14 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

14 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

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Paris, France
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Florence, Italy
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Bologna, Italy
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Venice, Italy
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Paris, France

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Rue du commerce, Atelier des Lumieres, Musee du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac, and other attractions. Step off the beaten path and head to Chateau de Chantilly and Ile Saint-Louis. Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and stop by Montmartre.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip planning site.

Nashville, USA to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Nashville to Paris. Traveling from Nashville in September, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 70°F and 53°F. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Gallerie Degli Uffizi. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Basilica San Vitale (in Ravenna) and Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano (in Bologna). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Pitti Palace, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence driving holiday planning app.

You can fly from Paris to Florence in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in September, with highs in Florence at 78°F and lows at 59°F. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bologna.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Bologna, Italy

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita, then get engrossed in the history at La Macchina del Tempo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Pietro, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Complesso Monumentale San Michele In Bosco.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Bologna trip maker app.

Take a train from Florence to Bologna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bologna can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Museums
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Venice, Italy

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Dorsoduro, Canal Grande and Piazza San Marco. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at San Giorgio Maggiore and Scuola Grande di San Rocco. Get some cultural insight at Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, &more). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Cannaregio, stop by Campo del Ghetto, admire the landmark architecture of Venetian Arsenal, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip maker app.

Traveling by train from Bologna to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In September in Venice, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

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.