15 days in Croatia, Greece & Italy Itinerary

15 days in Croatia, Greece & Italy Itinerary

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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
On the 4th (Sun), take a stroll through Old Town and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Stradun, see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited, then enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and finally visit Cavtat Old Town.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik trip tool.

Newark, USA to Dubrovnik is an approximately 15-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums

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Old Town ©
Old Town
Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 6th (Tue), stop by Plaka. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Athens trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Athens takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubrovnik to Athens due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

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.
On the 8th (Thu), make a trip to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Cannaregio, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Venice takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Venice due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Athens in October: high temperatures in Venice hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Get a sense of the local culture at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Piazzale Michelangelo. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Florence online trip builder.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Explore hidden gems such as Villa d'Este and St. Clement Basilica. Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica in Ostia Antica, about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, wander the streets of Trastevere, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rome travel route planning tool.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trips

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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