35 days in West Greece Itinerary

35 days in West Greece Itinerary

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35 days in West Greece Itinerary

Start: Athens
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Kalavrita
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Patras
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Agrinio
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Kalogria
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Olympia
— 6 nights
End: Athens

7
nights
Kalavrita

Kalavrita ©
Kalavryta is a town and a municipality in the mountainous east-central part of the regional unit of Achaea, Greece. Step out of the city life by going to Kastria Cave of the Lakes and Lake Tsivlou. Popular historic sites such as Mega Spilaio Monastery and Topos Thysias are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kalavrita: Archaeological Museum of Aigion (in Aigio), Egira (Theme Park Sinevro Area Synest & Archaio Theatro Aegiras Ahaias) and Lepida Waterfalls (in Akrata). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Municipal Museum of the Holocaust of Kalavryta, steep yourself in history at Agia Lavra Monastery, hit the slopes at Ski Center Helmos, and take in the dramatic natural features at Gorge of Vouraikos.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kalavrita trip itinerary planning app .

Athens to Kalavrita is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Athens in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Kalavrita, with lows around 9°C. You'll set off for Patras on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Kalavrita

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Egira, Kastria Cave of the Lakes, Lepida Waterfalls, Archaeological Museum of Aigion, Lake Tsivlou
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Mega Spilaio Monastery ©
Mega Spilaio Monastery
Agia Lavra Monastery ©
Agia Lavra Monastery
Lepida Waterfalls ©
Lepida Waterfalls

7
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. Get in touch with nature at Akoli Beach and Beach Bar Azur. Popular historic sites such as Agios Andreas Church and Castle of Patras are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Naupactus (Nafpaktos Old Port, Botsaris Tower, & more) and Mesolongion (The Garden of Heroes & Spiti Palama - Trikoupi). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Achaia Clauss Winery, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Patras, explore the historical opulence of Rio Castle, and look for gifts at Samovar Handmade Cosmetics.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Patras online route builder .

Getting from Kalavrita to Patras by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Kalavrita in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in Patras. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Agrinio.

Things to do in Patras

Historic Sites Outdoors Nightlife

Side Trips

Naupactus, Mesolongion, Aegean Coast, Rio Castle, Akoli Beach
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Castle of Patras ©
Castle of Patras
The Venetian Castle of Nafpaktos ©
The Venetian Castle of Nafpaktos
The Garden of Heroes ©
The Garden of Heroes

7
nights
Agrinio

Agrinio ©
Visit Ancient City of Iniades and Temple of Zeus in Stratos for their historical value. Get outdoors at Lake Trichonida and Vathiavali Beach. Explore Agrinio's surroundings by going to Amfilochia Port (in Amfilochia), Vasso Katraki Museum (in Aitoliko) and Archaeological Museum of Thermon (in Thermos).

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Agrinio attractions planning tool .

Traveling by car from Patras to Agrinio takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 26th (Sun), you're off toKalogria.

Things to do in Agrinio

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Palairos, Vasso Katraki Museum, Ancient City of Iniades, Archaeological Museum of Thermon, Amfilochia Port
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Lake Trichonida ©
Lake Trichonida
Archaeological Museum of Thermon ©
Archaeological Museum of Thermon

7
nights
Kalogria

Kalogria ©
Visit Kastro Chlemoutsi and Dymaean Wall for their historical value. Get outdoors at National Park of Kotychi and Strofylia Wetlands and Viotopos Dasous Strofilias. Get out of town with these interesting Kalogria side-trips: Pezedromos - Podilatodromos Megologiou (in Mesolongion), Port of Killini (in Kyllini) and Chlemoutsi (in Katakolo).

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kalogria online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Agrinio to Kalogria takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 2nd (Sun), you're off toOlympia.

Things to do in Kalogria

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Chlemoutsi, Ippokamilos, Pezedromos - Podilatodromos Megologiou, Kastro Chlemoutsi, Archaeological Museum of Ancient Elis
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Viotopos Dasous Strofilias ©
Viotopos Dasous Strofilias
Kastro Chlemoutsi ©
Kastro Chlemoutsi
Chlemoutsi ©
Chlemoutsi

6
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.
Get some historical perspective at Ancient Olympia and Monastery of Kremasti. Step out of the city life by going to Kourouta Beach and Nemouta Waterfalls. Venture out of the city with trips to Vlychada Cave (in Pyrgos), Glyfa Beach (in Glyfa) and Skafidia (Monastery of Skafidia & Skafidia Beach). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Hermes by Praxiteles, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity, enjoy the sand and surf at Kakovatos Beach, and explore and take pictures at Klio's Honey Farm.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Olympia attractions app .

You can drive from Kalogria to Olympia in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Olympia can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pyrgos, Amaliada, Kakovatos Beach, Glyfa Beach, Kaiafas Lake
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Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia
Paralia Agia Marina ©
Paralia Agia Marina
Kaiafas Lake ©
Kaiafas Lake