18 days in Italy, Paris & Hamburg Itinerary

18 days in Italy, Paris & Hamburg Itinerary

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Fly
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly to Milan Malpensa, Train to Verona
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Verona, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive
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Levanto, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive to Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport, Fly to Hamburg Airport
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Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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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.
Visiting Île de la Cité and Paris Plage will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Louvre Museum and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Musee Rodin, contemplate the long history of Place de la Bastille, contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Paris sightseeing app.

Detroit, USA to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Detroit to Paris. Expect little chillier evenings in Paris when traveling from Detroit in July, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Verona.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:

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Verona, Italy

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Step off the beaten path and head to Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore and Basilica di Santa Anastasia. You'll explore and learn at Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali and Casa di Giulietta. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verona: Castel Thun (in Ton), Scaliger Castle in Malcesine (in Malcesine) and Parco Grotta Cascata Varone (in Tenno). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family, take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), and listen to music at Arena di Verona.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Verona trip maker app.

Getting from Paris to Verona by combination of flight and train takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In July, Verona is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of 88°F and lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Levanto.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 1:

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Levanto, Italy

Levanto is a comune (municipality) in the province of La Spezia in the Italian region Liguria, located about 60km southeast of Genoa and about 20km northwest of La Spezia. Appreciate the collections at Castello di Bardi and Compiano Castle. Do some cultural sightseeing at Castello Doria and Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Levanto: Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza (in Monterosso al Mare), La Baia Blu - Stabilimento Balneare (in Lerici) and Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro (in Tellaro). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Levanto Beach, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Vigoleno, stroll through Spiaggia di Fegina, and enjoy the sea views from Faro di Portofino.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, use the Levanto road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Verona to Levanto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Levanto

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 6:

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Hamburg, Germany

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
On the 6th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marienkirche. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Wildpark Schwarze Berge and then identify plant and animal life at Wildpark Lueneburger Heide.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Hamburg online route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Levanto to Hamburg. August in Hamburg sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:

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Paris, France

City of Light

Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and then take a stroll through Ile Saint-Louis. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Paris travel planning site.

Traveling by flight from Hamburg to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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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.