32 days in Athens & Rome Itinerary

32 days in Athens & Rome Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 13 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 18 nights
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Athens, Greece

— 13 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Nafplio (Karonis Distillery, Nauplion Promenade, &more), Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio) and Planet Blue Diving Center (in Lavrio). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, and take a stroll through Monastiraki.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Athens online tour builder.

Toronto, Canada to Athens is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Athens due to the time zone difference. In January, Athens is much hotter than Toronto - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Rome, Italy

— 18 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Villa d'Este (in Tivoli) and Castello Orsini - Cesi - Borghese (in San Polo dei Cavalieri). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rome travel route planning site.

You can fly from Athens to Rome in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Rome is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in January, Rome is little chillier at night with lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips