13 days in Italy, Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

13 days in Italy, Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

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Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 15 min
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Bengaluru, India

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
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 20th (Wed): make a trip to Spanish Steps. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then admire the striking features of Pantheon, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rome online holiday planner.

Bengaluru, India to Rome is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Rome. Traveling from Bengaluru in September, Rome is a bit cooler at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 23rd (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, then take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Florence road trip planning site.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip builder tool.

Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

1
night
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 27th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Geneva trip site.

You can fly from Venice to Geneva in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Venice in September, things will get slightly colder in Geneva: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Palais des Nations, Genève ©
Palais des Nations, Genève
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): discover the magic at Disneyland Paris. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then make a trip to Eiffel Tower, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Paris itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Geneva to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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