16 days in Athens & Rome Itinerary

16 days in Athens & Rome Itinerary

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16 days in Athens & Rome Itinerary

Start: Bangkok, Thailand
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Athens, Greece
— 8 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Bangkok, Thailand

8
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Step out of Athens to go to Sounio and see Temple of Poseidon, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and wander the streets of Plaka.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens day trip site .

Bangkok, Thailand to Athens is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Bangkok to Athens. Traveling from Bangkok in November, expect Athens to be cooler, temps between 22°C and 15°C. On the 18th (Mon), you'll travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Temple of Poseidon
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

5
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Callisto.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome travel route tool .

Traveling by flight from Athens to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in November, Rome is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. You'll set off for home on the 23rd (Sat).

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona

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