32 days in Italy, France & Athens Itinerary

32 days in Italy, France & Athens Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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Nice, France
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 9 nights

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny), Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more) and Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, wander the streets of Le Marais, and admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris online visit planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Paris is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in June; daily highs in Paris reach 27°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Art Museum
Louvre Museum
4.6
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World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
4.0

4
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Nice, France

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Step out of Nice with an excursion to Saint-Paul de Vence in St-Paul-de-Vence--about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, and take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nice route builder tool.

You can fly from Paris to Nice in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Nice, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Food Tours
4.9
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Neighborhood
Vieille Ville
4.7
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Aquarium
Marineland
2.9

2
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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

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 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Venice travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Nice in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Venice, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
4.7
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Water Body
Canal Grande
4.8
Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
4.4

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step out of Florence to go to Pisa and see Leaning Tower of Pisa, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
4.5
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World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, take a stroll through Trastevere, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rome road trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Colosseum
4.7
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Must see
Trevi Fountain
4.4
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World heritage site
Pantheon
4.8

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Corinth (Akrokorinthos & Archea Korinthos), Nafplio (Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Fortress Palamidi, &more) and Mycenae (Archaeological Site Mycenae & Lion Gate). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and wander the streets of Monastiraki.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Athens travel route planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Athens takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Athens due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Athens are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Acropolis of Athens
4.7
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History Museum
Acropolis Museum
4.7
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World heritage site
Archaeological Site Mycenae
4.4

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