22 days in Greece, Rome & Barcelona Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Ithaca, Greece
— 2 nights
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Svoronata, Greece
— 3 nights
Drive to Kefallinia Airport, Fly to Rome
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly to Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport, Drive to Gouvia
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Gouvia, Greece
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Drive to Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport, Fly to Heraklion International Nikos Kazantzakis Airport, Drive to Heraklion
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Heraklion, Greece
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Athens, Greece — 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Attractions like Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: stop by Plaka, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Lycabettus, and admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Athens trip tool.

Jerusalem, Israel to Athens is an approximately 5-hour flight. July in Athens sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ithaca.
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Ithaca, Greece — 2 nights

Ithaca or Ithaka is a Greek island located in the Ionian Sea, off the northeast coast of Kefalonia and to the west of continental Greece.Ithaca's main island has an area of 96km2 and had a population in 2011 of 3,231. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): kick back and relax at Mprosta Aetos, kick back and relax at Filiatro Beach, then explore the activities along Vathy Bay, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Relax and Relief. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Paralia Frikes, then kick back and relax at Polis Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Aspros Gialos Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ithaca sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Athens to Ithaca in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Athens in July, plan for little chillier nights in Ithaca, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Svoronata.
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Svoronata, Greece — 3 nights

Attractions like Fishing Tourism Kefalonia Michalis and Fteri Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Svoronata to Lixouri to see Petani Beach about 58 minutes away.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Svoronata trip planning tool.

Traveling by journey from Ithaca to Svoronata takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kids will enjoy Colosseum and Piazza Navona. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rome tour itinerary planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Svoronata to Rome. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Svoronata to Rome. July in Rome sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 5 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kids will enjoy Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic). Venture out of the city with trips to La playa de Tamariu (in Tamariu), Lloret de Mar (Candy Bubble, PlayVR Lloret, &more) and Platja Fonda (in Begur). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Parc Guell, get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and wander the streets of Las Ramblas.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona route builder tool.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Rome, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Barcelona, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Gouvia.
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Gouvia, Greece — 3 nights

Bring the kids along to Aqualand Corfu Water Park and Kalami Ski School. Step out of Gouvia with an excursion to St. Spyridon First Beach in Agios Spyridonas--about 46 minutes away.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Gouvia tour itinerary planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Barcelona to Gouvia with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Gouvia, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Heraklion.
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Heraklion, Greece — 2 nights

Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Aegeo Spas. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Kazantzakis Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at CRETAquarium, then get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, then get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Heraklion travel itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Gouvia to Heraklion with the Route module. When traveling from Gouvia in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Heraklion: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can fly back home.
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Greece travel guide

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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.
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