19 days in West Greece Itinerary

19 days in West Greece Itinerary

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19 days in West Greece Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+3
Fly + subway + foot + bus:  29​h
1
Olympia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Kalavrita
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Patras
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kalogria
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Inhabited since prehistoric times, Olympia remains best known as the site of the original Olympic Games, held there for the first time in 776 BCE.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Olympia: Monastery of Kremasti (in Pyrgos) and Katakolo (Greek Art Gallery, Museum of Ancient Greek Musical Instruments, & more). And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles, do a tasting at Olympia Land Winery, explore and take pictures at Klio's Honey Farm, and examine the collection at Archimedes Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Olympia trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Olympia is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in April, Olympia is slightly colder at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kalavrita.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Katakolo, Pyrgos
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Klio's Honey Farm ©
Klio's Honey Farm
Archaeological Museum of Olympia ©
Archaeological Museum of Olympia

4
nights
Kalavrita

Kalavrita ©
Kalavryta is a town and a municipality in the mountainous east-central part of the regional unit of Achaea, Greece. Get out of town with these interesting Kalavrita side-trips: Lepida Waterfalls (in Akrata), Egira (Theme Park Sinevro Area Synest & Archaio Theatro Aegiras Ahaias) and Lake Tsivlou (in Tsivlos). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Municipal Museum of the Holocaust of Kalavryta, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes of 1821, make a trip to Makellaria Monastery, and explore the fascinating underground world of Spileo Limnon.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kalavrita online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Olympia to Kalavrita takes 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Olympia in April since evenings lows in Kalavrita dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Patras.

Things to do in Kalavrita

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Egira, Lepida Waterfalls, Kastria Cave of the Lakes, Lake Tsivlou
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Gorge of Vouraikos ©
Gorge of Vouraikos
Mega Spilaio Monastery ©
Mega Spilaio Monastery
Agia Lavra Monastery ©
Agia Lavra Monastery

4
nights
Patras

Patras ©
Patras is Greece's third-largest city and the regional capital of Western Greece, in the northern Peloponnese, 215km west of Athens. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Patras: Mesolongion (The Garden of Heroes & Spiti Palama - Trikoupi) and Naupactus (The Statue of Cervantes, Nafpaktos Old Port, & more). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Andreas Church, look for gifts at Samovar Handmade Cosmetics, explore the different monuments and memorials at Patras Mycenaean Park -Voundeni, and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Patras.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Patras trip site .

Traveling by car from Kalavrita to Patras takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Kalavrita in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Patras, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Kalogria.

Things to do in Patras

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums

Side Trips

Naupactus, Mesolongion, Rio Castle, Rio-Antirrio Bridge (Charilaos Trikoupis), Azur Beach Bar
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The Venetian Castle of Nafpaktos ©
The Venetian Castle of Nafpaktos
Archaeological Museum of Patras ©
Archaeological Museum of Patras

5
nights
Kalogria

Kalogria ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Kastro Chlemoutsi (in Kastro), Port of Killini (in Kyllini) and Chlemoutsi (in Katakolo). Spend the 24th (Wed) exploring nature at National Park of Kotychi and Strofylia Wetlands.

Make your Kalogria itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Patras to Kalogria in an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Kalogria can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kalogria

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Chlemoutsi, Archaeological Museum of Ancient Elis, Ancient City of Iniades, Pezedromos - Podilatodromos Megologiou, Port of Killini
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Viotopos Dasous Strofilias ©
Viotopos Dasous Strofilias
Chlemoutsi ©
Chlemoutsi
Kastro Chlemoutsi ©
Kastro Chlemoutsi

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