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Itinerary help

London, Canada
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Itinerary help

Hi everyone,

Considering taking my first trip to Greece in mid-March. I have a minor in classical studies and have been dying to see Greece for at least a decade now.

I'd really appreciate any thoughts on my preliminary plan. My intention is to rent a car, although the idea of driving rather than staring at the scenery doesn't thrill me...

I've also set out what I THINK the driving times are. I haven't found a really great resource to help me with those yet, though, so if anyone thinks I'm way off please let me know.

Here it is:

Day 1

Arrive in Athens at 9:15am

Full day in Athens

Sleep in Athens

Day 2

Full day in Athens

Sleep in Athens

Day 3

Travel to and explore Corinth (1 hour from Athens)

Travel to and explore Mycenae (1 hour from Corinth)

Travel to and sleep in Nafplion (less than 1 hour from Mycenae)

Day 4

Explore and sleep in Nafplion

Day 5

Travel to and explore Epidaurus (1 hour from Nafplion)

Travel to and explore Olympia (4 hours from Epidaurus)

Sleep in Olympia

Day 6

Travel to and explore Delphi (5 hours from Olympia)

Sleep in Delphi

Day 7

Finish exploring Delphi

Travel back to Athens (3 hours from Delphi)

Sleep in Athens

Day 8

Day trip to nearby island - perhaps Aegina???

Evening in Athens

Sleep in Athens

Day 9 - Fly out of Athens

Bournemouth, United...
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1. Re: Itinerary help

sounds good

your times are on the conservative side

you may find it easier to return to the airport to take a rented car and drive on the motorway rather than drive through athens

London, Canada
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2. Re: Itinerary help

Thanks buhalid. Do you think either of the longer drive times are particularly conservative? It may cause problems if a drive that I thought would be 5 hours ended up being 8.

3. Re: Itinerary help

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