22 days in Tbilisi, Athens & Colmar Itinerary

22 days in Tbilisi, Athens & Colmar Itinerary

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Tbilisi, Georgia
— 5 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 6 nights
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Fly to Basel, Shuttle to St Louis, Train to Colmar
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Colmar, France
— 8 nights
Train to Basel, Bahnhof SBB, Fly to Bengaluru

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Tbilisi, Georgia

— 5 nights
On the bank of the Mtkvari River and at the foot of Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi's location has given the city strategic significance since it was founded in the 5th century.
Escape the urban bustle at All Around Georgia - Tours by Davit and Rustaveli Avenue. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Walking tours and The Bridge of Peace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tbilisi: Mtskheta (The City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta & Jvari Church). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Tsminda Sameba Cathedral, look for gifts at Chacha Corner, explore the world behind art at State Museum of Georgian Folk Music and Musical Instruments, and explore the historical opulence of Narikala Fortress.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Tbilisi trip itinerary maker tool.

Chennai, India to Tbilisi is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Tbilisi is minus 1.5 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Chennai in January: high temperatures in Tbilisi hover around 7°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Outdoors

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Athens, Greece

— 6 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get outdoors at Mount Lycabettus and Blueblanc Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre and Anafiotika. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Nauplion Promenade (in Nafplio) and Lion Gate (in Mycenae). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, appreciate the extensive heritage of Philopappos Hill, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Athena Nike.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Athens travel planner.

Getting from Tbilisi to Athens by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Tbilisi to Athens due to the time zone difference. In January, Athens is somewhat warmer than Tbilisi - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Colmar.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Colmar, France

— 8 nights

Little Venice

Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
Escape the urban bustle at La Station Du Lac-Blanc and Gerardmer Ski. Explore hidden gems such as Old Town and Cascade du Heidenbad. Venture out of the city with trips to Ballon d'Alsace (in Lepuix), La Planche des Belles Filles (in Plancher-les-Mines) and La Bresse (Wiidoo Gliss, Lac de Lispach, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise St-Martin, take in the dramatic scenery at Saut du Bouchot, stroll through Le Saut de la Bourrique, and go for a walk through Grand Rue De Colmar.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Colmar trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, shuttle, and train from Athens to Colmar takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Athens to Colmar, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Athens in January; daily highs in Colmar reach 7°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colmar

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

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