17 days in Western Europe, Zadar & Split Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 1 night
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Gordes, France
— 4 nights
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Antibes, France
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Ancona, Italy
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Zadar, Croatia
— 1 night
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Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
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Paris, France — 1 night

City of Light

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and then admire the striking features of La Madeleine.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Paris holiday planner.

Newark, USA to Paris is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Paris is 6 hours. Traveling from Newark in June, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 74°F and lows about 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to fly to Gordes.
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Gordes, France — 4 nights

Gordes is a commune in the Vaucluse département in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Do some cultural sightseeing at Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque and Carrieres des Lumieres. The adventure continues: hike along Les Gorges de Veroncle, go for a walk through Vieille Ville de Gordes, and delve into the distant past at Village des Bories.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Gordes trip planner.

Fly from Paris to Gordes in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Paris in June, expect Gordes to be somewhat warmer, temps between 83°F and 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Antibes.
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Antibes, France — 2 nights

Diamond of the French Riviera

The prosperous French Riviera resort town of Antibes is a popular summer destination featuring tons of beaches to suit couples, families, and any type of lifestyle, along with dozens, if not hundreds of cafes, bars, and salons de thé (tea) along the Mediterranean coast.
Get a sense of the local culture at Lérins Islands and La Croisette. Step out of Antibes with an excursion to Le Suquet in Cannes--about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll through Juan les Pins Main Beach, steep yourself in history at Villa Eilenroc, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle Saint-Bernardin, and explore the world behind art at Musee Picasso.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Antibes trip builder app.

Drive from Gordes to Antibes in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Gordes in June, you will find days in Antibes are slightly colder (76°F), and nights are about the same (65°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Piazzale Michelangelo and Castello del Trebbio are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Maneggio Guelfi Neri - Passeggiate a cavallo nel chianti (in Montespertoli) and Azienda Agricola Altiero (Winery) (in Greve in Chianti). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Antibes to Florence by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Traveling from Antibes in June, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around 65°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 83°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ancona.
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Ancona, Italy

Ancona is a city and a seaport in the Marche region in central Italy, with a population of around 101,997. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Della Santa Casa.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ancona online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Ancona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In June in Ancona, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 62°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Zadar.
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Zadar, Croatia — 1 night

Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) and then don't miss a visit to Zadar Land City Gates.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Zadar tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ancona to Zadar takes 9 hours. In June, daytime highs in Zadar are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Split.
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Split, Croatia — 4 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Diocletian's Palace and Wine Tours & Tastings are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Split: Historic City of Trogir (in Trogir) and Mastrinka - Old Olive Tree (in Kastel Stafilic). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, get a new perspective on nature at Diocletians Dream, and stroll through Marjan Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Split trip website.

You can drive from Zadar to Split in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Zadar in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Split, with lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.
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