12 days in Paris, Venice & Rome Itinerary

12 days in Paris, Venice & Rome Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: San Francisco, United States

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle, admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Paris travel itinerary planner.

San Francisco, USA to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 9 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 64°F by day to 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Canal Grande and Doge's Palace. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, see the interesting displays at Ca' Rezzonico, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Venice tour itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Paris to Venice in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Venice: highs are around 72°F and lows about 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Colosseum and Palatine Hill will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, take an in-depth tour of Musei Capitolini, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rome online itinerary maker.

Fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May in Rome, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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