18 days in France, Italy & Greece Itinerary

18 days in France, Italy & Greece Itinerary

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Start: Valencia, Spain
Fly:  5 h
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h
2
Pisa, Italy
— 1 day
3
Pisa, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  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.
Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Palace of Versailles and Montmartre are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see The Trianons & The Hamlet about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Paris road trip website.

Valencia, Spain to Paris is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Valencia in April; daily highs in Paris reach 60°F and lows reach 42°F. On the 7th (Tue), you're off to Pisa.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Versailles
Highlights from your plan
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, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally make a trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Pisa trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Paris to Pisa by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Paris in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Pisa: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Pisa.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
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 photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Pisa trip itinerary planning website.

Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Pisa

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Sentiero n. 7b - Via delle Ginestre, Nona - Matanna da Stazzema

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Galleria Borghese and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. Get outdoors at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Colle del Gianicolo. The adventure continues: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rome online tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Pisa to Rome by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) 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
Highlights from your plan
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 13th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, wander the streets of Piazza dei Martiri, explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, thenwander the streets of Decumani di Napoli, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Naples itinerary builder website.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 2 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. On the 15th (Wed), you're off to Athens.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
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 15th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Glyfada Beach. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Plaka, thenget engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, and finally explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Athens travel route builder website.

You can fly from Naples to Athens in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Naples to Athens is 1 hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
Highlights from your plan
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, thenexplore the ancient world of Akrotiri, thenstroll through Red Beach, and finally examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos. Keep things going the next day: gain insight at MATI Art Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Lignos Folklore Museum, examine the collection at Megaro Gyzi Museum, thenexplore the galleries of Ernesto Workshop & Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Tzamia - Krystalla Art Gallery Santorini.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Fira trip planner.

You can fly from Athens to Fira in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April, daytime highs in Fira are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. You'll set off for home on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Fira

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Prehistoric Thira ©
Museum of Prehistoric Thira
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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