19 days in Italy & Athens Itinerary

19 days in Italy & Athens Itinerary

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Start: Hamburg, Germany
Fly:  5 h
1
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Braies, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
5
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
6
Pompeii, Italy
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Hamburg, Germany

3
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary builder site.

Hamburg, Germany to Venice is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, tram, and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hamburg in November: highs in Venice hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Braies.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

1
night
Braies, Italy

Braies
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You can drive from Venice to Braies in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Venice in November, plan for little chillier nights in Braies, with lows around 3°C. You will leave for Verona on the 8th (Fri).

Things to do in Braies

Parks Outdoors Trails
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2
nights
Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, contemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio, make a trip to Piazza Bra, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, and finally experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to I Portoni della Bra, then don't miss a visit to Torre dei Lamberti, and then find something for the whole family at Gardaland Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Verona trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Braies to Verona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Theme Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Gardaland Park
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Gardaland Park ©
Gardaland Park
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 10th (Sun), snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate the long history of Loggia dei Lanzi. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, then see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary website.

Take a train from Verona to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Verona in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

4
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

1
night
Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park, then admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, then do a tasting at Bosco de Medici Winery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Forum and then delve into the distant past at Teatro Grande.

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Traveling by train from Rome to Pompeii takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Pompeii, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites Wineries
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Bosco de Medici Winery ©
Bosco de Medici Winery
Villa dei Misteri ©
Villa dei Misteri

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Akrokorinthos (in Corinth) and Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, and steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Athens online tour planner.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Pompeii to Athens in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Pompeii to Athens, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Akrokorinthos, Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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