18 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

18 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

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

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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 Museo Correr. Go for a jaunt from Venice to Padua to see Scrovegni Chapel about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia.

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New York City, USA to Venice is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. June in Venice sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Florence Academy of Fine Arts. 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 15 min away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

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Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°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

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Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese 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, explore the world behind art at Sistine Chapel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

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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 84°F, and evening lows to 65°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 · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

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Naples, Italy

— 3 nights
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, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally steep yourself in history at Villa Cimbrone Gardens.

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Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In July in Naples, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 70°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 · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Paris, France

— 4 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

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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 79°F and lows about 60°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

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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.