29 days in Greek Isles & Italy Itinerary

29 days in Greek Isles & Italy Itinerary

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Corfu Town, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Greece
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly to Kefallinia, Bus to Argostolion
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Argostolion, Greece
— 2 nights
Drive to Pesáda, Ferry to Zakynthos
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Tsilivi (Planos), Greece
— 3 nights
Fly
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Positano, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Corfu Town, Greece

— 3 nights
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Corfu Town is known for historic sites, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: surround yourself with nature on Madalena Boat Trips, see the interesting displays at Casa Parlante, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Corfu, and expand your understanding of the military at Old Fortress Corfu.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town route planner.

London, UK to Corfu Town is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Corfu Town due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Corfu Town at 38°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Outdoors

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Mykonos Town, Greece

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): kick back and relax at Panormos Beach and then wander the streets of Little Venice. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, then stroll through Elia Beach, and finally discover the deep blue sea with GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Corfu Town in July, expect nights in Mykonos Town to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are slightly colder, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:

Fira, Greece

— 3 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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Getting from Mykonos Town to Fira by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:

Heraklion, Greece

— 2 nights
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello del Molo (Koules). On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some personalized pampering at Aegeo Spas, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Heraklion trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2.5 hours. July in Heraklion sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Argostolion.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 22:

Argostolion, Greece

— 2 nights
A modern town with a traditional character, Argostolion draws visitors with museums, gardens, squares, pedestrianized shopping streets, and a cobbled seaside promenade.
On the 23rd (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Corgialenios Istoriko kai Laografiko Mouseio, experience rural life at Dias Beekeeping, and then savor the flavors at Kefalonia Wine Tour. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from The Bell Tower, then see what you can catch with Fishing Tourism Kefalonia Dimitrios-Efthimia, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Skala Beach.

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Do a combination of flight and bus from Heraklion to Argostolion in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daytime highs in Argostolion are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tsilivi (Planos).

Things to do in Argostolion

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:

Tsilivi (Planos), Greece

— 3 nights
A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tsilivi (Planos): Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria), Saint Nicholas Church (in Ano Vasilikos) and Vasilikos (Vasilikos Beach & Mario's Cave and Turtle Boat Trips). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Xigia Beach, get great views at Bochali View Point, learn about winemaking at Solomos Wines, and examine the collection at Aristeon Ecological Olive Press.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Tsilivi (Planos) online trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Argostolion to Tsilivi (Planos) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Positano.

Things to do in Tsilivi (Planos)

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:

Positano, Italy

— 3 nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Positano: Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi) and Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Duomo di Ravello, &more). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fornillo, stop by Artigianato Rallo, get interesting insight from Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Positano travel route app.

Traveling by flight from Tsilivi (Planos) to Positano takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Tsilivi (Planos) to Positano is minus 1 hour. July in Positano sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:

Rome, Italy

— 4 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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rome online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Positano to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 3:

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.
Step out of Florence to go to Pisa and see Leaning Tower of Pisa, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary site.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Florence. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:

Venice, Italy

— 3 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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Venice route maker site.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 9:

Italy travel guide

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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.