18 days in France, Italy & Greece Itinerary

18 days in France, Italy & Greece Itinerary

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18 days in France, Italy & Greece Itinerary

Start: Valencia, Spain
Fly:  5​h
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Pisa, Italy
— 1 day
3
Pisa, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
5
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Valencia, Spain

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Montmartre, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and explore the activities along Seine River.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

Valencia, Spain to Paris is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Valencia in April: high temperatures in Paris hover around 60°F and lows are around 42°F. You will leave for Pisa on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Versailles
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

1
day
Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 7th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Baptistery of St. John, admire the striking features of Duomo di Pisa, then don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To find reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Pisa trip maker tool .

Getting from Paris to Pisa by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in April, you will find days in Pisa are a bit warmer (66°F), and nights are about the same (47°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
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Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Baptistery of St. John ©
Baptistery of St. John

2
nights
Pisa, Italy

Pisa
To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Pisa attractions planner.

Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Pisa

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Sentiero n. 7b - Via delle Ginestre, Nona - Matanna da Stazzema
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4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Pantheon. Museum-lovers will get to explore Galleria Borghese and Musei Capitolini. And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Callisto, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and steep yourself in history at Roman Forum.

For where to stay and more tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

You can fly from Pisa to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. April in Rome sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, take a stroll through Piazza dei Martiri, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, then take a stroll through Decumani di Napoli, and finally examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Naples journey maker app .

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. You'll set off for Athens on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Cloister of Santa Chiara ©
Cloister of Santa Chiara

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 14th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Glyfada Beach. On your second day here, take a stroll through Plaka, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, then stroll through Mount Lycabettus, and finally get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Athens day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Naples to Athens takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April, daytime highs in Athens are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
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Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

2
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, then kick back and relax at Red Beach, and finally examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at MATI Art Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Lignos Folklore Museum, then examine the collection at Megaro Gyzi Museum, then view the masterpieces at Ernesto Workshop & Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at Tzamia - Krystalla Art Gallery Santorini.

For other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Fira trip maker site .

Getting from Athens to Fira by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Fira are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. On the 20th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Museums Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
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Museum of Prehistoric Thira ©
Museum of Prehistoric Thira
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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