19 days in Greece, Istanbul & Amalfi Coast Itinerary

19 days in Greece, Istanbul & Amalfi Coast Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Ios, Greece
— 1 night
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Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
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Salerno, Italy
— 2 nights
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Praiano, Italy
— 3 nights

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

Queen of Cities

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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Museum, contemplate the long history of Galata Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and explore the world behind art at Chora Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul holiday planner.

Mumbai, India to Istanbul is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Istanbul is minus 2.5 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in June, expect Istanbul to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Istanbul

Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Step out of Athens to go to Mycenae and see Archaeological Site Mycenae, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, and explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Athens online tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from Istanbul to Athens in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Athens is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Istanbul in July, with highs in Athens at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ios.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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Ios, Greece

Ios ©
Halfway between Naxos and Santorini lies tiny Ios, famous worldwide as one of the Aegean's liveliest nightlife hubs.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Mylopotas Beach, stroll through Kolitsani Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Manganari Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ios tour builder app.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Athens to Ios takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. When traveling from Athens in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Ios: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Ios

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Manganari Beach ©
Manganari Beach
Kolitsani Beach ©
Kolitsani Beach
Mylopotas Beach ©
Mylopotas Beach

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Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 6th (Mon), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then do a tasting at Artemis Karamolegos Winery, and then explore the ancient world of Akrotiri. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by the White, Santorini, then pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, then get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours, and finally kick back and relax at Red Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Fira trip itinerary builder tool.

You can ride a ferry from Ios to Fira in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, wander the streets of Little Venice, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Platis Gialos Beach, don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, don't miss a visit to Matoyianni Street, then stop by T-bar Stores Mykonos, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Elia Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Mykonos Town trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salerno.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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Salerno, Italy

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
On the 10th (Fri), stroll through Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, then kick back and relax at Marina Di Vietri, then look for gifts at Lavorazione Artigianale Savastano, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Paestum Ruins. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, and then make a trip to Promenade Trieste.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Salerno trip planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Salerno by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Mykonos Town to Salerno, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Praiano.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors · Transportation · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Duomo di Salerno ©
Duomo di Salerno

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Praiano, Italy

Praiano ©
Praiano is a town and comune of the province of Salerno in the Campania region of southwest Italy. Venture out of the city with trips to Ravello (Villa Rufolo & Villa Cimbrone Gardens) and Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Fornillo, take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, sample the fine beverages at Il Gusto della Costa, and see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Praiano itinerary builder website.

Drive from Salerno to Praiano in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Salerno in July, plan for little chillier nights in Praiano, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Praiano

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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