26 days in Italy, Paris & Athens Itinerary

26 days in Italy, Paris & Athens Itinerary

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26 days in Italy, Paris & Athens Itinerary

Start: Lima, Peru
Fly:  17 h
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly + Subway:  4 h 30 min
6
Athens, Greece
— 11 nights
Subway + Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Lima, Peru

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.
You've added Eiffel Tower, Trocadero, Pantheon, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Paris day trip planning site .

Lima, Peru to Paris is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Lima to Paris, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lima in September, plan for little chillier nights in Paris, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
Tour delle Merlate - Castello Sforzesco has been added to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Sun), examine the collection at Tour delle Merlate - Castello Sforzesco, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano.

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Fly from Paris to Milan in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in September, expect Milan to be somewhat warmer, temps between 29°C and 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Mon) before leaving for Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Teatro La Fenice, Gallerie dell'Accademia and San Giorgio Maggiore. On your second day here, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercati di Rialto, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Venice online vacation planner .

Traveling by train from Milan to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Wed) before leaving for Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
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San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Torre di Pisa, Piazza della Signoria, Basilica di Santa Croce, and other attractions. On the 26th (Wed), take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, then pause for some photo ops at Perseus Statue, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Florence day trip planning tool .

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Florence are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
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.
You've added Palatine Hill, Borghese Gallery, Spanish Steps, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September in Rome, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

11
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Acropolis of Athens has been added to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Acropolis Museum, explore and take pictures at Panathenaic Stadium, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Hephaestus.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Athens vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Rome to Athens takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Athens due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Athens are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. You will leave for home on the 12th (Fri).

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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