16 days in Italy & Corfu Town Itinerary

16 days in Italy & Corfu Town Itinerary

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Corfu Town, Greece
— 3 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
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Corfu Town, Greece

— 3 nights
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Step out of Corfu Town with an excursion to Paleokastritsa Beach in Paleokastritsa--about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a splash at Aqualand Corfu Water Park, step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace, make a trip to Spianada Square, and examine the collection at Casa Parlante.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town trip builder tool.

London, UK to Corfu Town is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Corfu Town due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in August: high temperatures in Corfu Town hover around 39°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Naples, Italy

— 3 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Venture out of the city with trips to Lupanar (in Pompeii), Amalfi (Museo della Carta, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more) and Ravello (Villa Rufolo & Villa Cimbrone Gardens). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, contemplate the long history of Galleria Borbonica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Naples road trip website.

Fly from Corfu Town to Naples in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Corfu Town to Naples, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Colosseum, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and then admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Spanish Steps, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Florence, Italy

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Battistero di San Giovanni, Duomo di Siena, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rome in August since evenings lows in Florence dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Milan, Italy

— 3 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Leolandia (in Capriate San Gervasio), Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo (in Suello) and La Citta Alta (in Bergamo). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, take in the spiritual surroundings of Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2, stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, and admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Milan day trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. August in Milan sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Corfu travel guide

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Beaches · Specialty Museums · Bars & Clubs
Island of the Phaeacians
Designated as a World Heritage Site, Corfu retains many reminders of the island's Venetian, British, and French heritage.The northernmost of the Ionian Islands, the mild-weathered city made it into mythology as the idyllic place where Poseidon enjoyed marital bliss with the nymph Korkyra. Allegedly named after this mythical beauty, the island offers a blend of well-developed seaside areas and pristine mountain ranges, popular with both package tourists and casual backpackers. The island's top attraction remains the pleasant city of Corfu, an architectural gem made for sightseeing on foot. The island also serves as a convenient jumping-off point for tours of the Albanian and Italian coastlines.

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.