16 days in Italy, Athens & Santorini Itinerary

16 days in Italy, Athens & Santorini Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Kamari, Greece
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Acropolis of Athens and Ancient Agora of Athens. Take a break from the city and head to Mount Lycabettus and Planet Blue Diving Center. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Plaka, stop by Monastiraki, examine the collection at Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou', and delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Athens road trip planning tool.

Monterrey, Mexico to Athens is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. In October, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kamari.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Planet Blue Diving Center
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Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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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 inner history buff will appreciate Akrotiri and Ancient Thera. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Santorini Tours and Santo Winery. The adventure continues: stroll through Red Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop, hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, and discover the deep blue sea with Volcano Dive Center.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kamari day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Kamari takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Kamari

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Santorini, Fira, Akrotiri, Skaros Rock, Santo Winery
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Step out of the city life by going to Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Colle del Gianicolo. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French.

Plan my day in Rome using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Kamari to Rome in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kamari in November, expect Rome to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Turin.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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Turin, Italy

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
On the 6th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, then admire the striking features of Palazzo Reale, then wander the streets of Cit Turin, and finally take some stellar pictures from Basilica of Superga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Turin online trip maker.

You can fly from Rome to Turin in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Rome in November, plan for slightly colder days in Turin, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trip

Basilica of Superga
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Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): awaken your taste buds at Milan Walking Tours, make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally see La Casa Maledetta.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Milan road trip site.

Take a train from Turin to Milan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Milan Walking Tours ©
Milan Walking Tours

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