16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
5
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 1 night
6
Rhodes Town, Greece
— 2 nights
7
Rethymnon, Greece
— 2 nights
8
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night

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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 1st (Sat): explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, thendelve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome route app.

Mexico City, Mexico to Rome is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Mexico City to Rome due to the time zone difference. In October in Rome, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 3rd (Mon), snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John, appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto, thensteep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, thenadmire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October in Florence, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

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Venice, Italy

Venice
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.
On the 5th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande and then explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from Florence in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Venice, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Fira.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Ancient Thera, look for gifts at Oneiro Jewelry, thenexplore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, thenstop by Aquamarine Jewelry, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Tzamia - Krystalla Art Gallery Santorini, thenindulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, thendo a tasting at Artemis Karamolegos Winery, and finally delve into the distant past at Akrotiri.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira tour site.

Getting from Venice to Fira by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Venice to Fira, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, Fira is a bit warmer than Venice - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites Wineries Tours

Side Trips

Oia, Skaros Rock, Ancient Thera, Akrotiri
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Ancient Thera ©
Ancient Thera
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

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Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
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.
On the 9th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery and then take a stroll through Little Venice.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town road trip planning site.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Rarity Gallery ©
Rarity Gallery

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Rhodes Town, Greece

Rhodes Town ©
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Village of Lindos.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rhodes Town trip maker app.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Rhodes Town in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Rhodes Town can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Village of Lindos, Ancient Kamiros
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Ancient Kamiros ©
Ancient Kamiros
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos

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Rethymnon, Greece

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): kick back and relax at Skinaria Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Kourtaliotiko Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rethymnon trip planning website.

Getting from Rhodes Town to Rethymnon by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Rhodes Town in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rethymnon, with lows of °C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Thu) before leaving for Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Plakias
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Skinaria Beach ©
Skinaria Beach
Kourtaliotiko Gorge ©
Kourtaliotiko Gorge

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): head off the coast to Lokrum Island, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, thenexamine the collection at War Photo Limited, and finally get engrossed in the history at Rector's Palace.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Rethymnon to Dubrovnik takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Rethymnon to Dubrovnik is minus 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rethymnon in October: high temperatures in Dubrovnik hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
War Photo Limited ©
War Photo Limited
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island

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