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Peloponnese Road Trip

Athens - Ancient Corinth - Tripoli - Olympia - Pilos - Koroni - Mystras - Porto Kagio - Pounta - Monemvasia - Nafplio

Expect on your Peloponnese Road Trip Itinerary

Culture Culture
Historical sites Historical sites
Landscape Landscape
Security Security
Benefit-stress ratio Benefit-stress ratio
Beach Beach
Comfort Comfort
Road conditions Road conditions
ACTIVATE MAP Stages11 km1,271 h/stage2.5

Best months to drive Peloponnese Road Trip

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VII VIII IX X XI XII

Road Trip Costs

How much does it cost to go on a Peloponnese Road Trip in Greece?

Economy
Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 225EUR drive & more 138EUR sleep & more 330EUR eat & more 360EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 828EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 1,053EUR
Standard
Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 375EUR drive & more 188EUR sleep & more 550EUR eat & more 480EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 1,218EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 1,593EUR
Premium
High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 1,125EUR drive & more 238EUR sleep & more 1,100EUR eat & more 720EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 2,058EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 3,183EUR
Camper
On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self-catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 2,250EUR drive & more 288EUR sleep & more 275EUR eat & more 360EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 923EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 3,173EUR
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Peloponnese Road Trip Itinerary

Peloponnese Road Trip encompasses a thrilling journey around natural wonders, urban jewels, and fascinating history. Ancient archaeological sites, golden strands, and beautiful countryside against the backdrop of Mediterranean climate are a quintessence of exciting holiday trip. This tour will become even more comfortable and convenient owing to the top-notch state of Greek roads and highways.

number of days 10 number of days
route length 1,271 km route length
budget moderate budget
good for family good for
traffic direction on the right traffic direction
accident level moderate accident level

The tour starts at the Athens Airport and takes you on a stunning adventure around such Greek gems as Corinth, Olympia, Moni, and Nafplio. The tour covers both western and eastern part of Peloponnese, owing to which you’ll be provided with an excellent overview of the whole region.

START Athens

Distance 1,271 km Driving time 27.1 h Pace: modest Airports ATH
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Your journey starts at the Athens Airport. It is precisely the place where you can collect your rental vehicle.

1 Athens - Ancient Corinth

Distance 115 km Driving time 1.3 h Pace: fast View map Itinerary
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The journey starts at the Athens Airport, where travellers who would like to rent a car will have an opportunity to use the services of one of the numerous companies located in the area. Afterwards, you’ll depart to the second destination of this stage, namely Corinth.

2 Ancient Corinth - Mycenae - Tripoli

Distance 79 km Driving time 0.9 h Pace: fast View map Itinerary
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3 Tripoli - Dimitsana - Olympia

Distance 126 km Driving time 2.7 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
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4 Olympia - Pilos

Distance 105 km Driving time 1.8 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
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5 Pilos - Koroni

Distance 42 km Driving time 0.9 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
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6 Koroni - Mystras

Distance 110 km Driving time 3.9 h Pace: slow View map Itinerary
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7 Mystras - Vathia - Porto Kagio

Distance 109 km Driving time 2.2 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
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8 Porto Kagio - Pounta

Distance 154 km Driving time 5.1 h Pace: slow View map Itinerary
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9 Pounta - Monemvasia

Distance 37 km Driving time 1.1 h Pace: slow View map Itinerary
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10 Monemvasia - Nafplio

Distance 203 km Driving time 4.8 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
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11 Nafplio - Epidaurus - Athens

Distance 191 km Driving time 2.5 h Pace: fast View map Itinerary
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Peloponnese Road Trip Summary

We have no doubt that our trip will become a superb inspiration for your future holidays.
Our itinerary can be used as a base that can be recreated in its entirety or only partially and that can be enriched with original tourist attractions of your choice.
If car travel is a travel option you prefer, there are a number of essential traffic regulations to follow and a number of things to bear in mind to make your road trip smooth and safe. These tips will surely become useful for travellers who are considering vehicle hire or renting a camper.
It is essential to follow the local road regulations when on a road trip around Greece. Alcohol is best to be avoided at any cost if Greece is your holiday destination. Holidaymakers ought to remember that the permitted level of alcohol in blood is not that high and amounts to only 0.5‰. Exceeding the maximum allowed speed limit, which is 50km/h, when driving around the urban areas may lead to speeding offence. When travelling outside the cities, you should stick to the maximum speed of 90km/h. When travelling on motorways, you cannot drive faster than 130km/h. We recommend driving with your headlights on at daytime and equipping your car with a fire extinguisher and first aid kit to increase your safety.
The majority of drivers wonder about the costs of the whole tour. Of course, depending on the needs of the holidaymakers, the cost will vary. A wide range of budget configurations is showed below.
If you go for the cheapest option, you have to pay the maximum of 138 EUR for fuel to cover the planned 1,271km across Greece. Travel expenses connected with economy hotels will cost up to approximately 330 EUR. The travel expenses connected with food and restaurants within this option may cost up to around 360 EUR. Travellers will have to pay about 225 EUR if they go for the budget car hire option as well. Thus, you can expect the travel expenses to be around 828 EUR without vehicle hire and 1,053 EUR with car rental.
Holidaymakers who are interested in greater comfort and the standard option will pay more or less 188 EUR for the gasoline needed to cover the itinerary. Cost amounting to 550 EUR can be expected by all travellers who are considering standard overnight stays. Food and restaurants from the standard range will cost roughly 480 EUR. Travellers who want to cover the trip in a standard rental vehicle should expect a cost of about 375 EUR. Drivers who would like to rent a car will pay approximately 1,593 EUR for the whole tour, whereas those who are not interested in car rental will spend roughly 1,218 EUR.
The highest level of comfort of the premium option will come up to the expectations of the most demanding holidaymakers. When it comes to this offer, the estimated cost of the road trip will total approximately 3,183 EUR for drivers who are considering car rental and 1,218 EUR for those who do not need a rental car. Travellers who want to cover the tour in a premium rental vehicle can expect a cost of about 1,125 EUR. When it comes to the premium configuration of the adventure, you have to spend the maximum of 238 EUR on the gasoline needed to cover the tour. You should expect to pay roughly 720 EUR for restaurants and food and about 1,100 EUR for overnight stays if you are searching for the top standard of services during your adventure.
Our trip is also an excellent opportunity for all camper lovers. If you choose this travel option, the expenses may amount to approximately 2,250 EUR. Gasoline costs when travelling in a camper should amount to more or less 288 EUR. Holidayers who are considering camper hire should expect to pay more or less 275 EUR for accommodation and roughly 360 EUR for expenses connected with food.
The section Road Trip Costs shows all the mentioned expenses in detail.
The part of Greece showed in our adventure idea is great to be visited between April and October. If Peloponnese Road Trip has sparked your creativity, check out other picturesque adventures that are available on our website. Even the most demanding of tourists will surely be taken aback by the great diversity of road trips that we offer.

Facts for safer driving in Greece

drink drive limit drink drive limit 0.5
max speed urban max speed urban 50 km/h
max speed rural max speed rural 90 km/h
max speed highway max speed highway 130 km/h
headlights at daytime headlights at daytime off
fire extinguisher fire extinguisher yes
tolls tolls yes
seat belts seat belts yes

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