16 days in Athens & Province of Venice Itinerary

16 days in Athens & Province of Venice Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 7 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 7 nights

7
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Acropolis of Athens and Plaka. Spend the 14th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Athens vacation planner.

Minneapolis, USA to Athens is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Minneapolis in May: high temperatures in Athens hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

7
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kids will enjoy Canal Grande and Ponte di Rialto. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Museo Correr, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

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You can fly from Athens to Venice in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Venice. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Athens in May, with highs in Venice at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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