20 days in Italy & Greece Itinerary

20 days in Italy & Greece Itinerary

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20 days in Italy & Greece Itinerary

Start: Adelaide, Australia
Fly:  24​h
1
Fira, Greece
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Naxos Town, Greece
— 3 nights
+4
Fly + bus + train + foot + ferry:  10​h
3
Positano, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Capri, Italy
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  27​h
End: Adelaide, Australia

4
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
We've included these beaches for you: Red Beach and Perivolos. Akrotiri and Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Fira to Akrotiri to see SYMPOSION by La Ponta about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach, race across the water with a speed boat tour, do a tasting at Artemis Karamolegos Winery, and examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira trip itinerary planner .

Adelaide, Australia to Fira is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. Traveling from Adelaide to Fira, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Adelaide in July; daily highs in Fira reach 35°C and lows reach 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Santorini, Perivolos, Venetsanos Winery, Gaia Winery
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Venetsanos Winery ©
Venetsanos Winery
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Perivolos ©
Perivolos

3
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Portara and Fish & Olive. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town and Eggares Olive Press Museum. Go for a jaunt from Naxos Town to Sangri to see Temple of Demeter about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Paralia Chavai, examine the collection at K & V Koutelieris Folk Museum Collection, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agia Anastasia Farmakolytria & Panagia Theoskepasti, and look for gifts at Naxia Sweet Home.

Plan trip to Naxos Town with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Fira to Naxos Town takes 5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Naxos Town are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Positano.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chalkio, Naxos, Temple of Demeter, Eggares Olive Press Museum
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Fish & Olive ©
Fish & Olive
Old Town ©
Old Town
Portara ©
Portara

4
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Monte Faito e Panorama and Church of Santa Maria Assunta. Visiting Fornillo and Kayaking & Canoeing will get you outdoors. Step out of Positano to go to Vico Equense and see Chiesa dei Santi Ciro e Giovanni, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina di Praia Beach, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

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You can do a combination of flight, train, and ferry from Naxos Town to Positano in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Naxos Town to Positano, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Capri.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Vico Equense, Marina di Praia Beach
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Fishing Charters & Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
Capri, Italy

Capri
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina Grande Public Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Astarita, explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, cruise along Via Krupp, then visit a coastal fixture at Punta Carena Lighthouse, and finally trek along Fortini Coastal Walk. On your second day here, do sightseeing your way with Private Tours, explore the activities along Marina Piccola, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria a Cetrella.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Capri online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Positano to Capri takes 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Capri can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Anacapri
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I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Blue Grotto ©
Blue Grotto
Fortini Coastal Walk ©
Fortini Coastal Walk

1
night
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 23rd (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Venezia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Necropolis. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and finally steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rome journey maker tool .

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Capri to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, subway, and train. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Piazza Venezia ©
Piazza Venezia
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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