28 days in Greece, Rome & Positano Itinerary

28 days in Greece, Rome & Positano Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
Drive
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Positano, Italy
— 6 nights
Ferry to Sorrento, Fly to Fira
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Fira, Greece
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly
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Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy — 6 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, make a trip to Spanish Steps, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rome route planner.

Sydney, Australia to Rome is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Rome is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Sydney in September, expect Rome to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Positano.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Side Trips

Positano, Italy — 6 nights

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Get out of town with these interesting Positano side-trips: Fiordo di Furore (in Furore), Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Amalfi Coast Drive, &more) and Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Duomo di Ravello, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, look for gifts at Feludei, and get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Positano trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Rome to Positano takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Positano, with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Fira.
Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife
Side Trips

Fira, Greece — 5 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, wineries, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, stroll through Red Beach, explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, and kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Fira journey planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Positano to Fira in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Positano to Fira, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches
Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Greece — 4 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mykonos Town: Delos (Archaeological Site of Delos & Mount Kynthos). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Little Venice, kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, stroll through Agios Sostis Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mykonos Town planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Athens.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods
Side Trips

Athens, Greece — 5 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Archea Korinthos (in Corinth), Nauplion Promenade (in Nafplio) and Corinth Canal (in Isthmia). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, and stop by Plaka.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Athens road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Side Trips

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.