Athens Castle on a hill. The sea in the background and other part of land behind it.

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Highlights of
Peloponnese and Lefkada

accessible multiday program from Athens

After the introduction to Athens highlights escape to the Peloponnese. Here Myth meets history. Monuments from every period of the eventful history, great archeological sites; Corinthos, ancient Olympia, Epidaurus, Nafplio and Nemea, Byzantine churches and Monasteries and much more.

And now get ready for one of the most breathtaking Greek islands - Lefkada. It is a magical place. White and blue, land and sea. Exotic beaches, beautiful villages. The island is located in the heart of the Ionian sea, connected with the mainland by a small bridge. The stay on the island completes perfectly the touring around Peloponnese. 

Services included
  • 6 night stay in min. 4 Star hotels

  • 6 x Breakfast

  • Transfer from Airport to Hotel in Athens

  • Official licensed guides during the visits of archeological sites

  • Driver and assistance 

  • Road tolls

Services not included
  • Personal spending money

  • Food and drinks

  • Entrance fee

  • Tips

Additional bookable services
  • Personal assistance

  • Aid equipment

Highlights
  • Stay in Glyfada and have a "welcome-swim" at the beach with SEATRAC  

  • Explore Athens monuments 

  • Stop at the Olympic Stadium and Syntagma Square with the Parliament

  • Drive to Corinthos on the impressive Olimpia Odos  

  • See Corinthos Chanel and the Archaeological site 

  • Visit Napflio, Epidaurus and ancient Olympia site

  • Taste the wines of Nemea

  • Cross the impressive Rio–Antirrio Bridge

  • Finally relax at the breathtaking Lefkada Island 

  • Enjoy!

Accessibility GUARANTEE
  • Transportation with ramps (manual or hydraulic)

  • Accessible Hotels

  • Accessible Rooms

  • Well train staff to assist you during the days 

  • Carefully chosen stops, easy access guarantee and accessible transfer with ramp

Suitability
  • Wheelchair User (foldable)

  • Rollator User

  • Mobility Scooter User

  • User of Electric wheelchair

Day 1

WELCOME TO ATHENS

 

Upon arrival to the airport, you will be greeted by a CareUnderSun staff member. Afterwards enjoy the exciting scenery of Athen's streets during the 30min drive to your hotel.

 

Overflowing with history and mythology, Athens is a vibrant city, enlivened by bustling outdoor cafes, pedestrian friendly streets that wind through the city's ancient sites. Athens is a city full of urban eccentrics, diversity, and contrasts. In the afternoon, close to the hotels you can enjoy the accessible beach with Seatrac. An additional option depending on the time of arrival is booking a half day excursion to experience the highlights of Athens.

Overnight in Athens

Pool view from a window. Around a garden facility.jpg

Day 2

ATHENS

Take half the day discovering the diverse city of Athens, which is famous for its historical monuments. Visit the Acropolis, an ancient citadel located on a rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historical significance. It is enthroned over the city as a reminder of the beauty and glory of ancient Athens. Drive to Olympion, where you will discover the Temple of Olympian Zeus, also known as the Olympieion or Columns of the Olympian Zeus. This monument is a former colossal temple at the center of the Greek capital Athens. You will also visit the birthplace of the Olympic games, Panathinaiko Stadium. The only stadium in the world built entirely from marble. Witness the changing of the guards at the tomb of the unknown soldier, a war memorial located in Syntagma Square in Athens in front of the parliament building. Finally, we will take a scenic drive along Panepistimiou Boulevard where you will see the Catholic Cathedral, the Academy of Athens, the University, and the National Library.

Overnight in Athens

View at the hill of Acropolis with diffrent monuments around and the settelment around the

Day 3

ATHENS to CORINTHOS

 

Today we depart from Athens heading west taking the picturesque route of Olimpia Odos. Corinth is approximately 120 km from Athens. We will explore important ancient sites such as Corinth Canal, and the Port of Cehrees. Discover the ruins of classical Corinth, including the Temple of Apollo and stand where St. Paul preached.

 

Take a tour of the Museum and witness some of the artifacts that were found at the site. Admire the 19th-century, steep-sided Corinth Canal which was built in 1893. This canal connects the Gulf of Corinth in the Ionian Sea with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. Enjoy all these highlights at your own pace and arrive to the hotel in Corinthos for a relaxing afternoon.

Overnight in Corinthos

Columns at the archeological site of Korinthos. In front is a bush.

Day 4

CORINTHOS EPIDAURUS NAFPLIO NEMEA 

 

After departing from Corinthos we will drive south on the peninsula of Peloponnese and travel back into history by visiting the ancient theater of Epidaurus. In the past Epidaurus was a sanatorium connected intensively with the Asclepion healing temples. Asclepion was the 5 star hotel of the ancient times and is considered as the origin of the medical science. At present, Epidaurus is most known as the theater with the greatest acoustic sound of all times and still hosts the Festival of Epidaurus every summer. Our next stop will be the beautiful village Nafplio. Admire the endless breathtaking view of the Argolic Gulf from the Castle of Palamidi which sits on top of a hill. Before Athens, Nafplio was the capital of Greece and its architecture has venetian, byzantine, ottoman, and modern greek influences. Admire the main attractions like Bourtzi Castle and Acronafplia as well as the various picturesque squares in the city center. Observe the colorful venetian houses that attract your eyes with the brightly colored bougainvilleas hanging from the balconies. Enjoy a traditional greek lunch and dine with the locals in a cozy tavern. In the afternoon, on our way back to Corinthos we will make a stop to one of the most known wine regions of Greece. We will be able to visit their cellars and learn about the production and different varieties of wine they offer. You will also be given the opportunity to taste some of the wine they produce.

Overnight in Corinthos

The archeological site of the theater of Epidurals. Embedded in green nature is the theate

Day 5

OLYMPIA LEFKADA

Our journey continues today towards the ancient site of Olympia, the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games. There you can visit the archaeological site and Museum of Olympia, which houses a large amount of artifacts and statues. You can also visit the Museum of the Olympic Games. Feel the energy of the Olympic Games as you explore the Temple of Zeus, Pelopion, the Temple of Hera, the Philippeion, the Phidias Workshop and many other historical sites or simply walk around the stadium. It is fascinating to see where the fire is ignited for the occasion of the Olympic Games and then carried around the world. After lunch we drive north passing the city of Patras and crossing the Rio–Antirrio Bridge, one of the world's longest multi-span cable-stayed bridges and longest of the fully suspended type. It crosses the Gulf of Corinth near Patras, linking the town of Rio on the Peloponnese peninsula to Antirrio on mainland Greece by road. In the afternoon we will arrive to Lefkada, a Greek island in the Ionian Sea connected to the mainland by a causeway.

Overnight in Lefkada

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Day 6

LEFKADA

 

Our well planned and balanced itinerary has given us the opportunity to spend the next two days enjoying the island feel. West coast beaches like Porto Katsiki and Egremni feature sheer cliffs and endless turquoise waters.

The East Coast is known for its traditional villages, including the seaside resort of Nydri. In the north Lefkada town is the island's gateway and capital. Vassiliki, in the south, attracts windsurfers. Enjoy the picturesque drive around the island, lunch in a typical tavern, and take the best inspirational photos during our stops.

Overnight in Lefkada

The sand beach of Lefkada with blue waters and the cliffs around.

Day 7

LEFKADA - ATHENS

 

Today we return to Athens taking the highway that offers us great views on the Saronic Golf and beautiful landscape.

We transfer you to your booked hotel in Athens if you wish to prolong your stay or directly to the airport.

Sunset over Lefkada