15 days in Turkey, Greece & Italy Itinerary

15 days in Turkey, Greece & Italy Itinerary

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1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
2
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Assisi, Italy
— 1 night
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Verona, Italy
— 1 night
7
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Head to Kapali Carsi and Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisifor plenty of shopping. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rahmi M. Koc Museum and Ortakoy. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul attractions planner.

London, UK to Istanbul is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Istanbul is 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Istanbul when traveling from London in November, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Rahmi M. Koc Museum ©
Rahmi M. Koc Museum
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, then get engrossed in the history at The Jewish Museum of Greece, then wander the streets of Plaka, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Technohoros Art Gallery. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, then explore the world behind art at Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou', then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Athens day trip tool.

Fly from Istanbul to Athens in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Athens, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Istanbul in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Athens: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to ALEFBET and Trevimage. Get a sense of the local culture at St. Peter's Basilica and Vatican Museums. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, wander the streets of Trastevere, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rome holiday planner.

Fly from Athens to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Athens to Rome, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 9°C in Rome. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
night
Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 15th (Mon), view the masterpieces at Assisi Galleria 6C, view the masterpieces at B.A.T. Assisi, then examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Assisi road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in November, you will find days in Assisi are little chillier (17°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
B.A.T. Assisi ©
B.A.T. Assisi

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 16th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, then view the masterpieces at M.G. Design, and finally admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip planner.

Getting from Assisi to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Dello Scudo, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then shop like a local with Via Mazzini, then browse the exhibits of Casa di Giulietta, and finally learn about winemaking at Bertani.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Verona itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Verona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in November, things will get little chillier in Verona: highs are around 14°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Casa di Giulietta ©
Casa di Giulietta

2
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 (Fri): explore the activities along Canal Grande, then view the masterpieces at Max Studio, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then stop by Campo del Ghetto, and finally take a stroll through Cannaregio.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Venice driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In November, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio

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