38 days in Greece, Italy & London Itinerary

38 days in Greece, Italy & London Itinerary

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38 days in Greece, Italy & London Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  25 h
1
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Siena, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Lucca, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
5
Bologna, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Venice, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Verona, Italy
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
8
Como, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
9
Milan, Italy
— 1 day
Train:  2 h 15 min
10
Portofino, Italy
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  6 h 15 min
11
Salerno, Italy
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
12
Positano, Italy
— 10 nights
+5
Bus + Subway + Foot + Bus + Foot + Fly:  6 h 45 min
13
Palermo, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
14
Naxos Town, Greece
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h 15 min
15
Oia, Greece
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  7 h 45 min
16
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  24 h
End: Melbourne, Australia

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome driving holiday tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Rome is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Central European Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. In June, Rome is much warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Battistero di San Giovanni and then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Siena trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Rome to Siena takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites
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Battistero di San Giovanni ©
Battistero di San Giovanni
Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip builder tool .

Traveling by bus from Siena to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Florence are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Lucca.

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
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Lucca, Italy

Lucca ©
Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): contemplate the long history of St Martin Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Le mura di Lucca, then make a trip to Piazza Anfiteatro, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Guinigi.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lucca trip builder.

Take a bus from Florence to Lucca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Florence in June since evenings lows in Lucca dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites
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Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
St Martin Cathedral ©
St Martin Cathedral
Torre Guinigi ©
Torre Guinigi

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Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bologna trip maker site .

Drive from Lucca to Bologna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums
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Piazza Maggiore ©
Piazza Maggiore
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell ©
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©

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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.
To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Venice trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Bologna to Venice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Venice, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll travel to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nightlife Outdoors
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Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, then take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella dei Notai, and finally make a trip to Liston.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Verona trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a bus from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Como.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

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Como, Italy

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
On the 23rd (Tue), look for gifts at Tea World, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Fedele, admire the striking features of Tempio Voltiano, then pause for some photo ops at Monumento alla Resistenza Europea, and finally admire the striking features of Villa Olmo.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Como journey maker app .

Traveling by car from Verona to Como takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Como can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Como

Historic Sites Shopping
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Cathedral of Como (Duomo) ©
Cathedral of Como (Duomo)
Basilica di San Fedele ©
Basilica di San Fedele
Villa Olmo ©
Villa Olmo

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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.
On the 24th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then get engrossed in the history at Galleria 92, and finally admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Milan trip planning website.

You can take a train from Como to Milan in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Portofino.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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Portofino, Italy

Portofino ©
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Area Marina Protetta Portofino, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Brown, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Giorgio, and finally make a trip to Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Portofino online trip builder.

You can take a train from Milan to Portofino in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Milan in June, expect nights in Portofino to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Salerno.

Things to do in Portofino

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Zoagli
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Castello Brown ©
Castello Brown
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Area Marina Protetta Portofino ©
Area Marina Protetta Portofino

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Salerno, Italy

Salerno ©
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Salerno, and then don't miss a visit to Promenade Trieste. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, don't miss a visit to Stazione Marittima di Salerno, and then delve into the distant past at Paestum Ruins.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Salerno itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Portofino to Salerno in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Salerno when traveling from Portofino in June, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites Outdoors Transportation

Side Trips

Paestum Ruins, Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Speed Boats Tours

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Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Ravello (Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, Duomo di Ravello, &more), Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Valle delle Ferriere, &more) and Lido di Ravello (in Castiglione). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, take a memorable tour with Tours, and head outdoors with Walk of the Gods.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Positano trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Salerno to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Positano

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello, Conca dei Marini, Sorrento, Fondazione Lewitt - Villa Letizia
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei

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Palermo, Italy

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palermo: Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale), Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo (in San Vito lo Capo) and Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro (in Castellammare del Golfo). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Cattedrale di Palermo, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Conte Federico, appreciate the history behind Chiesa di San Francesco di Paola, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Palermo travel route app.

Getting from Positano to Palermo by combination of subway and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, train, and flight; or do a combination of subway, flight, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Palermo

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Duomo di Monreale, Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro, Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
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Palazzo Conte Federico ©
Palazzo Conte Federico
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo

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Naxos Town, Greece

Naxos Town ©
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): examine the collection at Theatrical Museum Iakovos Kampanellis, stop by Old Town, then explore the ancient world of Portara, and finally stop by Naxos Art - Techni Store.

Start your trip to Naxos Town by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Palermo to Naxos Town by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Palermo to Naxos Town. July in Naxos Town sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Oia.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Portara ©
Portara
Naxos Art - Techni Store ©
Naxos Art - Techni Store

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Oia, Greece

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Mnemossyne Gallery, browse the exhibits of Oria Gallery, then explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, then make a trip to Sunset in Oia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani. On your second day here, stroll through Red Beach, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and then look for gifts at Replica.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Oia trip planning tool.

You can drive from Naxos Town to Oia in 5.5 hours. July in Oia sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Akrotiri
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Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, make a trip to Tower of London, and take in the views from Tower Bridge.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the London vacation planner.

Getting from Oia to London by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Oia in July: high temperatures in London hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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