32 days in Greece, France & Iceland Itinerary

32 days in Greece, France & Iceland Itinerary

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1
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 1 night
2
Fira, Greece
— 3 nights
3
Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
4
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
5
Nice, France
— 4 nights
6
Saint-Raphael, France
— 3 nights
7
Marseille, France
— 3 nights
8
Bayeux, France
— 2 nights
9
Paris, France
— 4 nights
10
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 4 nights

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night
Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take a stroll through Little Venice, thenmake a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and then examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach, sample the tasty concoctions at Mykonos Brewing Company, thendon't miss a visit to Kapopoulos Fine Arts, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town trip itinerary maker site.

Cape Town, South Africa to Mykonos Town is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Cape Town in December, you will find days in Mykonos Town are cooler (°C), and nights are little chillier (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Mykonos Brewing Company, Panormos Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

3
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Fira online route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Ancient Thera, Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel
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Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

2
nights
Heraklion, Greece

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and then contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, thenlearn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally experience rural life at Snail Farm and Fun.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Heraklion day trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos, Kazantzakis Museum, Snail Farm and Fun
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 7:
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Snail Farm and Fun ©
Snail Farm and Fun
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Step out of Athens with an excursion to Archaeological Site Mycenae in Mycenae--about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, and delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Athens trip tool.

Getting from Heraklion to Athens by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. December in Athens sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

4
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Nice, France

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Colgan's Brewery (in Mouans-Sartoux) and Galerie Lifetime Gallery (in Mougins). The adventure continues: stop by Vieille Ville, get to know the resident critters at Marineland, make a trip to Place Massena, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Nice day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Nice takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Nice. In December, daily temperatures in Nice can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Colgan's Brewery, Galerie Lifetime Gallery, Marineland
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Food Tours
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©

3
nights
Saint-Raphael, France

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Explore Saint-Raphael's surroundings by going to La Certosa di La Verne (in Bormes-Les-Mimosas), Kelys (in Sainte-Maxime) and Vivier Gallo-Romain des Issambres (in Roquebrune-sur-Argens). The adventure continues: make a trip to Massif de l'Esterel, appreciate the history behind Notre Dame d‘Afrique, hike along Les Balcons du Cap Roux, and look for gifts at Catalan Bougie.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Saint-Raphael trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Nice to Saint-Raphael takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nice in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Saint-Raphael, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

La Certosa di La Verne, Mont Vinaigre, Notre Dame d‘Afrique, Kelys, Domaine Val d'Iris
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Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Mont Vinaigre ©
Mont Vinaigre

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nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Aix-en-Provence (Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, Musee Granet, &more), Palais des Papes (in Avignon) and Laser game Evolution (in Les-Pennes-Mirabeau). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, explore the striking landscape at Calanques, take a memorable drive along Route des Cretes, and experience rural life at Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Marseille road trip planning app.

Drive from Saint-Raphael to Marseille in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Marseille can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Palais des Papes, Route des Cretes, Laser game Evolution, Calanques
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 20:
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Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras ©
Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes

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Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, thenget engrossed in the history at Pegasus Memorial, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bayeux trip maker site.

Getting from Marseille to Bayeux by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Marseille in December, expect nights in Bayeux to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Normandy American Cemetery, Pegasus Memorial, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

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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'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

Discover how to plan a Paris trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Bayeux to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. December in Paris sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Bruarfoss Waterfall (in Brekkuskogur), Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Reykjavik travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Paris to Reykjavik in 7 hours. Traveling from Paris to Reykjavik, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in December, things will get slightly colder in Reykjavik: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bruarfoss Waterfall, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Thingvellir National Park, Thermal Spas, Gullfoss Falls
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Food Tours
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas

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