13 days in Greece, Paris & Geneva Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly to Santorini, Bus to Kamari
Kamari, Greece
— 2 nights
Paros, Greece
— 3 nights
Athens, Greece
— 1 night


Paris, France — 2 nights

City of Light

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Versailles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): explore the galleries of Louvre Museum.

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San Francisco, USA to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Paris is 9 hours. In April, Paris is slightly colder than San Francisco - with highs of 60°F and lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for the train ride to Geneva.
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip
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Geneva, Switzerland — 3 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geneva: Lausanne (The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) & Cathedrale de Lausanne). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, make a trip to The Flower Clock, take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, and get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève.

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You can take a train from Paris to Geneva in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Geneva are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kamari.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip
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Kamari, Greece — 2 nights

Kamari is a coastal village on the southeastern part of the Aegean island of Santorini, Greece, in the Cyclades archipelago with a population of approx. Get out of town with these interesting Kamari side-trips: Oia (Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, Eponymo, &more). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and kick back and relax at Red Beach.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Geneva to Kamari in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Geneva to Kamari, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Geneva in April, with highs in Kamari at 68°F and lows at 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Paros.
Parks · Outdoors · Wineries · Historic Sites
Side Trips
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Paros, Greece — 3 nights

Poor Man's Mykonos

Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Marathi Marble Quarries, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Ekatondapiliani, then step off the mainland to explore Parikia Town, and finally stop by Memories Jewellery. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Folklore Art Museum Of Cycladic Civilization Benetos & Popi Skiadas., then kick back and relax at Piso Aliki Beach, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Inner Space Yoga & Scuba Retreat.

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Getting from Kamari to Paros by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. In April in Paros, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Athens.
Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Athens, Greece — 1 night

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Greek Folk Art Museum (Museo Ellinikis Laikis Technis), then take a stroll through Plaka, and then contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos.

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Getting from Paros to Athens by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Greece travel guide

Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
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.