60 days in Greece & Italy Itinerary

60 days in Greece & Italy Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
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Tsilivi (Planos), Greece
— 7 nights
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Drive to Zakynthos, Ferry to Pesáda, Drive to Skala
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Skala, Greece
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Ithaca, Greece
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Paxos, Greece
— 4 nights
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Kassiopi, Greece
— 6 nights
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Corfu Town, Greece
— 7 nights
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Positano, Italy
— 6 nights
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Venice, Italy
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Rome, Italy
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Cinque Terre, Italy
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Florence, Italy
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Athens, Greece — 5 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Ermou Street has been added to your itinerary. Attractions like Acropolis of Athens and Glyfada Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Athens with an excursion to Seahorse Dive Center in Vari--about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, admire the natural beauty at National Garden, and take a stroll through Monastiraki.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens road trip tool.

Portland, USA to Athens is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Portland to Athens, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Portland in July, things will get a bit warmer in Athens: highs are around 91°F and lows about 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Tsilivi (Planos).
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Tsilivi (Planos), Greece — 7 nights

A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Get in touch with nature at Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) and Mario's Cave and Turtle Boat Trips. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Memento and Giatras Museum-Dionysios Art Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tsilivi (Planos): Blue Caves (in Korithi), Mikro Nisi Beach (in Mikro Nisi) and Vasilikos (Plaka Beach, Gerakas Beach, &more). There's more to do: stroll through Xigia Beach and kick back and relax at Ammoudi Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tsilivi (Planos) day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Tsilivi (Planos) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 68°F in Tsilivi (Planos). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Skala.
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Skala, Greece — 4 nights

Mass tourism has transformed the once-sleepy village of Skala into a modern seaside resort, its major attraction a well-developed beach that happens to be one of the longest and sandiest on the island of Cephalonia.
Kids will enjoy Skala Beach and Lourdas (Lourdata) Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Spartia Beach and Mounda Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Skala: Agios Thomas Beach (in Karavados) and Kanali Beach (in Lourdata). The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Blue Manta Diving & Aquanautic Club, explore the activities along Kaminia Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Koroni Beach, and look for gifts at Izla - Your shopping land.

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Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Tsilivi (Planos) to Skala takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Skala can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ithaca.
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Ithaca, Greece — 5 nights

Ithaca or Ithaka is a Greek island located in the Ionian Sea, off the northeast coast of Kefalonia and to the west of continental Greece.Ithaca's main island has an area of 96km2 and had a population in 2011 of 3,231. Escape the urban bustle at Vathy Bay and Polis Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Aspros Gialos Beach and Sarakiniko Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ithaca: Agia Efimia (Agia Efimia Chandlers & Aquatic Dive Club) and Agia Paraskevi Beach (in Sami). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Filiatro Beach and stroll through Paralia Afales.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ithaca online visit planner.

Getting from Skala to Ithaca by journey takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for the travel to Paxos.
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Paxos, Greece — 4 nights

Your day by day itinerary now includes Cafe Kalimera. Get in touch with nature at Kipiadi Beach and Tripitos Arch. You'll get in some beach time at Kloni Gouli Beach and Giannas Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Paxos online trip itinerary maker.

You can travel from Ithaca to Paxos in 9.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kassiopi.
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Kassiopi, Greece — 6 nights

Kassiopi is a village, and a resort on the affluent north east coast of Corfu. Kids will appreciate attractions like Apollo Dive Center and Bataria Beach. Get outdoors at Sakis Water Sports and Canal D'Amour. Explore Kassiopi's surroundings by going to Agios Stefanos Beach (in Agios Stefanos), Agios Georgios Beach (in Agios Georgios) and Loggas Beach (in Peroulades). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Agathi's Lace Shop, enjoy the sand and surf at Chouchoulio Beach, stroll through Kalamionas Beach, and trot along with Arena horse riding corfu.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kassiopi tour planning tool.

Traveling by journey from Paxos to Kassiopi takes 5.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Kassiopi can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Corfu Town.
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Corfu Town, Greece — 7 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.
Visiting Madalena Boat Trips and Gardenos Beach will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at Golden View Cafe and Icon Gallery. Explore Corfu Town's surroundings by going to Notos Beach (in Notos), Yali Beach (in Giannades) and Marathias Beach (in Marathias). There's lots more to do: catch some excitement at Aqualand Corfu Water Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Kontogialos, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rovinia Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Corfu Donkey Rescue.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Corfu Town online vacation maker.

You can drive from Kassiopi to Corfu Town in 1.5 hours. In August in Corfu Town, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Positano.
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Positano, Italy — 6 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.
For shopping fun, head to Theodora Moda Positano or Miniaci Art Gallery. Kids will appreciate attractions like Fornillo and Arienzo Beach Club, Positano. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Positano: Ravello (Ravello Arte, Villa Cimbrone Gardens, &more), Castiglione (Spiaggia di castiglione & Lido di Ravello) and Lido Capo di Conca (in Conca dei Marini). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Atrani, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

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Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Positano takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

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

You can fly from Positano to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Venice when traveling from Positano in August, with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.
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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.
Family-friendly places like Colosseum and Palatine Hill will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rome online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Cinque Terre.
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Cinque Terre, Italy — 4 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bagno Maurizio and Aquarium of Genoa. Relax by the water at Bagno Stella Focette and Spiaggia di Fegina. There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with 5 Terre Pelagos Boat Tours, trek along Trail 531 Riomaggiore to Manarola, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentiero Vernazza a Corniglia, and explore the striking landscape of Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Cinque Terre takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Cinque Terre when traveling from Rome in August, with lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Attractions like Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Leaning Tower of Pisa make great kid-friendly stops. For shopping fun, head to M.G. Design or Mercato Centrale. Step out of Florence with an excursion to Bagni Etruria in Castiglioncello--about 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Florence sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.
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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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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.
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