8 days in South of France & Italy Itinerary

8 days in South of France & Italy Itinerary

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8 days in South of France & Italy Itinerary

Start: Athens, Greece
Fly:  6​h
1
Calvi, France
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  13​h
2
Carloforte, Italy
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Cabras, Italy
— 3 nights
+3
train + foot + Fly + train:  6​h
4
Assisi, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Athens, Greece

1
night
Calvi, France

Calvi is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.It is the seat of the Canton of Calvi, which contains Calvi and one other commune, Lumio. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Citadelle de Calvi, then look for all kinds of wild species at Punta Spano, then enjoy the sand and surf at Aregno Beach, and finally enjoy the sea views from Phare de la Pietra.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Calvi trip itinerary builder website .

Athens, Greece to Calvi is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Calvi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Athens in July: high temperatures in Calvi hover around 34°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Carloforte.

Things to do in Calvi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Aregno Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Aregno Beach ©
Aregno Beach
Citadelle de Calvi ©
Citadelle de Calvi

1
day
Carloforte, Italy

Carloforte ©
Carloforte is a fishing and resort town of located on Isola di San Pietro, approximately 7km off the southwestern coast of Sardinia, in southern Sardinia, Italy.HistoryAccording to a legend, a local church was founded in the early 14th century in honour of hundreds of participants to the so-called Children's Crusade of 1212 who perished in a shipwreck just off the island on their way to North Africa during a gale. On the 5th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Cala Fico, kick back and relax at Capo Sandalo, and then kick back and relax at Punta Delle Colonne.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Carloforte trip maker website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Calvi to Carloforte. When traveling from Calvi in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Carloforte: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cabras.

Things to do in Carloforte

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Spiaggia di Cala Fico ©
Spiaggia di Cala Fico
Cape Sandalo ©
Cape Sandalo

3
nights
Cabras, Italy

Cabras ©
Looking out onto a vast coastline from the southern shore of the lake, Cabras represents an ancient village best known for its rare historical finds that date as far back as the Neolithic times.
Do some cultural sightseeing at S'Archittu and Penisola del Sinis - Isola di Mal di Ventre. Get in touch with nature at Spiaggia Mari Ermi and Capo San Marco. Step out of Cabras to go to San Vero Milis and see I Gatti di Su Pallosu, which is approximately 32 minutes away.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cabras driving holiday planner .

Getting from Carloforte to Cabras by car takes about 3 hours. July in Cabras sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Assisi.

Things to do in Cabras

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Capo San Marco, S'Archittu, I Gatti di Su Pallosu
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Spiaggia Mari Ermi ©
Spiaggia Mari Ermi
S'Archittu ©
S'Archittu

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Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Assisi trip itinerary planning website .

Do a combination of train, flight, and bus from Cabras to Assisi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In July in Assisi, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites
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San Damiano ©
San Damiano
Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara

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