30 days in Italy, Croatia & Greece Itinerary

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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Assisi, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Ravello, Italy
— 4 nights
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Korcula Town, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
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Florence, Italy — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Siena (Piazza del Campo & Duomo di Siena). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

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Newark, USA to Florence is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Newark in April, Florence is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Assisi.
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Assisi, Italy — 2 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): walk around Mount Subasio, learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Damiano, then steep yourself in history at Eremo delle Carceri, and finally step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, then learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Saio, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Assisi.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Assisi trip planning tool.

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Florence in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Assisi, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive 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.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, stop by Trastevere, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip maker.

Getting from Assisi to Rome by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Rome are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ravello.
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Ravello, Italy — 4 nights

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ravello: Tramonti (Monte Finestra & Giardino Segreto dell'Anima), Praiano (I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos & Grotte di Suppraiano) and Il Sentiero Degli Dei (in Positano). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso, and examine the collection at Museo della Carta.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ravello travel planner.

Traveling by car from Rome to Ravello takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ravello, with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Korcula Town.
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Korcula Town, Croatia — 3 nights

Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Explore Korcula Town's surroundings by going to Ethno Museum Barilo (in Blato) and Otok Osjak (in Vela Luka). There's still lots to do: stroll around Kocje, stop by Dekora . Korcula, head off the coast to Badija, and take in the exciting artwork at Atelier Abel.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Korcula Town trip builder.

Traveling by car from Ravello to Korcula Town takes 15 hours. Traveling from Ravello in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Korcula Town. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Dubrovnik.
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Dubrovnik, Croatia — 2 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

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 10th (Wed): wander the streets of Old Town and then head off the coast to Lokrum Island. On your second day here, get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Dubrovnik itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
When in Athens, make a side trip to see Archaeological Site Mycenae in Mycenae, approximately Mycenae away. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Monastiraki, stroll through Mount Lycabettus, and visit Plaka.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens day trip app.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Athens by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Dubrovnik in May, Athens is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Fira.
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Fira, Greece — 2 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 16th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, and then explore the activities along Amoudi Bay. Keep things going the next day: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, and then explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Fira trip itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Athens to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. May in Fira sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to fly to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 3 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Fira to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Fira to Venice, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Venice when traveling from Fira in May, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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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Croatia travel guide

4.6
Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · National Parks
Once situated on the edge of empires between the Balkans and Central Europe, Croatia represents a land of great natural diversity and rich cultural heritage. Croatian cultural tourism relies on the charming juxtaposition of contrasts. Venetian palaces sit next to Napoleonic forts, Viennese mansions face Socialist Realist sculpture, and early Slavic churches built on the sites of ancient Roman settlements offer countless sightseeing opportunities. Croatia's museums present the main stages of the history of Europe. The country's sapphire seawater and long coastline speckled with islands draws visitors, as do numerous nature reserves, marinas, ancient fortified towns, and sandy and rocky beaches. In recent years, Croatia's shoreline has become a famed center for nautical tourism and naturism, and is a promising diving destination. Hikers explore outdoor landscapes of canyons, underground grottoes, dramatic waterfalls, stony peaks, and scenic lakes of the Dinaric Alps, which hug the coastline. Inland areas showcase mountain resorts, national parks, pine forests, vineyards, and spas.
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Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
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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