11 days in Mumbai, Greece & Italy Itinerary

11 days in Mumbai, Greece & Italy Itinerary

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11 days in Mumbai, Greece & Italy Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
1
Mumbai, India
— 1 day
Fly:  14​h
2
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
5
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Mumbai, India


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1
day
Mumbai, India

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Dhobi Ghat, admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, take an in-depth tour of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, then appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Banganga Tank.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mumbai trip itinerary builder tool .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. In May, daytime highs in Mumbai are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Athens.

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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, admire the natural beauty at National Garden, contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Athens trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Mumbai to Athens in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. In May, Athens is a bit cooler than Mumbai - with highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Rome.

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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rome road trip app .

Fly from Athens to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in May, Rome is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Florence.

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Historic Sites Museums

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Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 17th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Florence itinerary planner .

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect slightly colder evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in May, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can take a train to Venice.

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
The Boboli Gardens ©
The Boboli Gardens

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Venice road trip planning website .

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Venice sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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