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Greece off-season UNESCO places tour 19 days from Athens. Visit most of Greece mainland UNESCO and tentative list places.


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Greece off-season UNESCO places tour 19 days from Athens. Monterrasol Travel private tour in minivan. Visit most of Greece mainland UNESCO and tentative list places. Sightseeing 19 days private tour start from Athens (Greece) by Monterrasol Travel agency specialize on customized private car tours. The tour start in Athens (Greece) and visit Corinth, Epidaurus, Nafplio, Mycenae, Argos, Sparta, Mystras, Monemvasia, Porto Kagio, Kalamata, Messene, Koroni, Methoni, Pylos, Palace of Nestor, Olympia, Patras, Antirrio, Nafpaktos, Mesolongi, Arta, Dodoni, Ioannina, Metsovo, Meteora, Trikala, Larissa, Lamia, Delphi, Hosios Loukas, Livadeia, Chalkida within 19 days.

This page describes details of the multiday private car tour #167 offered by Monterrasol Travel. The company, Monterrasol Travel, is an independent tour operator specialized in cultural and destination tourism. This tour has been developed by Monterrasol Travel based on its own experiences and belongs to the group of private car tours with pre-designed itineraries. If you like this tour but you would like to change something, please do not hesitate to contact us and mention the ID number of this tour: #167. The custom itinerary will cost you nothing, it's free from our side.

The tour will start and finish in Athens (Greece) and will take 19 days (18 nights). During this tour you will visit Corinth, Epidaurus, Nafplio, Mycenae, Argos, Sparta, Mystras, Monemvasia, Porto Kagio, Kalamata, Messene, Koroni, Methoni, Pylos, Palace of Nestor, Olympia, Patras, Antirrio, Nafpaktos, Mesolongi, Arta, Dodoni, Ioannina, Metsovo, Meteora, Trikala, Larissa, Lamia, Delphi, Hosios Loukas, Livadeia, Chalkida located in Greece.





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Last updated on: 19 January 2020

Tour itinerary

Tour start in: Athens, Greece

day 1: travel to Corinth, visit Corinth archaeological site, travel to Epidaurus to see Epidaurus archaeological site (UNESCO), travel to Nafplio to see Nafplio castle, accommodation in Nafplio
day 2: travel to Mycenae, visit Mycenae archaeological site (UNESCO), travel to Argos to see Argos archaeological site, travel to Tiryns to see Tiryns archaeological site, travel to Nafplio for accommodation
day 3: visit Nafplio castle, travel to Tripoli to see Tripoli cathedral, travel to Sparta to see Sparta archaeological site, accommodation in Sparta
day 4: travel to Mystras, visit Mystras ancient settlement (UNESCO), travel to Monemvasia and for the rest of the day enjoy free time in Monemvasia, accommodation in Monemvasia
day 5: visit Monemvasia fortress, travel to Porto Kagio to see Porto Kagio coastal town, travel to Mani to see Mani architecture, accommodation in Mani
day 6: travel to Stoupa, visit Stoupa beach, travel to Kalamata to see Kalamata fortress, visit Kalamata cathedral, accommodation in Kalamata
day 7: travel to Messene, visit Messene archaeological site, travel to Koroni to see Koroni fortress, for the rest of the day enjoy free time in Koroni, accommodation in Koroni
day 8: travel to Methoni, visit Methoni fortress, for the rest of the day enjoy free time in Methoni, accommodation in Methoni
day 9: travel to Pylos, visit Pylos fortress, travel to Palace of Nestor to see Palace of Nestor archaeological site, travel to Agriturismo Magna Grecia to see Agriturismo Magna Grecia ethno, travel to Olympia for accommodation
day 10: visit Olympia archaeological site (UNESCO), travel to Patras to see Patras cathedral, for the rest of the day enjoy free time in Patras, accommodation in Patras
day 11: visit Patras fortress, travel to Antirrio to see Antirrio fortress, travel to Nafpaktos and for the rest of the day enjoy free time in Nafpaktos, accommodation in Nafpaktos
day 12: visit Nafpaktos fortress, travel to Makyneia to see Makyneia archaeological site, travel to Mesolongi to see Mesolongi landmark, travel to Arta for accommodation
day 13: visit Arta fortress, travel to Dodoni to see Dodoni archaeological site, travel to Ioannina and for the rest of the day enjoy free time in Ioannina, accommodation in Ioannina
day 14: visit Ioannina fortress, for the rest of the day enjoy free time in Ioannina, travel to Metsovo and for the rest of the day enjoy free time in Metsovo, accommodation in Metsovo
day 15: travel to Meteora, visit Meteora monastery, travel to Trikala and for the rest of the day enjoy free time in Trikala, accommodation in Trikala
day 16: visit Trikala castle, travel to Larissa to see Larissa archaeological site, travel to Lamia and for the rest of the day enjoy free time in Lamia, accommodation in Lamia
day 17: travel to Thermopylae, visit Thermopylae monument, travel to Delphi to see Delphi archaeological site (UNESCO), travel to Hosios Loukas to see Hosios Loukas monastery (UNESCO), travel to Livadeia for accommodation
day 18: visit Livadeia medieval old town, travel to Chalkida to see Chalkida castle, accommodation in Chalkida
day 19: travel to Athens zoo, visit Athens zoo free time, return to Athens

Tour finish in: Athens, Greece

Planned distance of this tour: 1874 km.


If you like this private tour and itinerary but you would like to change something, please do not hesitate to contact us and mention the ID number of this tour: #167. We do not charge for development a custom car tour itinerary, it will cost you nothing. We will be glad to discuss with you the details of your future trip and plan it following your ideas and wishes.

Places on the route

Corinth, Greece

Known for archaeological site, beach, fortress, landmark, viewpoint

The Corinth currently mean few important places. Before all, it is two cities, Corinth (as modern city) and Ancient Corinth, brothers, one with shops and long sandy beach, and other, smaller, with ancient ruins. Exist also so called Acrocorinth, the acropolis of Ancient Corinth, which is a monolithic rock overseeing the ancient city of Corinth. Currently, Acrocorinth is one of the most important medieval fortress sites of Greece. And last, exist the Corinth Canal that connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. It cuts through the narrow Isthmus of Corinth and separates the Peloponnese from the Greek mainland, arguably making the peninsula an island.



Epidaurus, Greece

Known for archaeological site, UNESCO

Epidaurus was a small town (polis) in ancient Greece, on the Argolid Peninsula at the Saronic Gulf. Two modern towns bear the name Epidavros: Palaia Epidavros and Nea Epidavros. Since 2010 they belong to the new municipality of Epidaurus, part of the regional unit of Argolis.



Nafplio, Greece

Known for archaeological site, beach, castle, fortress, marina, viewpoint

Nafplio is a seaport town in the Peloponnese that has expanded up the hillsides near the north end of the Argolic Gulf. To the Nafplio belong 2 castles and his center is old fortified town.



Mycenae, Greece

Known for archaeological site, UNESCO, viewpoint

Mycenae is an archaeological site near Mykines in Argolis, north-eastern Peloponnese, Greece. It is located about 120 kilometers south-west of Athens and is UNESCO World Heritage Site.



Argos, Greece

Known for ancient settlement, archaeological site, castle, landmark

According to mythology, it is considered the most ancient city of the world. Built at the center of the fertile Argolic plain, along with Thebes, it was the most powerful city of Ancient Greece. Argos, one of the beauties of the famous Peloponnese, is an enchanting destination just a stone’s throw from Athens. The surrounding area has plenty of other sights as well.



Sparta, Greece

Known for ancient settlement, archaeological site

As the great rival of Athens in ancient Greece, Sparta prided itself on the iron-hearted warrior culture that remained the backbone of their civilization. Ancient Sparta was mostly a military city-state. The Spartans believed that their purpose was to become strong soldiers and protect their homeland even with their lives. A Spartan should be strong in body, healthy in mind and brave in character.



Mystras, Greece

Known for archaeological site, fortress, UNESCO, viewpoint, orthodox monastery

Mystras or Mistras is a fortified town and a former municipality in Laconia, Peloponnese, Greece. Mystras is situated on the slopes of Taygetos Mountain, near Sparta. Mystras served as the capital of the Byzantine Despotate of the Morea in the 14th and 15th centuries, experiencing a period of prosperity and cultural flowering. Mystras is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.



Monemvasia, Greece

Known for beach, fortress, island, medieval old town, viewpoint

Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. The town is located on a small island off the east coast of the Peloponnese. The island is linked to the mainland by a short causeway 200m in length. Its area consists mostly of a large plateau some 100 meters above sea level, up to 300 m wide and 1 km long, the site of a powerful medieval fortress. The town walls and many Byzantine churches remain from the medieval period.



Porto Kagio, Greece

Known for beach

Porto Kagio is a a peaceful seaside village on the eastern side of the Mani Peninsula.



Kalamata, Greece

Known for beach, castle

Kalamata is the second most populous city of the Peloponnese peninsula (southern Greece) and the largest city of the homonymous administrative region. Kalamata is renowned as the land of the Kalamatianos dance and Kalamata olives.



Messene, Greece

Known for archaeological site, landmark

The vast Archaeological Site of Ancient Messene, relatively new, has been largely excavated and restored to the point that is one of most impressive sites in Greece. Highlights are the theater, the stadium, the gymnasium architectural complex and the Hellenistic sanctuary of Asclepius among others.



Koroni, Greece

Known for beach, castle

The picturesque and colorful seaside town of Koroni, founded in ancient times and with insular atmosphere, is located on a hill below a Venetian castle that reaches to the edge of the gulf.



Methoni, Greece

Known for beach, castle, viewpoint

This lovely coastal town is a real gem not only because its ancient history and fine golden sandy beaches but also because it houses an impressive medieval castle.



Pylos, Greece

Known for archaeological site, architecture, beach, castle, fortress, lake, landmark, nature, venetian empire, wildlife

Pylos, a picture-perfect town, welcomes you with famous beaches, historic castles, Mycenaean palaces, important wetland and more! All packaged in an ideal holiday destination.



Palace of Nestor, Greece

Known for archaeological site, architecture, landmark

The Palace of Nestor, the famous king of Pylos, is one of the most well-preserved Mycenean structures still visible today. Located just 14 km from Pylos, the palace was built by King Nestor, son of Neleus, and features in both the Iliad and the Odyssey.



Olympia, Greece

Known for archaeological site, landmark, museum, UNESCO

Olympia is a small town on the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece, famous for the nearby archaeological site of the same name, which was a major Panhellenic religious sanctuary of ancient Greece, where the ancient Olympic Games were held. Olympia is an UNESCO World Heritage Site.



Patras, Greece

Known for castle, seaport, viewpoint, orthodox cathedral

Patras is Greece's third-largest city and the regional capital of Western Greece, in the northern Peloponnese, 215 km west of Athens. The city is built at the foothills of Mount Panachaikon, overlooking the Gulf of Patras. The core settlement has a history spanning for four millenniums; in the Roman period it had become a cosmopolitan center of the eastern Mediterranean whilst, according to the Christian tradition, it was also the place where Saint Andrew was crucified. Patras and its region is home to various Ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantine Monuments, including the Roman Odeon, the Fortress of Rio and the Fortress of Patras.



Antirrio, Greece

Known for castle, fortress, seaport, viewpoint

The home of а well kept medieval seafront fortress and close to the ancient cities, Makyneia and Molykreas.



Nafpaktos, Greece

Known for beach, castle, marina

Nafpaktos, also known as Lepanto during part of its history, is one of Greece's most beautiful beach towns, located on a bay on the north coast of the Gulf of Corinth. Nafpaktos will seduce you with its traditional character and peaceful atmosphere.



Mesolongi (Messolonghi), Greece

Known for beach, lake, landmark, wildlife

The Messolonghi Lagoons complex, classified as a national park, is not only one the most important wetlands in the Mediterranean, protected by the Ramsar Convention and included in the Natura 2000 network, but also one of the richest natural fish production centers of the country which is formed between the deltas of the Acheloos and Evinos rivers. The site is important for breeding, staging and wintering waterbirds and exhibits a considerable degree of endemism in plant and fish species. Wintering birds include the globally threatened Pelecanus crispus. Messolonghi Lagoon is a favourite birding destination all year round.



Arta, Greece

Known for ancient settlement, archaeological site, castle

The home of a medieval stone bridge over the Arachthos River and a well-preserved 13th-century Byzantine castle.



Dodoni, Greece

Known for ancient settlement, archaeological site

Dodoni, located in a narrow valley at the foot of Mount Tomaros in Epirus, is an ancient city that travelers should visit. It is home to the oldest and most prominent oracle in the country.



Ioannina, Greece

Known for ancient settlement, castle, fortress, lake, park, venetian empire, orthodox monastery

The charming Ioannina, the capital and largest city of the Epirus region, with a picturesque historic center, a castle built in 528 AD that is the oldest Byzantine fortress in the country, among other landmarks worth discovering, is a great year-round destination. Undoubtedly one of the most atmospheric cities in this corner of the country, Ioannina is set on the shore of Lake Pamvotida.



Metsovo, Greece

Known for architecture, nature

A mountain town, amphitheatrically built across the slope of the Pindus Mountain range, with a unique commercial history, Mestovo has year-round activities, enhanced by its specialty wines and cheeses. Metsovo has tons of authentic character; well known as a mountain escape by locals, it is a year-round destination that offers gorgeous surroundings, even more so in the winter, when majestic white snow blankets the village.



Meteora, Greece

Known for architecture, landmark, nature, UNESCO, orthodox monastery

The Meteora is a rock formation in central Greece hosting one of the largest and most precipitously built complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries, second in importance only to Mount Athos. Meteora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List.



Trikala, Greece

Known for castle, park

Trikala is a city with a rich history and a gateway into the mountainous region of northwestern Greece.



Larissa, Greece

Known for archaeological site, architecture, medieval old town, nature

Larissa, surrounded by lush valleys and some of the most imposing mountains in Greece, is in close proximity of many interesting destinations in the region (Mount Olympus, Mount Kissavos, Meteora, Lake Plastira, Pilio, among others) suitable for daily trips.



Lamia, Greece

Known for castle

Lamia, a vibrant and lively city all year-round. The city is famous for its castle located on a rocky hill that offers great views and its local cuisine, among other things. Lamia is also the gateway to Iti National Park.



Delphi, Greece

Known for archaeological site, UNESCO

Delphi is famous as the ancient sanctuary that grew rich as the seat of Pythia, the oracle who was consulted about important decisions throughout the ancient classical world. Moreover, the Greeks considered Delphi as center of the world, as represented by the stone monument known as the Omphalos of Delphi. Delphi occupies an impressive site on the south-western slope of Mount Parnassus, overlooking the coastal plain to the south and the valley of Phocis. It is now an extensive archaeological site with a small modern town of the same name nearby. It is recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in having had a phenomenal influence in the ancient world, as evidenced by the rich monuments built there by most of the important ancient Greek city-states, demonstrating their fundamental Hellenic unity.



Hosios Loukas, Greece

Known for UNESCO, orthodox monastery

Hosios Loukas is a historic walled monastery situated near the town of Distomo in Greece. It is one of the most important monuments of Middle Byzantine architecture and art, and has been listed on UNESCO's World Heritage Sites.



Livadeia, Greece

Known for castle, waterfall

An ancient mountainous town, mentioned by Homer, that participated in the War of Troy and home of the famed Oracle of Trofonios Zeus, close to UNESCO's World Heritage Sites and a lot more. Delightful location, regardless the time of the year.



Chalkida, Greece

Known for architecture, beach, castle, fortress, island, landmark, marina, medieval old town, viewpoint

Chalkida, particularly famous for the tidal phenomenon, is not only the main gate to the island of Euboea but also its administrative and commercial centre. Since it is just 80 km away from Athens is a popular destination for short get away from the busy movement and activity of the capital city.



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Tour map

Tour start in: Athens, Greece

Tour map

day 1: Corinth archaeological site, Epidaurus archaeological site, Nafplio castle; accommodation in Nafplio
day 2: Mycenae archaeological site, Argos archaeological site, Tiryns archaeological site; accommodation in Nafplio
day 3: Nafplio castle, Tripoli cathedral, Sparta archaeological site; accommodation in Sparta
day 4: Mystras ancient settlement, Monemvasia free time; accommodation in Monemvasia
day 5: Monemvasia fortress, Porto Kagio coastal town, Mani architecture; accommodation in Mani
day 6: Stoupa beach, Kalamata fortress, Kalamata cathedral; accommodation in Kalamata
day 7: Messene archaeological site, Koroni fortress, Koroni free time; accommodation in Koroni
day 8: Methoni fortress, Methoni free time; accommodation in Methoni
day 9: Pylos fortress, Palace of Nestor archaeological site, Agriturismo Magna Grecia ethno; accommodation in Olympia
day 10: Olympia archaeological site, Patras cathedral, Patras free time; accommodation in Patras
day 11: Patras fortress, Antirrio fortress, Nafpaktos free time; accommodation in Nafpaktos
day 12: Nafpaktos fortress, Makyneia archaeological site, Mesolongi landmark; accommodation in Arta
day 13: Arta fortress, Dodoni archaeological site, Ioannina free time; accommodation in Ioannina
day 14: Ioannina fortress, Ioannina free time, Metsovo free time; accommodation in Metsovo
day 15: Meteora monastery, Trikala free time; accommodation in Trikala
day 16: Trikala castle, Larissa archaeological site, Lamia free time; accommodation in Lamia
day 17: Thermopylae monument, Delphi archaeological site, Hosios Loukas monastery; accommodation in Livadeia
day 18: Livadeia medieval old town, Chalkida castle; accommodation in Chalkida
day 19: Athens zoo free time; return to Athens

Tour finish in: Athens, Greece

Planned distance of this tour: 1874 km.

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1

€ 4,059

€ 5,149

2

€ 3,298

€ 3,990

3

€ 3,169

€ 3,834

4

€ 3,045

€ 3,684

5

€ 2,926

€ 3,540

The max amount of people in this tour: 5

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Towns and places on the route

Antirrio, Greece

Argos, Greece

Arta, Greece

Chalkida, Greece

Corinth, Greece

Delphi, Greece

Dodoni, Greece

Epidaurus, Greece

Hosios Loukas, Greece

Ioannina, Greece

Kalamata, Greece

Koroni, Greece

Lamia, Greece

Larissa, Greece

Livadeia, Greece

Mesolongi, Greece

Messene, Greece

Meteora, Greece

Methoni, Greece

Metsovo, Greece

Monemvasia, Greece

Mycenae, Greece

Mystras, Greece

Nafpaktos, Greece

Nafplio, Greece

Olympia, Greece

Palace of Nestor, Greece

Patras, Greece

Porto Kagio, Greece

Pylos, Greece

Sparta, Greece

Trikala, Greece





What tour include

• transport with driver

• transport in van with air conditioner

• tour director all time with you

• transportation for your group only, no foreigners

• accommodation in *** hotels or pensions

• accommodation in double rooms

• accommodation with breakfast only

• english spoken driver and tour director





What tour not include

• lunch and dinner

• accommodation in single rooms

• hotel tourist tax

• professional tour guide

• entry fees and tickets

• flights tickets

• travel insurance

• country visas






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