28 days in Italy & Greece Itinerary

28 days in Italy & Greece Itinerary

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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train to Salerno, Taxi to Amalfi
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Amalfi, Italy
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Taxi to Piraeus, Ferry to Fira
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Fira, Greece
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Paros, Greece
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 4 nights
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Milan, Italy — 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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 23rd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Tecla, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, then contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco, and finally make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Milan online trip itinerary maker.

Brisbane, Australia to Milan is an approximately 25.5-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Milan, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in June, expect Milan to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for the train ride to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary site.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can take a train to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Eternal City

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, make a trip to Roman Forum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Rome vacation planning website.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Amalfi.
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Amalfi, Italy — 3 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Amalfi is known for historic sites, museums, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, get outside with Outdoor Activities, appreciate the views at Valle dei Mulini, and contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello.

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Traveling by car from Rome to Amalfi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in June, you will find days in Amalfi are slightly colder (30°C), and nights are a bit warmer (26°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 4 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae) and Fortress Palamidi (in Nafplio). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and don't miss a visit to Erechtheion.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Athens online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Amalfi to Athens in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amalfi to Athens due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amalfi in July: highs in Athens hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Fira.
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Fira, Greece — 3 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Step out of Fira with an excursion to La Ponta in Akrotiri--about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, tour the pleasant surroundings at Perissa Black Sand Beach, kick back and relax at Kamari Beach, and view the masterpieces at Ernesto Workshop & Gallery.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Fira trip planner.

You can fly from Athens to Fira in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Athens in July, expect nights in Fira to be about the same, around 27°C, while days are slightly colder, around 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Paros.
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Paros, Greece — 3 nights

Poor Man's Mykonos

Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
Paros is known for beaches, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a stroll along the water at Old Port of Naoussa, enjoy the sand and surf at Golden Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Ekatondapiliani, and get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum Parou.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Paros trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Paros takes 4.5 hours. July in Paros sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.
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Mykonos Town, Greece — 4 nights

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Mykonos Town is known for sightseeing, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort, enjoy the sand and surf at Super Paradise Beach, stroll through Elia Beach, and wander the streets of Little Venice.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mykonos Town visit planner.

You can ride a ferry from Paros to Mykonos Town in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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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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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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