23 days in Greece & Italy Itinerary

23 days in Greece & Italy Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Sorrento, Italy
— 4 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 5 nights
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Paros, Greece
— 4 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

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 3rd (Thu): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then make a trip to Spanish Steps.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rome itinerary tool.

San Francisco, USA to Rome is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Rome. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in June; daily highs in Rome reach 84°F and lows reach 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Sorrento.

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

4
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Sorrento, Italy

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sorrento: Positano (Fornillo, Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, &more) and Pompeii (Villa dei Misteri & Pompeii Archaeological Park). And it doesn't end there: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, make a trip to Piazza Tasso, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Church and Convent.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sorrento trip planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Sorrento in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Sorrento can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Fira.

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Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wineries

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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

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Fira, Greece

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, don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia, enjoy the sand and surf at Perissa Black Sand Beach, and stroll through Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Fira trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Sorrento to Fira in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Sorrento to Fira is 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Paros.

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Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

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Paros, Greece

Paros ©

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Naxos Town (Naos tou Apollona - Portara, Old Town, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront activity at Old Port of Naoussa, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum Parou, enjoy the sand and surf at Martselo beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Agios Antonios.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paros travel planning website.

Getting from Fira to Paros by ferry takes about 4.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Paros can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Athens.

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Old Port of Naoussa ©
Old Port of Naoussa
Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Step out of Athens with an excursion to Archaeological Site Mycenae in Mycenae--about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Athens visit planner.

Traveling by ferry from Paros to Athens takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. In June, daytime highs in Athens are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
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Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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