18 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

18 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Naples, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Paris, France
— 4 nights

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Visit Doge's Palace and Basilica of St. Anthony for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to St Mark's Campanile and Scrovegni Chapel. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice online visit planner.

New York City, USA to Venice is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Venice due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Pitti Palace. Discover out-of-the-way places like Piazza del Campo and Palazzo Vecchio. Go for a jaunt from Florence to Siena to see Duomo di Siena about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence driving holiday planning site.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Florence are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Siena
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Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel will appeal to museum buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore and V Lounge Beach Club. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): make a trip to Pompeii Archaeological Park, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, and then kick back and relax at Fornillo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Catacombe di San Gaudioso, pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally steep yourself in history at Villa Cimbrone Gardens.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Naples day trip planning website.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In July in Naples, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 5th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravello, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Fornillo, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
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Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Cloister of Santa Chiara ©
Cloister of Santa Chiara

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Naples to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Naples in July, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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