18 days in Italy & Greece Itinerary

18 days in Italy & Greece Itinerary

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Start: Montreal, Canada
Fly:  12 h
1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Ferry:  3 h 15 min
2
Capri, Italy
— 1 night
Ferry:  3 h 30 min
3
Positano, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Cetara, Italy
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
5
Taormina, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
6
Savoca, Italy
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7 h
7
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Ferry:  3 h
8
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
9
Kamari, Greece
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry + Foot + Bus:  7 h 30 min
10
Elafonissi, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Montreal, Canada

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Spanish Steps has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, thenmake a trip to Spanish Steps, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

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Montreal, Canada to Rome is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Montreal to Rome. When traveling from Montreal in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rome: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Capri.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

1
night
Capri, Italy

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the activities along Marina Piccola and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina Grande Public Beach.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Capri itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of train and ferry from Rome to Capri takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Rome in September, Capri is a bit warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Fortini Coastal Walk
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Marina Grande Public Beach ©
Marina Grande Public Beach
Fortini Coastal Walk ©
Fortini Coastal Walk
Marina Piccola
Marina Piccola

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take advantage of the amenities at Fornillo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Grande, thendon't miss a visit to Ruga Nova Mercatorum (Via dei Mercanti), and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Il Gusto della Costa.

Make your Positano itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September in Positano, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cetara.

Things to do in Positano

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Amalfi, Duomo di Ravello, Il Gusto della Costa
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Spiaggia Grande ©
Spiaggia Grande

1
night
Cetara, Italy

Cetara ©
Cetara is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di castiglione, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Badia della Santissima Trinita', and then learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cetara trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Positano to Cetara by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Cetara can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Taormina.

Things to do in Cetara

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Spiaggia di castiglione, Le Vigne di Raito, Badia della Santissima Trinita'
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Badia della Santissima Trinita' ©
Badia della Santissima Trinita'

1
night
Taormina, Italy

Taormina ©
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): go for a walk through Chiesa Madonna della Rocca and then stroll through Lido La Dolce Vita.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Taormina day trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cetara to Taormina. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Savoca.

Things to do in Taormina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Castillo de Castelmola
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Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Castillo de Castelmola ©
Castillo de Castelmola
Lido La Dolce Vita ©
Lido La Dolce Vita

1
night
Savoca, Italy

Savoca ©
Savoca is a comune in the Province of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 170km east of Palermo and about 30km southwest of Messina.Savoca borders the following municipalities: Casalvecchio Siculo, Forza d'Agrò, Furci Siculo, Sant'Alessio Siculo, Santa Teresa di Riva.The town, together with Forza d'Agrò, was the location for the scenes set in Corleone of Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather. Bar Vitelli has been added to your itinerary. On the 15th (Tue), raise your glass at Bar Vitelli.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Savoca vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Taormina to Savoca takes an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Savoca can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Savoca

Nightlife
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Bar Vitelli ©
Bar Vitelli

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 16th (Wed), wander the streets of Anafiotika. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Plaka, explore the ancient world of Temple of Hephaestus, thenpause for some photo ops at Temple of Athena Nike, and finally explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Athens holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Savoca to Athens with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Savoca to Athens is 1 hour. In September in Athens, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka
Anafiotika ©
Anafiotika

2
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.
Jackie O' Bar Mykonos has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Panayia Tourliani, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thendelve into the distant past at House of Dionysus, and finally explore the ancient world of Avenue of the Lions. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Mytho, thendon't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and then join in the after-dark buzz at Jackie O' Bar Mykonos.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Mykonos Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. When traveling from Athens in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Mykonos Town, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Kamari.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Historic Sites Nightlife Spas

Side Trips

Delos, Monastery of Panayia Tourliani
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Monastery of Panayia Tourliani ©
Monastery of Panayia Tourliani
Spas
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

2
nights
Kamari, Greece

Kamari ©
Kamari is a coastal village on the southeastern part of the Aegean island of Santorini, Greece, in the Cyclades archipelago with a population of approx. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Red Beach as well as Perissa Black Sand Beach. On the 20th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Ancient Thera, do a tasting at Venetsanos Winery, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, and finally see the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Perissa Black Sand Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kamari travel planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Kamari by ferry takes about 3 hours. In September in Kamari, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Elafonissi.

Things to do in Kamari

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Venetsanos Winery, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Red Beach
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Ancient Thera ©
Ancient Thera
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Venetsanos Winery ©
Venetsanos Winery

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nights
Elafonissi, Greece

Elafonissi ©
Located just off Crete's southwestern corner, Elafonissi offers an alternative vacation idea for those looking to avoid the larger, more crowded Greek islands.
On the 22nd (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Aspri Limni Beach and then don't miss a visit to Chryssoskalitissa Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): kick back and relax at Elafonissi Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Elafonisi Viewpoint.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Elafonissi visit planner.

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Kamari to Elafonissi in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and shuttle. In September, daily temperatures in Elafonissi can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Elafonissi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Chryssoskalitissa Monastery
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Elafonissi Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Aspri Limni Beach ©
Aspri Limni Beach
Chryssoskalitissa Monastery ©
Chryssoskalitissa Monastery

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