drive in direction to Patras
, you will pass the Gulf of Corinth over the famous “Rio Bridge”. The Rio Bridge is one of the world's longest multi-span cable-stayed bridges and the longest of the fully suspended type. Then you drive in direction to Patras
3 nights in Kyllini
Beach "5-Star- Golden Beach Resort" in western Peloponnes
Stay in luxury and style: The luxurious hotel Olympia
Golden Beach Resort & Spa is considered to be as the best Small Luxury Resort in Greece for by the Travel and Hospitality Awards!
Here you can laid back and experience stress free holidays. You'll also have a chance to stroll some of the stunning beaches of West Peloponnes
e. Worth to see and a must in this region is the ancient Olympya and the port and the city of Patras
. The railway- tour to the mountain Village Kalavrita
is unique. After these stay in Kyllini
Beach you drive in direction to Kalamata
e and then in direction to A. Nikolaos to your next destination Anaxo Resort. Don´t miss to Visit the Ancient Nestor´s Palace and the fortress Methoni
before you drive in direction to Kalamata
!You'll also pass the stunning Taygettos Mountain and explore the picturesque coastal villages Like Pilos, Stoupa
5 nights in 4-Star-Anaxo resort on the Peninsula Mani near the coastal Village A. Nikolaos. Here you will find pleasant, mediterranean ambience, charming villages, impressive landscapes, hidden bays and The highlight: The Cultural Heritage the Ancient Byzantine Mystra. Situated on Mountain Taygetos, near ancient Sparta, it served as the capital of the Byzantine Despotate of the Morea in the 14th and 15th centuries. After this stay your itinerary leads to Monemvasia: 2 nights in Monemvasia. Hotel Liotrivo:
This small Hotel is located in an olive grove in an old oil mill, about 10 kilometers westwards of the Fortress of Monemvasia. The small magical peninsula is under the protection of the EU and is one of the European cultural heritage. Enjoy the charm and ambience of this unique place.
After the 2 days in Monemvasia you will head to Nafplion ( sometimes written:Nauplia
3 nights in the boutique hotel 4-Star-Amphitryon in Nauplia
. The embossed Venetian old town with its squares, buildings and his picturesque port is one of the most beautiful cities in the Mediterranean. Between 1829 and 1834 Nauplia
was the capital City of Greece. Only half an hour to the ancient “Mycenae” and the largest amphitheater of Greece “Epidauros
is located in the Northeast of the Peloponnes
e about 140 km from Athens
After booking you ´ll get a personalized itinerary, trip Ideas, suggestions for your stay in Greece from us kreta.com the travel professionals for Greece. Kreta.com we are the stuff of special memories and authentic emotions.
Magical Places, awarded-small-Hotels and conveniently located ( 5 and 4-Star) , inspiring art and plenty of "old stones" that capture our thoughts. Stones that can tell us so much. Soak up the Ancient and Byzantine Art and you can get into this time. The time of the oligarchy, the formation of states with basic forms of constitutions, provided for the common good. Even the basic idea of the Olympic Games and their complex relationships between the city-states, all these efforts for peace. The ubiquitous art of Byzantium is fascinating. In this self-drive tour you will visit historic places, some of the most important sights Greece has to offer! Such as "Delphi" the place of the gods cults and oracles, the Ancient Olympia, the Byzantine Mystras built on a magic mountain ridge, the Palace of Nestor, the Castle of the Monemvasia Peninsula, Mycenae a world that Heinrich Schliemann was fascinated from, the theater of Epidaurus, which nowadays hosts summer festivals. During your visit of Epidaurus Asklepios sanctuary you will see that wellness for mind and all senses is not a modern trend that already existed. You can discover all this UNESCO World Heritage with this self-drive tour individually, at your own pace. The picturesque coastal villages, friendly open-hearted people and the beautiful beaches of the Peloponnese will inspire you too.