9 days in Italy & Greece Itinerary

9 days in Italy & Greece Itinerary

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1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Fira, Greece
— 1 night


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2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, make a trip to Piazza Navona, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, thendon't miss a visit to St. Peter's Square, thensteep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rome route website.

Bengaluru, India to Rome is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Rome is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in May, things will get little chillier in Rome: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, thenmake a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip app.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect little chillier evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in May, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, thensee the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, thensteep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, thenexplore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Venice trip builder.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fira.

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 Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©

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Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): stroll through Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach, and then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Fira trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Fira takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Venice to Fira. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Venice in May since evenings lows in Fira dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Akrotiri, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

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