30 days in Italy & Athens Itinerary

30 days in Italy & Athens Itinerary

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Bari, Italy
— 1 night
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Alberobello, Italy
— 1 day
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Matera, Italy
— 2 nights
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Castelmezzano, Italy
— 1 day
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Paestum, Italy
— 3 nights
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Naples, Italy
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Palermo, Italy
— 4 nights
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Trapani, Italy
— 5 nights
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Sciacca, Italy
— 2 nights
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Cefalu, Italy
— 3 nights
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Castelmola, Italy
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Enna, Italy
— 2 nights
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Syracuse, Italy
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
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Bari, Italy — 1 night

Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
On the 6th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Lungomare e Murat, contemplate the long history of Cattedrale di Bari, and then make a trip to Citta Vecchia - Bari.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bari online itinerary builder.

Venice to Bari is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. June in Bari sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Alberobello.
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Alberobello, Italy — 1 day

Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Monopoli, then admire the landmark architecture of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site, and then see the interesting displays at Trullo Sovrano.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Alberobello vacation maker app.

You can drive from Bari to Alberobello in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Matera.
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Matera, Italy — 2 nights

Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
On the 8th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Materasum Ipogeo, make a trip to Palombaro Lungo, stop by Arterego di Margherita Albanese, make a trip to Casa Noha, then get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Matera trip maker.

You can drive from Alberobello to Matera in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Castelmezzano.
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Castelmezzano, Italy — 1 day

Castelmezzano is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Regionale di Gallipoli Cognato - Piccole Dolomiti Lucane, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa Madre di Santa Maria dell'Olmo, then stop by Volo dell'Angelo, and finally don't miss a visit to Le Sette Pietre.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Castelmezzano trip maker.

Traveling by car from Matera to Castelmezzano takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Paestum.
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Paestum, Italy — 3 nights

Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): make a trip to Anfiteatro Romano di Paestum, explore the ancient world of Archaeological Park of Paestum, then stop by Tenuta Vannulo, and finally relax in the rural setting at Caseificio Rivabianca. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata, make a trip to Agropoli, step into the grandiose world of Borgo Medievale di Agropoli, then enjoy the sand and surf at Baia di Trentova, and finally contemplate the long history of La Fornace.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Paestum trip planner.

Getting from Castelmezzano to Paestum by car takes about 2 hours. June in Paestum sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 26°C at night. You'll set off for Naples on the 12th (Mon).
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Naples, Italy

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Naples trip app.

You can drive from Paestum to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Naples when traveling from Paestum in June, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Palermo.
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Palermo, Italy — 4 nights

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Go for a jaunt from Palermo to Monreale to see Duomo di Monreale about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Cattedrale di Palermo, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Conte Federico, contemplate the long history of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, and admire the local landmark of Fontana della Vergogna (Fontana Pretoria).

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Palermo travel route planner.

Getting from Naples to Palermo by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Trapani.
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Trapani, Italy — 5 nights

Historically known for its importance in salt production, Trapani has gained recognition as an enticing but affordable vacation locale in Sicily.
Get out of town with these interesting Trapani side-trips: Castellammare del Golfo (Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro & Chiesa di San Giuseppe) and San Vito lo Capo (Santuario di San Vito & Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo). There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo delle Poste E Telecomunicazioni, make a trip to Santuario Maria SS. Annunziata, and look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Saline Di Trapani E Paceco.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Trapani travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Palermo to Trapani by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Sciacca.
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Sciacca, Italy — 2 nights

Sciacca, also Schiacca, is a town and comune in the province of Agrigento on the southwestern coast of Sicily. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Antiche Grotte del Caricatore.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sciacca trip maker.

Traveling by car from Trapani to Sciacca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Cefalu.
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Cefalu, Italy — 3 nights

Cefalù is a city and comune in the Province of Palermo, located on the northern coast of Sicily, Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea about 70km east of the provincial capital and 185km west of Messina. Venture out of the city with trips to Gole di Tiberio (in San Mauro Castelverde), Caccamo (Chiesa San Benedetto alla Badia, Castello di Caccamo, &more) and Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese (in Termini Imerese). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Duomo di Cefalu, take in the awesome beauty at Rocca di Cefalu, make a trip to Corso Ruggero, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Mandralisca.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cefalu travel route planner.

You can drive from Sciacca to Cefalu in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Castelmola.
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Castelmola, Italy

Castelmola is a comune in the Province of Messina in the Italian region Sicily, located about 170km east of Palermo and about 40km southwest of Messina. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Castelmola and then get great views at Piazza Sant'Antonino.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Castelmola tour planner.

You can drive from Cefalu to Castelmola in 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Enna.
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Enna, Italy — 2 nights

Enna is a city and comune located roughly at the center of Sicily, southern Italy, in the province of Enna, towering above the surrounding countryside. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Castello di Lombardia and then don't miss a visit to Duomo di Enna. On your second day here, stop by Ceramica a Modo Mio, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Armerina, then examine the collection at Museo della Civilta Contadina, and finally explore the activities along Lago Pergusa.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Enna trip maker.

Traveling by car from Castelmola to Enna takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Syracuse.
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Syracuse, Italy — 3 nights

Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Syracuse: Modica (Cathedral of St. George & Belvedere), Chiesa di Santa Venera (in Avola) and Noto (Centro Storico & Monastero del San salvatore). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Ortigia, explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, steep yourself in history at Teatro Greco, and pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siracusa.

To plan Syracuse vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Enna to Syracuse in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can fly to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 4 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Change things up with these side-trips from Athens: Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae), Seahorse Dive Center (in Vari) and Fortress Palamidi (in Nafplio). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, visit Plaka, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Athens online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Syracuse to Athens takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. July in Athens sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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