19 days in Italy & Athens Itinerary

19 days in Italy & Athens Itinerary

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19 days in Italy & Athens Itinerary

Start: Hamburg, Germany
Fly:  5​h
1
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
2
Braies, Italy
— 1 night
3
Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
5
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
6
Pompeii, Italy
— 1 night
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 di Sant’Antonio & Scrovegni Chapel). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Venice vacation planner .

Hamburg, Germany to Venice is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Hamburg, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough 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
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

1
night
Braies, Italy

Braies
For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Braies road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Venice to Braies takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in November, Braies is a bit cooler at night with lows of 3°C. On the 8th (Fri), you'll travel to Verona.

Things to do in Braies

Parks Outdoors Nature
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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, step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, then get a taste of the local shopping with Piazza delle Erbe, then explore the galleries of Casa di Giulietta, and finally see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona. On the next day, don't miss a visit to I Portoni della Bra, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, and then find something for the whole family at Gardaland Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Verona trip tool .

You can drive from Braies to Verona in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit 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, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip builder website .

You can 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 somewhat warmer days in Florence, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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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, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, and delve into the distant past at Pantheon.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rome travel itinerary planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Rome are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough 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
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

1
night
Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
On the 16th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri, then do a tasting at Bosco de Medici Winery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei. Keep things going the next day: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then explore the ancient world of Forum, and then explore the ancient world of Teatro Grande.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Pompeii trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by train from Rome to Pompeii takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Pompeii are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites Tours Wineries

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae) and Acrocorinth (in Corinth). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, and wander the streets of Monastiraki.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Athens trip website .

You can fly from Pompeii to Athens in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Pompeii to Athens, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. November in Athens sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

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