21 days in Athens & Paris Itinerary

21 days in Athens & Paris Itinerary

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Start: Austin, United States
+2
Drive + Fly + Subway:  17 h 45 min
1
Athens, Greece
— 8 nights
Fly:  7 h
2
Paris, France
— 11 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Austin, United States

8
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Acropolis Museum and Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum. Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Hephaestus are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Astir Beach (in Vouliagmeni), ARCHELON Τhe Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece (in Glyfada) and Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio). There's much more to do: stop by Plaka, contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Lycabettus.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip planning website.

Austin, USA to Athens is an approximately 18- hour combination of car, flight, and subway. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Austin to Athens, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Austin, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Athens, ranging from highs of 91°F to lows of 75°F. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Glyfada, Astir Beach, Temple of Poseidon
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

11
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.
Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Arc de Triomphe and Palace of Versailles. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Arboretum des Grandes Bruyères (in Ingrannes), Chartres Cathedral (in Chartres) and Chateau de Fontainebleau (in Fontainebleau). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Athens to Paris in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in July, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between 79°F and 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyères, Palace of Versailles, Chartres Cathedral, Chateau de Fontainebleau, Les Beaux Monts
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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