8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 1 day
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Cannes, France
— 1 night
Antibes, France
— 4 nights


London, United Kingdom — 1 day

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): make a trip to Big Ben, then enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our London road trip website.

Chennai, India to London is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 5.5 hours. Traveling from Chennai in December, things will get cooler in London: highs are around 11°C and lows about 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 2 nights

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.
You've now added Eiffel Tower to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Tuileries, explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Paris journey planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Cannes.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Cannes, France — 1 night

Festival City

Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Le Suquet as well as Rue Meynadier. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): pick up some local products at Marche Forville, take a stroll through Le Suquet, and then don't miss a visit to Rue Meynadier.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cannes road trip planning site.

Getting from Paris to Cannes by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in December, you will find days in Cannes are somewhat warmer (17°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Antibes.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Antibes, France — 4 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.
You've added Provencal Papillon, Galerie du Faune, Musee de la Carte Postale, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Marché provençal, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and admire the masterpieces at Musee Picasso.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Antibes visit planner.

Antibes is just a short distance from Cannes. In December, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
Museums · Classes · Shopping · Historic Sites
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