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Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Visit Greece mainland sites you must-see.

tour ID: #559


off-season only tour

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Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour. Visit Greece mainland sites you must-see.

Welcome to the Classic Greece 9 days tour from Athens. This off-season tour belong to our category of Classic Greece tours focusing on must-see Greece locations, mostly mainland UNESCO sites and historical places.

We suggest you to take this tour if you have limited time and want to know some of must-see Greece mainland attractions.

With this tour we will visit UNESCO World Heritage Mycenae and Tiryns archaeological sites, see coastal town Nafplio with hilly fortress (UNESCO Tentative List site), visit Argos archaeological site, walks Sparta and its archaeological site and well known olive oil museum, climbs Mistras UNESCO World Heritage archaeological site and monastery, walk streets of unique coastal town Monemvasia, see Messene (UNESCO Tentative List) archaeological site, admire Olympia archaeological site (UNESCO World Heritage site) and museums, walks Patras castle and archaeological museum, see Corinth archaeological site and hilly fortress, and admire famous Corinth canal.

The tour will start and finish in Athens (Greece) and will take 9 days (8 nights). During this tour you will visit Mycenae, Nafplio, Argos, Tiryns, Sparta, Mystras, Monemvasia, Messene, Olympia, Patras, Loutraki, Corinth canal, Acrocorinth, Ancient Corinth located in Greece.

We will pick you up at any hotel or place, in or around Athens. Drop off is the same as pick up, or upon request in another place.

Overall, with this tour you will visit 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites and 5 sites from the UNESCO Tentative List (sites that were submitted to the World Heritage Committee, and are awaiting to consider for nomination, and therefore suitable for inscription on the World Heritage List).

This page describes details of the multi-day small group car tour #559 offered by Monterrasol Travel. We, Monterrasol Travel, are an independent tour operator specialized in cultural and destination tourism. This sightseeing tour has been developed by Monterrasol Travel for small groups travelers based on our own experiences and belongs to the group of car tours with pre-designed itineraries. If you like this tour but you would like to change something, please do not hesitate to contact us and mention the ID number of this tour: #559. The custom itinerary will cost you nothing, it's free from our side.

We, at Monterrasol Travel, practice the Slow Tourism philosophy. That means that we work our tours at a pace that allows to our clients have a more authentic experience and a true exploring of each destination that features in our itineraries.

This small group tour is available for solo travelers as well. Please contact us for details.

We provide for this tour a special discount for pensioners (seniors citizens).



Mystras, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mystras, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mystras, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mystras, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Messene, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Messene, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mystras, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mystras, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Monemvasia, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Monemvasia, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Nafplio, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Nafplio, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Patras, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Patras, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Olympia, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Olympia, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mystras, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mystras, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Nafplio, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Nafplio, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mystras, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mystras, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Argos, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Argos, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Patras, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Patras, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Monemvasia, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Monemvasia, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Nafplio, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Nafplio, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Messene, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Messene, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Nafplio, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Nafplio, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Patras, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Patras, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mystras, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mystras, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Nafplio, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Nafplio, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mystras, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mystras, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Sparta, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Sparta, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Olympia, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Olympia, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mystras, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mystras, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Monemvasia, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Monemvasia, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Nafplio, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Nafplio, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Patras, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Patras, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mystras, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mystras, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Sparta, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Sparta, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Patras, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Patras, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Olympia, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Olympia, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Monemvasia, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Monemvasia, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Sparta, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Sparta, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mycenae, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mycenae, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Sparta, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Sparta, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Sparta, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Sparta, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Olympia, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Olympia, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Monemvasia, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Monemvasia, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Nafplio, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Nafplio, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Monemvasia, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Monemvasia, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Olympia, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Olympia, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mycenae, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mycenae, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Monemvasia, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Monemvasia, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Patras, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Patras, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Sparta, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Sparta, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Monemvasia, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Monemvasia, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Olympia, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Olympia, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Patras, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Patras, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Patras, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Patras, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Patras, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Patras, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mycenae, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Mycenae, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Monemvasia, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Monemvasia, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Monemvasia, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Monemvasia, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Patras, Greece - Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.
Patras, Greece
Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour.


Border crossing for this trip

This tour does not require border crossing.



Money and payments

In each country of your trip you can use main credit and debit cards. You can use ATM to withdrawal cash or pay at purchase point with card. More information on currencies, payments, and use cards you can read on this our page: On the trip: currencies, payments, card use.



Last reviewed: 11 December 2021

Tour itinerary

Tour starts in: Athens, Greece

day 1: travel to Mycenae, visit Mycenae archaeological site (UNESCO World Heritage Site), visit Mycenae museum, travel to Nafplio and for the rest of the day enjoy free time in Nafplio; accommodation in Nafplio
day 2: visit Nafplio fortified town (UNESCO Tentative List Site), visit Nafplio fortress (UNESCO Tentative List Site), travel to Argos to see Argos archaeological site (UNESCO Tentative List Site), travel to Tiryns to see Tiryns archaeological site (UNESCO World Heritage Site); travel to Nafplio for accommodation
day 3: travel to Sparta, visit Sparta archaeological site, visit Sparta monument, travel to Sparta olive oil to see Sparta olive oil museum; travel to Sparta for accommodation
day 4: travel to Mystras, visit Mystras archaeological site (UNESCO World Heritage Site), visit Mystras monastery; travel to Sparta for accommodation
day 5: travel to Monemvasia, visit Monemvasia medieval old town, visit Monemvasia church; travel to Sparta for accommodation
day 6: travel to Messene, visit Messene archaeological site (UNESCO Tentative List Site), visit Messene museum; travel to Olympia for accommodation
day 7: visit Olympia archaeological site (UNESCO World Heritage Site), visit Olympia museum; travel to Patras for accommodation
day 8: visit Patras castle, visit Patras cathedral, visit Patras museum, travel to Loutraki to see Loutraki coastal town; accommodation in Loutraki
day 9: travel to Corinth canal, visit Corinth canal viewpoint, travel to Acrocorinth to see Acrocorinth fortress, travel to Ancient Corinth to see Ancient Corinth archaeological site, visit Ancient Corinth museum; return to Athens

Tour finishes in: Athens, Greece

Planned distance of this tour: 1039 km.


If you like this small group tour and itinerary but you would like to change something, please do not hesitate to contact us and mention the ID number of this tour: #559. We do not charge for development a custom car tour itinerary, it will cost you nothing. We will be glad to discuss with you the details of your future trip and plan it following your ideas and wishes.

Places on the route

Mycenae, Greece

Known for ancient settlement, archaeological site, viewpoint; archaeological site is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Mycenae is an archaeological site near Mykines in Argolis, north-eastern Peloponnese, Greece. It is located about 120 kilometers south-west of Athens and is UNESCO World Heritage Site.



Nafplio, Greece

Known for castle, coastal town, fortified town, fortress, historical center, marina, monument, museum, promenade, viewpoint; fortress is a UNESCO Tentative List Site; castle is a UNESCO Tentative List Site; fortified town is a UNESCO Tentative List Site

Nafplio is a seaport town in the Peloponnese that has expanded up the hillsides near the north end of the Argolic Gulf. To the Nafplio belong 2 castles and its center is old fortified town.



Argos, Greece

Known for ancient settlement, ancient theatre, archaeological site, castle, orthodox cathedral; archaeological site is a UNESCO Tentative List Site

According to mythology, it is considered the most ancient city of the world. Built at the center of the fertile Argolic plain, along with Thebes, it was the most powerful city of Ancient Greece. Argos, one of the beauties of the famous Peloponnese, is an enchanting destination just a stone’s throw from Athens. The surrounding area has plenty of other sights as well.



Tiryns, Greece

Known for ancient settlement, archaeological site, viewpoint; archaeological site is a UNESCO World Heritage Site



Sparta, Greece

Known for ancient settlement, archaeological site

As the great rival of Athens in ancient Greece, Sparta prided itself on the iron-hearted warrior culture that remained the backbone of their civilization. Ancient Sparta was mostly a military city-state. The Spartans believed that their purpose was to become strong soldiers and protect their homeland even with their lives. A Spartan should be strong in body, healthy in mind and brave in character.



Mystras, Greece

Known for ancient settlement, archaeological site, viewpoint, orthodox monastery; archaeological site is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Mystras is a fortified town and a former municipality in Laconia, Peloponnese, Greece. Mystras is situated on the slopes of Taygetos Mountain, near Sparta. Mystras served as the capital of the Byzantine Despotate of the Morea in the 14th and 15th centuries, experiencing a period of prosperity and cultural flowering. Mystras is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.



Monemvasia, Greece

Known for ancient settlement, beach, coastal town, island, medieval old town, viewpoint, orthodox church

Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. The town is located on a small island off the east coast of the Peloponnese. The island is linked to the mainland by a short causeway 200m in length. Its area consists mostly of a large plateau some 100 meters above sea level, up to 300 m wide and 1 km long, the site of a powerful medieval fortress. The town walls and many Byzantine churches remain from the medieval period.



Messene, Greece

Known for ancient settlement, ancient theatre, archaeological site, landmark, museum, viewpoint; archaeological site is a UNESCO Tentative List Site

The vast Archaeological Site of Ancient Messene, relatively new, has been largely excavated and restored to the point that is one of most impressive sites in Greece. Highlights are the theater, the stadium, the gymnasium architectural complex and the Hellenistic sanctuary of Asclepius among others.



Olympia, Greece

Known for archaeological site, museum; archaeological site is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Olympia is a small town on the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece, famous for the nearby archaeological site of the same name, which was a major Panhellenic religious sanctuary of ancient Greece, where the ancient Olympic Games were held. Olympia is an UNESCO World Heritage Site.



Patras, Greece

Known for archaeological site, castle, coastal town, museum, promenade, seaport, viewpoint, winery, orthodox cathedral

Patras is Greece's third-largest city and the regional capital of Western Greece, in the northern Peloponnese, 215 km west of Athens. The city is built at the foothills of Mount Panachaikon, overlooking the Gulf of Patras. The core settlement has a history spanning for four millenniums; in the Roman period it had become a cosmopolitan center of the eastern Mediterranean whilst, according to the Christian tradition, it was also the place where Saint Andrew was crucified. Patras and its region is home to various Ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantine Monuments, including the Roman Odeon, the Fortress of Rio and the Fortress of Patras.



Loutraki, Greece

Known for beach, coastal town, marina, promenade



Corinth canal, Greece

Known for landmark, viewpoint



Acrocorinth, Greece

Known for fortress, medieval old town, viewpoint



Ancient Corinth, Greece

Known for archaeological site, museum



#559 Tour map

Tour starts in: Athens, Greece

Tour map for #559 Classic Greece off-season: UNESCO sites 9 days tour from Athens. Monterrasol Travel minivan small group tour. Visit Greece mainland sites you must-see.

day 1: Mycenae archaeological site, Mycenae museum, Nafplio free time; accommodation in Nafplio
day 2: Nafplio fortified town, Nafplio fortress, Argos archaeological site, Tiryns archaeological site; accommodation in Nafplio
day 3: Sparta archaeological site, Sparta monument, Sparta olive oil museum; accommodation in Sparta
day 4: Mystras archaeological site, Mystras monastery; accommodation in Sparta
day 5: Monemvasia medieval old town, Monemvasia church; accommodation in Sparta
day 6: Messene archaeological site, Messene museum; accommodation in Olympia
day 7: Olympia archaeological site, Olympia museum; accommodation in Patras
day 8: Patras castle, Patras cathedral, Patras museum, Loutraki coastal town; accommodation in Loutraki
day 9: Corinth canal viewpoint, Acrocorinth fortress, Ancient Corinth archaeological site, Ancient Corinth museum; return to Athens

Tour finishes in: Athens, Greece

Planned distance of this tour: 1039 km.

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per person per season

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2

€ 1,756

€ 2,461

3

€ 1,686

€ 2,363

4

€ 1,619

€ 2,268

5

€ 1,554

€ 2,178

SRS

€ 176

€ 246

The min amount of people in this tour: 2
The max amount of people in this tour: 5

This small group tour is not available from 22 May to 31st August.

SRS means single room supplement.

Prices above depend on the season. Read our pricing policy.

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Towns and places on the route

Argos, Greece

Messene, Greece

Monemvasia, Greece

Mycenae, Greece

Mystras, Greece

Nafplio, Greece

Olympia, Greece

Patras, Greece

Sparta, Greece





What tour include

• transport with driver

• transport in van with air conditioner

• tour director all the time with you

• transportation for your group only, no foreigners

• accommodation in *** hotels or pensions

• accommodation in double rooms

• accommodation with breakfast only

• english spoken driver and tour director





What tour not include

• lunch and dinner

• accommodation in single rooms

• hotel tourist tax

• professional tour guide

• entry fees and tickets

• flights tickets

• ferry tickets

• travel insurance

• country visas






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