26 days in Italy & Greece Itinerary

26 days in Italy & Greece Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
2
Montaione, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
6
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
7
Paros, Greece
— 2 nights
8
Imerovigli, Greece
— 1 night
9
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
10
Civita di Bagnoregio, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
12
Acquapendente, Italy
— 2 nights
13
Rome, Italy
— Few hours

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, and then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rome road trip planner.

Denver, USA to Rome is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Denver to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in April, expect Rome to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Montaione.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
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Montaione, Italy

Montaione ©
Montaione is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Florence in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 35km southwest of Florence.GeographyThe frazione of Filicaja that is famous as the starting point of Antonio da Filicaja for the invasion of Pisa by the Florentine army in 1509.Main sightsThe church of San Regolo houses the Madonna del Buonconsiglio by Guido da Graziano Church and convent of San Vivaldo. On the 23rd (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacro Monte San Vivaldo, thenraise your glass at Golf Club Toscana Resort Castelfalfi, and then trot along with a tour on horseback. On the next day, relax in the rural setting at Belmonte Vacanze, thenstep into the grandiose world of Palazzo dei Priori, thensee the interesting displays at Piaggio Museum, and finally get into the urban bustle at Comune Di Certaldo.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Montaione journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Rome to Montaione takes 3.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Montaione

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Vinci, Piaggio Museum, Comune Di Certaldo, Palazzo dei Priori
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Sacro Monte San Vivaldo ©
Sacro Monte San Vivaldo
Comune Di Certaldo ©
Comune Di Certaldo
Piaggio Museum ©
Piaggio Museum

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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 25th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Florence trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Montaione to Florence takes 1.5 hours. In April in Florence, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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nights
Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take a stroll around Vernazza, trek along Il Sentiero da Levanto a Monterosso, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Groppo, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre, and then trek along Cinque Terre footpaths.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cinque Terre driving holiday planning site.

You can drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. April in Cinque Terre sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre ©
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre
Cinque Terre footpaths ©
Cinque Terre footpaths

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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.
Step out of Venice with an excursion to Scrovegni Chapel in Padua--about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Venice online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Venice are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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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.
On the 3rd (Sun), wander the streets of Plaka, thenadmire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, thendelve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, thendon't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, and finally delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Athens online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Athens takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Venice in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Athens, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Paros.

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

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Paros, Greece

Paros ©
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.
Paros is known for beaches, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Folklore Art Museum Of Cycladic Civilization Benetos & Popi Skiadas., Head underground at Marathi Marble Quarries, contemplate the long history of Parikia Town, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Agios Antonios.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Paros vacation planner.

You can fly from Athens to Paros in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In May in Paros, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Imerovigli.

Things to do in Paros

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Archaeological Museum Parou ©
Archaeological Museum Parou
Old Port of Naoussa ©
Old Port of Naoussa

1
night
Imerovigli, Greece

Imerovigli
Imerovigli, famed for its Cycladic architecture, claims one of the most dramatic positions in all of Greece.
To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Imerovigli travel route planning website.

Traveling by journey from Paros to Imerovigli takes 7 hours. May in Imerovigli sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You will leave for Rome on the 8th (Fri).

Things to do in Imerovigli

Tours Outdoors Wineries
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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
On the 8th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online trip itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Imerovigli to Rome. Traveling from Imerovigli to Rome, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Imerovigli in May, expect slightly colder with lows of °F in Rome. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Civita di Bagnoregio.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona

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Civita di Bagnoregio, Italy

Civita di Bagnoregio ©
Civita di Bagnoregio is a town in the Province of Viterbo in central Italy, a suburb of the comune of Bagnoregio, 1km east from it. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): get curious at Museo Geologico e delle Frane and then get to know the fascinating history of Civita di Bagnoregio.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Civita di Bagnoregio online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rome to Civita di Bagnoregio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Civita di Bagnoregio, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Civita di Bagnoregio

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Bolsena, Civita di Bagnoregio
Find places to stay May 9 — 10:
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Civita di Bagnoregio ©
Civita di Bagnoregio
Museo Geologico e delle Frane ©
Museo Geologico e delle Frane
San Donato Church ©
San Donato Church

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Rome, Italy

See even more of Rome: steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria della Vittoria, explore the galleries of Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, and have fun and explore at Welcome to Rome.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Rome vacation planner.

You can drive from Civita di Bagnoregio to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Civita di Bagnoregio in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rome, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Acquapendente.

Things to do in Rome

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Food Tours
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum
Trastevere ©
Trastevere

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Acquapendente, Italy

Acquapendente ©
Acquapendente is a city and comune in the province of Viterbo, in Lazio (Italy). Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): Head underground at Orvieto Underground.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Acquapendente road trip planning app.

You can drive from Rome to Acquapendente in 2 hours. Traveling from Rome in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of °F in Acquapendente. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Acquapendente

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Orvieto, Pitigliano Centro Storico, Cascate del Mulino, Castello di Montorio
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Orvieto Underground ©
Orvieto Underground
Duomo di Orvieto ©
Duomo di Orvieto
Cascate del Mulino ©
Cascate del Mulino

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Rome, Italy

Rome
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): make a trip to Spanish Steps, thenexplore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Acquapendente to Rome takes 2 hours. Traveling from Acquapendente in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of °F in Rome. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Museums Historic Sites
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Galleria Borghese
Galleria Borghese
Spanish Steps ©
Spanish Steps
Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola ©
Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola

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