18 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

18 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

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Corfu Town, Greece
— 1 night
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
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Positano, Italy
— 3 nights
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Korcula Town, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Hvar, Croatia
— 2 nights
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San Francisco, United States
— 1 night

1
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Corfu Town, Greece

Corfu Town ©
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.
On the 8th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor and then delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Spiridon, contemplate the long history of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, then explore the historical opulence of New Fortress, and finally explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Corfu Town trip itinerary planning site.

Sacramento, USA to Corfu Town is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 10 hour difference. When traveling from Sacramento in September, plan for slightly colder days in Corfu Town, with highs around 82°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Museums
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Mon Repos Palace ©
Mon Repos Palace

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nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, then wander the streets of Plaka, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Athens trip website.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Athens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 12th (Sun), stroll through Red Beach, then explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, and then kick back and relax at Kamari Beach. Keep things going the next day: get a tailor-made plan with Santorini Sailing, then take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, then make a short side trip with Santorini Tours, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Perissa Black Sand Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Fira takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In September, daytime highs in Fira are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Santorini Tours, Santorini Sailing, Kamari Beach, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stroll through Platis Gialos Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and then take a stroll through Little Venice. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Sostis Beach and then kick back and relax at Panormos Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Mykonos Town trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. September in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Positano.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Agios Sostis Beach, Panormos Beach, Platis Gialos Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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nights
Positano, Italy

Positano ©
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.
On the 16th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Convento Frati Minori Conventuali S.Francesco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero Monumentale, see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, then kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello, and finally paddle through the water with Amalfi Coast Sea Kayak Tours.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Positano vacation planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Positano by combination of flight and ferry takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mykonos Town to Positano, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September in Positano, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 68°F at night. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi
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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
On the 19th (Sun), sample some tasty brews at Korcula Explorer, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveti Mihovil, and then make a trip to Atelier Abel. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Korcula Town Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, browse the exhibits of Vapor gallery, then steep yourself in history at Kula Morska Vrata, then contemplate the long history of Korcula Town Walls, and finally see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Korcula Town tour planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Positano to Korcula Town. In September, daytime highs in Korcula Town are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Tours · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Korcula Explorer
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Korcula Explorer ©
Korcula Explorer
Korcula Town Walls ©
Korcula Town Walls
Sveti Mihovil ©
Sveti Mihovil

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Hvar, Croatia

Hvar ©
The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
On the 21st (Tue), indulge your taste buds at Hvar Tours and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mlini Beach. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Spanjola, admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery, and then stroll through Mekicevica Beach.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hvar visit planning website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Korcula Town to Hvar takes 2.5 hours. September in Hvar sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Hvar Tours ©
Hvar Tours

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San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Fort Point, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco route planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Hvar to San Francisco in 20.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Hvar in September, with lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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