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Highlights of the Peloponnese

3 days


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3 days - Peloponnese

Highlights of the Peloponnese

Mycenae, Nafplio, Arcadia & Olympia

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3 days

Trip Distance

1.164 km


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From Mycenae and the Iliad, to Ancient Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic Games, this roadtrip is an in-depth exploration of great international cultural heritage.

People have always seeked heroic role models. This roadtrip will introduce you to the most important areas of the Peloponnese, a place that shaped some of the most prominent ideas of western civilization: Argolis, land of Odyssey’s and the Iliad’s heroes, Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games, Nafplio, the first capital of the Greek State and a number of small villages off the beaten path. Each day has a theme, to make your trip more fun and insightful!

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What's included?

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Two accommodations at boutique hotels

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Two traditional Greek breakfasts

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Rental of category D car for 3 full days

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Trip App

With tips for local activities, restaurants, places to visit, audio storytelling, support.


Our itinerary includes all must-visit locations, but through our app you can customize it with points of interest & activities, based on your personal interests.

  • Day 1

    Nafplio-Mycenae-Olympia I The Land of Legends

    Start your trip to explore the central part of Peloponnese peninsula. Make a stop at the Corinth Canal to admire a masterpiece of engineering, and continue to Epidaurus, the finest and best-preserved theatre of the ancient world. Then visit the fabled Homeric city of Mycenae, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the capital of one of the oldest civilizations in the world.  You'll then head towards the historic seaside city of Nafplio, a romantic, picturesque town, crowned by Venetian fortifications. From Nafplio, your trip will take you through the beautiful Peloponnesian countryside towards ancient Olympia.

    Overnight in Olympia.

  • Day 2

    Olympia - Arcadia I An “Athlos” for a Good Life

    Drive up the mountains of Arkadia to reach the temple of Apollo Epicurius, one of the most mystical and imposing temples of Greece. Then, make a stop at the picturesque village of Andritsaina to enjoy its unique architecture and taste some local delicacies. After lunch, it's the ideal time to visit the ancient site and museum of Olympia without the crowds. This was the most important athletic, religious and political center of the ancient Greek world, birthplace of the Olympic Games and the ideals of world peace.

    Overnight in Olympia

  • Day 3

    Arcadia I Mythical Peloponnese Mountains

    Τhis day is dedicated to the exploration of central Peloponnese mountains. Here you can enjoy a walk in the mythical Forest of the Centaurs, a unique NATURA oak-tree forest, one of the rarest of its kind in Europe.  Then continue your drive through the numerous traditional villages. The best one is Lagadia, perched over a gorge with a wonderful view and famous for its beautiful stone-built houses. Next stop is Dimitsana, a delightful medieval village. Here you enjoy a typical lunch with delicacies of the South, visit an open-air waterpower museum and observe local life, before you return to Athens and complete your journey in Southern Greece.


All the places and things to do that are not to be missed during this trip!


Immerse into one of the most ancient civilisations in the world at Mycenae, the mythical citadel and UNESCO World Heritage Site

Olympic ideals

Stand in the exact place where the Olympic Games started 3000 years ago and get a feeling for the ideals that celebrate peace, unity and fair play

Local life

Discover the Greek rural life of the Peloponnese, enjoy scenic routes of unique natural beauty, visit local workshops and experience authentic accommodation and hospitality

Our App

Explore at your own pace, with the ease of mind that our customized app gives you: seamless navigation,  local tips, audio storytelling


We have carefully selected boutique hotels and family-run guest houses in great locations, with lots of character. Here are some photos of the hotels we use in this trip (hotel selection is based on availability at the time of the booking)


Our trip App is your personal guide!

You have the freedom to modify and adjust your itinerary according to your interests and pace, while maximizing your time.

GPS Maps

Detailed maps of your daily itinerary so you never get lost or lose time

Audio storytelling

Original stories created by our guides for you to listen on the go

Local tips

Insider tips at every location, as if you had a guide with you

Must-visit & optional stops

Itineraries based on what not miss, but also optional stops you can choose according to your interests.

Restaurants & activities

A list of our favorite restaurants and activities in each area you visit

Online & offline mode

All information in our App works both with or without internet

"Our trip was absolutely fantastic. We were very impressed!"

Paige & Emma K.

"We loved having the car, hotel and itinerary pre-arranged, and the app provided all the tips, history and restaurant suggestions we needed."

Paige & Emma K.

"All of the accommodations were incredible with super friendly hosts and staff where I felt very comfortable and welcomed."

Aaron L.

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Highlights of the Peloponnese

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