13 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

13 days in Asia & Europe Itinerary

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
— 1 day
Fly
2
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
5
Annecy, France
— 1 night
Train
6
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly
7
Akrotiri, Greece
— 1 day
Drive
8
Elafonisos, Greece
— 1 day
Drive
9
Nafplio, Greece
— 1 day
Drive
10
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
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Dammam, Saudi Arabia

— 1 day
Plan a holiday to Dammam for breathtaking views of pristine scenery in a city that bursts with picture-perfect parks boasting patches of lush lawn and vibrant floral displays.
To find where to stay and more tourist information, read our Dammam journey planner.

Riyadh to Dammam is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. January in Dammam sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 20th (Sun), you're off to Venice.

Things to do in Dammam

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Venice, Italy

— 1 night

City of Romance

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 21st (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally take a stroll through Cannaregio. On the next day, visit Campo del Ghetto, look for gifts at Le Perle, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice road trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dammam to Venice. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dammam to Venice. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Dammam in January: highs in Venice hover around 9°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then look for gifts at Antica Erboristeria San Simone, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then contemplate the long history of Piazza San Giovanni, then take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Venice in January, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Milan, Italy

— 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 25th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then look for gifts at Libreria dell'Automobile - International motoring bookstore, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and finally shop like a local with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

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Traveling by train from Florence to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Florence in January; daily highs in Milan reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Annecy.

Things to do in Milan

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Annecy, France

— 1 night

Venice of the Alps

The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
On the 26th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de la Brune and then explore the activities along Lake Annecy.

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You can drive from Milan to Annecy in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. In January in Annecy, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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.
On the 27th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and then wander the streets of Le Marais. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, then wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, then wander the streets of Montmartre, and finally shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Paris tour planner.

Traveling by train from Annecy to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January in Paris, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Akrotiri, Greece

— 1 day

Greek Pompeii

Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): stop by Faros Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Perissa Black Sand Beach, then kick back and relax at Red Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Akrotiri trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Akrotiri by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, taxi, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Akrotiri is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in January; daily highs in Akrotiri reach 17°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Elafonisos.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Elafonisos, Greece

— 1 day
Elafonisos is a small Greek island between the Peloponnese and Kythira. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Lefki Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pounta Beach.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Elafonisos trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Akrotiri to Elafonisos takes 14.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nafplio.

Things to do in Elafonisos

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Nafplio, Greece

— 1 day
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
On the 31st (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Arvanitia beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kantia Beach, and then look for gifts at Olive Tree Boutique.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Nafplio trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Elafonisos to Nafplio in 4 hours. January in Nafplio sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): wander the streets of Monastiraki, then don't miss a visit to Ermou Street, then stop by Ermou Spirits Cava Pittaras Trade Beverages, and finally wander the streets of Plaka.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Athens trip builder site.

Getting from Nafplio to Athens by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in January, things will get a bit warmer in Athens: highs are around 15°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Neighborhoods · Shopping

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
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.