11 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

11 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Train to Garibaldi, Train to Vico Equense - Corso Filangieri, Bus to Amalfi
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Amalfi, Italy
— 1 night
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Paris, France

— 3 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Palace of Versailles and Arc de Triomphe. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, take a stroll through Montmartre, and enjoy the sand and surf at Paris Plage.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

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Venice, Italy

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, take a stroll through Cannaregio, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and finally explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 87°F and 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then stroll through Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Loggia dei Lanzi, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and then do a tasting at Castello del Trebbio.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Florence attractions planner.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, steep yourself in history at Colosseum, then delve into the distant past at Forum of Augustus, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. July in Rome sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Amalfi, Italy

— 1 night

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): stroll through Villa Cimbrone Gardens, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, then shop like a local with Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Amalfi trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Rome to Amalfi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in July, expect nights in Amalfi to be somewhat warmer, around 77°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 84°F. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

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.