Peloponnese Self Drive
Greece is an ideal destination for a self-drive holiday and is perfect for the independent traveller who wants to travel at their own pace. Take in the iconic sights of the Peloponnese on this 6 day self drive tour. Pick up the car in Athens and begin your journey to Nafplio. Along the way enjoy a short stop at Corinth Canal. Continue the drive to ancient Epidaurus- renowned for the fantastic acoustics of its incredibly preserved third century theatre. From here drive over country roads to Nafplio. Relax in the afternoon or swim at the very pretty beach tucked behind the old town. Overnight in Nafplio before taking the short drive to Ancient Mycenae - The World Heritage listed ruins which dominate the barren hilly landscape. Continue to Sparta and visit the archaeological museum. The next day depart for a scenic drive to Monemvassia, via the rustic, remote village of Skala, Molaoi and Sikea in Laconia's heartland. Arrive early afternoon in Monemvassia Medieval fortress monolith - lying just offshore from the mainland, connected by a short bridge at Gefyra town. Wander around the steep cobbles alleyways, or visit Agia Sophia chapel. Leave the next day for the picturesque fishing town of Gythio, From here go to Kalamata then take the costal road of the Messinian peninsula the next day, via the Venetial port town of Koroni- with its impressive castle, the seaside town of Methoni, and picturesque Pylos and Giavola. Early evening arrive in Olympia for overnight. The final day takes you from Olympia back to Athens.
Note: Visits & entrance fess to sites mentioned not included.