25 days in Italy & Greece Itinerary

25 days in Italy & Greece Itinerary

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Fly
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
3
Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Assisi, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
6
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Train
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Naples, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly to Athens, Bus to Delphi
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Delphi, Greece
— 1 night
Drive
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy — 4 nights

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.
You'll explore and learn at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Visit Piazza San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Castello Estense (in Ferrara), Chiesa dei Santi Martino e Severo Vescovi (in Crespino) and Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site & Basilica of St. Anthony). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, contemplate the long history of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Venice online route planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Venice is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Venice, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. April in Venice sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Verona.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Verona, Italy — 2 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): catch a live performance at Arena di Verona, steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, then admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Te, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova. On your second day here, admire the ancient design of Spa Termale Aquaria, then explore the ancient world of Grotte di Catullo, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Scaligero, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Borghetto sul Mincio.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Verona attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can take a train to Turin.
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Turin, Italy — 2 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
On the 8th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale Di Torino, then get engrossed in the history at Armeria Reale, then make a trip to Piazza San Carlo, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Risorgimento, then examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Parrocchiale di Sant'Alfonso de’ Liguori, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Superga.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Turin driving holiday site.

Getting from Verona to Turin by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Verona in April, you will find days in Turin are slightly colder (17°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.
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Museums · Historic Sites
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Florence, Italy — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Centro Storico and The Baptistery of St. John. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica San Miniato al Monte are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, explore the galleries of Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence road trip app.

Traveling by train from Turin to Florence takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Turin in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Florence, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Assisi.
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Assisi, Italy — 1 night

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, admire the striking features of Santa Maria sopra Minerva, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Assisi sightseeing planning tool.

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Florence in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 8°C in Assisi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and Vatican Museums are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to St. Peter's Square and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, make a trip to Piazza Navona, and delve into the distant past at Pantheon.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Naples.
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Naples, Italy — 3 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Do some cultural sightseeing at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and Catacombe di San Gennaro. Visit Galleria Borbonica and Duomo di Napoli for their historical value. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Napoli Sotterranea, get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples, admire the masterpieces at Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Naples trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. April in Naples sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Delphi.
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Delphi, Greece — 1 night

Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
On the 22nd (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, delve into the distant past at Delphi, and then explore the ancient world of The Tholos of Delphi.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Delphi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Naples to Delphi takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Naples in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Delphi, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Athens.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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Athens, Greece — 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Plaka, then delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, and finally explore the ancient world of Erechtheion.

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Getting from Delphi to Athens by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Delphi in April since evenings lows in Athens dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.
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