21 days in Italy & Athens Itinerary

21 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 15 min
3
Verona, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
6
Pompeii, Italy
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Athens, Greece
— 6 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary builder tool.

Hamburg, Germany to Venice is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, tram, and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hamburg in November: highs in Venice hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car 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 ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Dobbiaco, admire the landmark architecture of Cappella "Lago di Braies", then explore the activities along Lago di Braies, and finally look for gifts at Alpe Pragas Srl.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Braies trip builder app.

Getting from Venice to Braies by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Venice in November since evenings lows in Braies dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Braies

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Lago di Dobbiaco
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Lago di Braies ©
Lago di Braies
Alpe Pragas Srl ©
Alpe Pragas Srl
Cappella ©
Cappella "Lago di Braies"

1
night
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.
Take the guesswork out of planning a Verona vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Braies to Verona takes 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. On the 9th (Sat), you'll travel to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Nightlife Outdoors
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2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planning site.

You can take a train from Verona to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Verona in November, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 19°C. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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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

5
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: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome road trip planning tool.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, then steep yourself in history at Villa dei Misteri, then learn about winemaking at Bosco de Medici Winery, and finally delve into the distant past at Forum.

Start your trip to Pompeii by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by train from Rome to Pompeii takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Pompeii can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. 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

6
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Akrokorinthos (in Corinth), Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae) and Nafplio (Nauplion Promenade & Fortress Palamidi). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, take a stroll through Monastiraki, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens vacation planning app.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Pompeii to Athens takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Pompeii to Athens is 1 hour. November in Athens sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

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