17 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

17 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Pistoia, Italy
— 1 night
4
Montese, Italy
— 1 night
5
Bologna, Italy
— 1 night
6
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
8
Paris, France
— 2 nights

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo Storico Piana delle Orme and Donnardea. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cattedrale di S. Clemente and Palazzo Chigi di Ariccia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Giardino di Ninfa (in Cisterna di Latina), Piazza Pozzo Dorico (in Cori) and Sanctuary of Giove Anxur (in Terracina). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castello Caetani, look for gifts at Sweet Sweet Way, delve into the distant past with Ars in Urbe - Associazione Culturale di Promozione Sociale, and revel in the low prices at Castel Romano Designer Outlet.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 4 hours. Traveling from Sao Paulo in March, things will get cooler in Rome: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Shopping Theme Parks

Side Trips

Sermoneta, Cattedrale di S. Clemente, Museo Storico Piana delle Orme, Giardino di Ninfa, Piazza Pozzo Dorico
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo Chigi di Ariccia ©
Palazzo Chigi di Ariccia
Museo Storico Piana delle Orme ©
Museo Storico Piana delle Orme
Giardino di Ninfa ©
Giardino di Ninfa

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Centro Storico di Siena, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Monteriggioni.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Florence trip website.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Pistoia.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Castello di Monteriggioni
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico
Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana ©
Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana

1
night
Pistoia, Italy

Pistoia ©
Pistoia is a city and comune in the Italian region of Tuscany, the capital of a province of the same name, located about 30km west and north of Florence and is crossed by the Ombrone Pistoiese, a tributary of the River Arno. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella del Tau, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Montecatini Alto, thensee the interesting displays at Villa Groppoli, and finally get to know the resident critters at Giardino Zoologico di Pistoia.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Pistoia attractions planning website.

You can drive from Florence to Pistoia in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Montese.

Things to do in Pistoia

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Montecatini Alto
Highlights from your plan
Giardino Zoologico di Pistoia ©
Giardino Zoologico di Pistoia
Montecatini Alto ©
Montecatini Alto
Cappella del Tau ©
Cappella del Tau

1
night
Montese, Italy

Montese ©
Montese is a town in the province of Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.During World War II, the town was liberated by Brazilian forces on 17 April 1945, after three days of battle against German forces.There is a neighborhood in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza, CE, named after the Italian city. On the 7th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oratorio di S. Sebastiano, see the interesting displays at Museo Diffuso della Linea Gotica, thenstep into the grandiose world of Rocca di Montese, thenget engrossed in the history at Museo Storico di Montese, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo La Scola.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Montese driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Pistoia to Montese takes 1.5 hours. April in Montese sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bologna.

Things to do in Montese

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Borgo La Scola
Highlights from your plan
Museo Storico di Montese ©
Museo Storico di Montese
Borgo La Scola ©
Borgo La Scola
Rocca di Montese ©
Rocca di Montese

1
night
Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
On the 8th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio, take an in-depth tour of Museo Civico Archeologico, take an in-depth tour of Palazzo Pepoli - Museo della Storia di Bologna, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di Madonna di San Luca, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Domenico.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bologna trip tool.

Traveling by car from Montese to Bologna takes 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Bologna

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museo Civico Archeologico ©
Museo Civico Archeologico
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano
Basilica di San Petronio ©
Basilica di San Petronio

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): get outside with Bahia del Sole, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Domenico, thenexamine the collection at Museo dell'Orologio, and finally contemplate the long history of Campo de le Gatte. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Ca' Roman, take in the waterfront at Diga Sottomarina, and then examine the collection at Museo dell'Aria.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Bologna to Venice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Outdoors Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Chioggia, Museo dell'Aria
Highlights from your plan
Diga Sottomarina ©
Diga Sottomarina
Museo dell'Aria ©
Museo dell'Aria
Museo dell'Orologio ©
Museo dell'Orologio

1
night
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): stroll around Parco della Vettabbia, admire the striking features of Case Operaie, and then stroll around Parco Agricolo Sud Milano.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Milan route planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April in Milan, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Milan

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Parco della Vettabbia ©
Parco della Vettabbia
Case Operaie ©
Case Operaie

2
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.
On the 12th (Sun), tee off at Golf de Saint-Marc, thenstep into the grandiose world of Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, and then admire the masterpieces at Barbizon School Museum (Musee de l'Ecole de Barbizon). On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: catch the contagious excitement of Hippodrome de Rambouillet.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Paris online itinerary planner.

Fly from Milan to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Milan in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Fun & Games Casinos Golf

Side Trips

Barbizon School Museum (Musee de l'Ecole de Barbizon), Golf de Saint-Marc, Hippodrome de Rambouillet, Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
Highlights from your plan
Golf de Saint-Marc ©
Golf de Saint-Marc
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte ©
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

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