16 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

16 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Tagliacozzo, Italy
— 2 nights
Sorrento, Italy
— 1 night
Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
Train to Torino Porta Susa, Train to Paris
Paris, France
— 5 nights


Rome, Italy — 4 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore and Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls. Get some cultural insight at Galleria Borghese and Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini, make a trip to Cupola di San Pietro, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip builder site.

Weston, USA to Rome is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Weston to Rome. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rome when traveling from Weston in September, with lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tagliacozzo.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Side Trip
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Tagliacozzo, Italy — 2 nights

Tagliacozzo is a town and comune in the province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo, central Italy.HistoryTagliacozzo lies in an area inhabited in early historic times by the Aequi and the Marsi, although the first mentions of the town dates from the 11th century AD. Later it was a possession on the Orsini, who established a mint here. For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tagliacozzo visit planner.

You can drive from Rome to Tagliacozzo in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 59°F. You'll set off for Sorrento on the 16th (Fri).
Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Nightlife · Fun & Games
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Sorrento, Italy — 1 night

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
On the 16th (Fri), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Stabilimento Balneare Bagni Salvatore. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Peter 's Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Recommone, and then kick back and relax at Marina del Cantone.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sorrento day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tagliacozzo to Sorrento takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Tagliacozzo in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sorrento, with lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Siena.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Tours
Side Trip
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Siena, Italy — 2 nights

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): gain insight at Scuola di Cucina di Lella and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Siena trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Sorrento to Siena in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Siena when traveling from Sorrento in September, with lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Paris.
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Paris, France — 5 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seine River and Musee de l'Orangerie. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Army Museum and Latin Quarter. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Chantilly City (Chateau de Chantilly & Pavillon de Manse). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musee Rodin, explore the world behind art at Musee Marmottan Monet, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and take in the views from Pont Alexandre III.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planning website.

You can fly from Siena to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Siena in September, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 70°F and lows about 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Side Trip
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Italy travel guide

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.