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Good stopovers between Athens & Lefkada via Temple of Delph

Gillingham, United...
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Good stopovers between Athens & Lefkada via Temple of Delph

We are planning to drive from Athens to Lefkada via the Temple of Delphi. I hear it is about a 6 hr drive but thinking about breaking it up and staying somewhere nearish to Temple of Delphi and then another night somewhere further along route. Can anyone recommend particular towns or villages worth stopping at along this route and/or any specific accomodation recommendations .Thanks

Bristol, United...
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1. Re: Good stopovers between Athens & Lefkada via Temple of Delph

Nafpaktos is often recommended as a great place for an overnight stop.

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2. Re: Good stopovers between Athens & Lefkada via Temple of Delph

I would stay one night in Delphi village, then you can get to the site early and spend as much time as you like, it's a big site with lots to see. Then head down to Nafpaktos, a charming small town with a Venetian harbour and plenty of places to stay, from pleasant modern waterfront hotels to family guesthouses in traditional style buildings in the old town. My personal favourite is the Ilion, for the friendly welcome, great homemade breakfast, and stunning views!

Edited: 05 November 2017, 23:27
Newport, Australia
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3. Re: Good stopovers between Athens & Lefkada via Temple of Delph

Hi we doing the same route the opposite way where did you hire your car from because we wish to leave car at Athens after the trip

Thanks Alan

Bristol, United...
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4. Re: Good stopovers between Athens & Lefkada via Temple of Delph

One way car hire is still quite uncommon in Greece but is increasingly being offered usually with a high one way drop off fee. AutoUnion is a reputable provider that I've used several times and they do offer one-way rentals. Their website indicates they have an outlet in Lefkada Town, so do try them.

https://www.autounion.gr

5. Re: Good stopovers between Athens & Lefkada via Temple of Delph

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