17 days in Italy & Greece Itinerary

17 days in Italy & Greece Itinerary

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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Corfu Town, Greece
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 1 night
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Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice travel planner.

Washington DC, USA to Venice is an approximately 14-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Venice is 6 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in September, expect Venice to be little chillier, temps between 77°F and 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 20th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, then get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Florence trip website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Corfu Town, Greece

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): make a trip to Spianada Square, then delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at Corfu Walking Tours. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to The Liston, examine the collection at Casa Parlante, see the interesting displays at Corfu Museum of Asian Art, then step into the grandiose world of New Fortress, and finally explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Corfu Town trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Corfu Town takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Florence to Corfu Town is 1 hour. Traveling from Florence in September, Corfu Town is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Corfu Walking Tours ©
Corfu Walking Tours

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, then make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos, then appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, then delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, then take a stroll through Plaka, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Athens online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Corfu Town to Athens in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 26th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, then kick back and relax at Red Beach, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and finally get a dose of the wild on Santorini Sailing. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Fira trip builder app.

You can fly from Athens to Fira in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock

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Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, then wander the streets of Little Venice, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally make a trip to Rarity Gallery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town road trip planning website.

Getting from Fira to Mykonos Town by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. In September, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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Ravello, Italy

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 29th (Wed), look for gifts at Artigianato Rallo, then kick back and relax at Fornillo, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally get interesting insight from Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, cruise along Amalfi Coast, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ravello road trip planner.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Ravello in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Ravello are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, make a trip to Spanish Steps, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Ravello to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in September, expect little chillier with lows of 60°F in Rome. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 3:
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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