15 days in Greece & Italy Itinerary

15 days in Greece & Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
2
Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights


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3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Athens online sightseeing planner.

Pune, India to Athens is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 3.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, thenkick back and relax at Caldera Beach, and finally do a tasting at Artemis Karamolegos Winery.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Fira online holiday planner.

Getting from Athens to Fira by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In October in Fira, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Imerovigli
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
On the 25th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, thenmake a trip to Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, thensteep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile, thenexplore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Venice trip planning app.

You can fly from Fira to Venice in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Fira to Venice, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Fira in October; daily highs in Venice reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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night
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, thensee La Casa Maledetta, and finally get advice or help at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Milan trip planner.

Getting from Venice to Milan by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Milan are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

2
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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, thenexplore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John, make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, thendon't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Florence road trip planner.

Getting from Milan to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Milan in October, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
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: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome travel route planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Rome can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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