15 days in France, Italy & Greece Itinerary

15 days in France, Italy & Greece Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
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Paris, France

— 4 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Seine River and Île de la Cité. Do some cultural sightseeing at Louvre Museum and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Paris day trip app.

Saskatoon, Canada to Paris is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 7 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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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 6th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Castello di Verrazzano and then get into the urban bustle at Comune Di Certaldo. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, kick back and relax at Easy Living, and then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Paris to Florence in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in August, with highs in Florence at 35°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Beaches

Side Trips

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Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online trip builder.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can fly to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Athens, Greece

— 4 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Poseidon. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Glyfada Beach, explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and make a trip to Erechtheion.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Athens online trip builder.

You can fly from Rome to Athens in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Athens. Traveling from Rome in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 29°C in Athens. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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France travel guide

4.3
Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Historic Sites
France has been the world's most popular tourist destination for decades, and geographically, it is one of the most diverse countries in Europe. Its cities are holiday hot spots and contain some of the greatest treasures in Europe, its countryside is prosperous and well tended, and it boasts dozens of major tourist attractions, like Paris, the French Riviera, the Atlantic beaches, the winter sport resorts of the French Alps, as well as the castles of the Loire Valley, Brittany, and Normandy. The country is renowned for its gastronomy, particularly wines and cheeses, as well as its history, culture, and fashion industry.

You'll find that the French people are very polite and may react coldly to you if you forget this. You might be surprised as you're greeted by other customers and the proprieter when you walk into a restaurant or a shop. Be sure to take your sightseeing off the beaten path in France. Besides the famous Eiffel Tower and the chic resorts of the Côte d'Azur (French Riviera) you'll find many places to visit in the form of museums filled with fine art, crafts, and archaeological relics, wonderful medieval villages and castles, diverse national parks, and local shopping direct from artisans themselves.

Whether you're touring the Christmas Markets or going skiing during winter, viewing the springtime influx of color in Provence, sunbathing on the Mediterranean coast in the summer, or watching the fall foliage against the backdrop of the châteaux in the Loire Valley, you're sure to find just the right place to be. Spring is a time when the tourist attractions are just starting to expand their hours, but it may still be cold in the mountainous regions and the north. Summer is the busiest time in France with the longest hours for many museums and attractions, but it's often when you will experience the most crowds. Winter in France is filled with winter carnivals, Christmas Markets, and of course, skiing. Fall is a time to celebrate the release of Beaujolais nouveau wine in November, as well as experience Nuit Blanche, a day in October when major attractions, museums, galleries, parks, and swimming pools remain open all night.

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Greece travel guide

4.2
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.