16 days in France, Italy & Greece Itinerary

16 days in France, Italy & Greece Itinerary

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16 days in France, Italy & Greece Itinerary

Start: Seattle, United States
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
train + subway:  1​h 30​min
4
Sorrento, Italy
— 2 nights
ferry or train to Naples then flight to Mykonos:  6​h
5
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h
6
Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h 30​min
End: Seattle, United States

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum.

Before you visit Paris, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Seattle, USA to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Seattle to Paris, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In October in Paris, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 48°F at night. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

2
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.
On the next day, appreciate the history behind Piazza dei Signori, contemplate the long history of Piazza dei Signori, then admire the landmark architecture of Venetian Arsenal, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally take a stroll through Cannaregio.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Venice online tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Paris to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Venice are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Piazza dei Signori, Piazza dei Signori
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Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Piazza dei Signori ©
Piazza dei Signori
Ponte di Rialto ©
Ponte di Rialto

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. You'll discover tucked-away gems like San Pietro in Vincoli and Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, and make a trip to Piazza Navona.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip builder app .

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Venice in October, expect nights in Rome to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 73°F. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sun) before leaving for Sorrento.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura ©
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

2
nights
Sorrento, Italy

Sorrento ©
A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Head to Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Tesori di Sorrentofor some retail therapy. Let the collections at Museobottega della Tarsialignea and Correale di Terranova Museum capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sorrento: Amalfi (Cloister del Paradiso, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, & more) and Duomo di Ravello (in Ravello). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Sant'Antonino, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Sorrento, and take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Comunale.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sorrento trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train and subway from Rome to Sorrento in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sorrento, with lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello, Monastero di San Paolo, Church of Santa Maria Assunta
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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela ©
Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela

2
nights
Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
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.
To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Mykonos Town driving holiday site .

Getting from Sorrento to Mykonos Town by combination of train and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 63°F. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Monastery of Panayia Tourliani, Paradise Beach
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Monastery of Panayia Tourliani ©
Monastery of Panayia Tourliani
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Paraportiani Church ©
Paraportiani Church

2
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 24th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, view the masterpieces at MATI Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, then examine the collection at The Santozeum Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Tzamia - Krystalla Art Gallery Santorini. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Dominican Sisters, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, examine the collection at Megaro Gyzi Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Lignos Folklore Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Three Bells of Fira.

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You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. October in Fira sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 64°F at night. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Fira

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Museum of Prehistoric Thira ©
Museum of Prehistoric Thira
Lignos Folklore Museum ©
Lignos Folklore Museum
The Santozeum Museum ©
The Santozeum Museum

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