8 days in Paris & Iceland Itinerary

8 days in Paris & Iceland Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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Paris, France — 4 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and National Museum of Natural History. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Musee National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet, visit Latin Quarter, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Paris day trip planning app.

Newark, USA to Paris is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in December, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Reykjavik.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Reykjavik, Iceland — 3 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Step off the beaten path and head to Thingvellir National Park and National Museum of Iceland. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Horseback Riding Tours. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, enjoy breathtaking views from Perlan, and pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip itinerary website.

Fly from Paris to Reykjavik in 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in December, expect Reykjavik to be a bit cooler, temps between 36°F and 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums
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Iceland travel guide

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Waterfalls · Spas · Churches
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.
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