15 days in France, Italy & Greece Itinerary

15 days in France, Italy & Greece Itinerary

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15 days in France, Italy & Greece Itinerary

Start: Saskatoon, Canada
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Saskatoon, Canada

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Champs-Elysees are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, and contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

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Saskatoon, Canada to Paris is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Saskatoon to Paris due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

2
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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): do a tasting at Castello di Verrazzano and then take a stroll around Comune Di Certaldo. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, enjoy the sand and surf at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno, and then take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo.

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You can fly from Paris to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and 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. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Comune Di Certaldo, Castello di Verrazzano
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica.

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Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trastevere ©
Trastevere
St. Clement Basilica ©
St. Clement Basilica

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Athena Nike will appeal to history buffs. Acropolis Museum and Museum of Cycladic Art will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Athens to go to Sounio and see Temple of Poseidon, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Plaka, kick back and relax at Glyfada Beach, explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, and get great views at Mount Lycabettus.

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Fly from Rome to Athens in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Rome in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Athens, with lows of 29°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Temple of Poseidon, Glyfada Beach
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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