36 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

36 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
2
Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Bologna, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
9
Montepulciano, Italy
— 2 nights
10
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
11
Naples, Italy
— 3 nights
12
Bari, Italy
— 2 nights
13
Lecce, Italy
— 2 nights
14
Pisa, Italy
— 2 nights
15
Lucca, Italy
— 1 night
16
Genoa, Italy
— 3 nights

2
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Orléans Cathedral and Sainte-Chapelle. Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Step out of Paris with an excursion to The Hall of Mirrors in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis.

Plan trip to Paris with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Belo Horizonte to Paris is 4 hours. Traveling from Belo Horizonte in September, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Turin.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

The Hall of Mirrors, Orléans Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Orléans Cathedral ©
Orléans Cathedral

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Turin, Italy

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacra di San Michele, and then admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Solferino, then see the interesting displays at Forte di Bard, and finally make a trip to Basilica of Superga.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Turin holiday maker app.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Turin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Forte di Bard, Basilica of Superga, Sacra di San Michele
Highlights from your plan
Sacra di San Michele ©
Sacra di San Michele
Museo Nazionale del Cinema ©
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile ©
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile

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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.
On the 6th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then steep yourself in history at Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and finally go for a walk through I Navigli.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Milan trip planner.

You can take a train from Turin to Milan in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Turin in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Milan: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Il Cenacolo ©
Il Cenacolo
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano

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Verona, Italy

Verona ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Castello Scaligero, then make a trip to Borghetto sul Mincio, and then admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Te. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Grotte di Catullo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, and finally see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Verona trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Milan to Verona in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife

Side Trips

Sirmione, Palazzo Te, Borghetto sul Mincio
Highlights from your plan
Castello Scaligero ©
Castello Scaligero
Basilica di Santa Anastasia ©
Basilica di Santa Anastasia
Grotte di Catullo ©
Grotte di Catullo

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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.
On the 10th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then visit Cannaregio, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Venice visit planner.

Getting from Verona to Venice by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore

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nights
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 12th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, examine the collection at La Macchina del Tempo, then examine the collection at Museo Ferrari, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Modena. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Basilica San Vitale, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Estense, then sample the fine beverages at Acetaia Villa San Donnino, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Madonna di San Luca.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bologna online tour planner.

You can drive from Venice to Bologna in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bologna can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Modena, Museo Ferrari, Basilica San Vitale, Castello Estense
Highlights from your plan
Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Piazza Maggiore ©
Piazza Maggiore
Duomo di Modena ©
Duomo di Modena

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nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, then take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary app.

Traveling by train from Bologna to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

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nights
Siena, Italy

Siena ©
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 16th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Battistero di San Giovanni, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, then don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia di San Galgano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Mangia, then browse the collection at Biblioteca Piccolomini, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Walls of Monteriggioni.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Siena trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Florence to Siena by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Montepulciano.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Walls of Monteriggioni, Abbazia di San Galgano
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano

2
nights
Montepulciano, Italy

Montepulciano ©
Perched on a limestone ridge in the heart of Tuscany, Montepulciano is known worldwide for its production of red wine, the Vino Noble.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): do a tasting at Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, do a tasting at Mate Winery, and then learn about winemaking at Podere Il Cocco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Eremo Le Celle, learn about winemaking at Famiglia Buccelletti Winery, do a tasting at Cantina Fattoria della Talosa, then make a trip to Piazza Grande a Montepulciano, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Val d'Orcia.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Montepulciano trip planning tool.

You can drive from Siena to Montepulciano in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Montepulciano

Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Montalcino, Famiglia Buccelletti Winery, Val d'Orcia, Eremo Le Celle
Highlights from your plan
Famiglia Buccelletti Winery ©
Famiglia Buccelletti Winery
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Podere Il Cocco ©
Podere Il Cocco

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Pantheon and Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano. St. Peter's Basilica and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, make a trip to Cupola di San Pietro, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip builder site.

Drive from Montepulciano to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Rome are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura ©
Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore

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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Underground Naples and Monte Cassino. Explore hidden gems such as Paestum Ruins and Gesu Nuovo Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Duomo di Ravello (in Ravello) and Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Catacombe di San Gennaro, go for a walk through Lungomare Caracciolo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Museo Cappella Sansevero, and stroll the grounds of Cimitero delle Fontanelle.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Naples trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September in Naples, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bari.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Monte Cassino, Paestum Ruins, Duomo di Ravello, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Le Vigne di Raito
Highlights from your plan
Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples
Catacombe di San Gennaro ©
Catacombe di San Gennaro
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins

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Bari, Italy

Bari ©
Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
On the 26th (Thu), make a trip to Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare, then explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Castellana, and then admire the striking features of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Trani, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Nicola.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bari sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Naples to Bari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Bari sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lecce.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare, I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site, Grotte di Castellana, Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta, Cattedrale di Trani
Highlights from your plan
I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site ©
Cattedrale di Trani ©
Cattedrale di Trani
Basilica San Nicola ©
Basilica San Nicola

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Lecce, Italy

Lecce ©
Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Lecce, contemplate the long history of Cattedrale Di Otranto, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Otranto. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Croce, examine the collection at Jewish Museum Lecce, then explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta della Poesia, then don't miss a visit to Centro Storico di Gallipoli, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lecce trip tool.

Traveling by car from Bari to Lecce takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Lecce, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Pisa.

Things to do in Lecce

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Otranto, Centro Storico di Gallipoli, Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, Grotta della Poesia
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Lecce ©
Duomo di Lecce
Centro Storico Otranto ©
Centro Storico Otranto
Cattedrale Di Otranto ©
Cattedrale Di Otranto

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Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): kick back and relax at Marigola Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Montecatini Alto, don't miss a visit to Knights’ Square, admire the striking features of Baptistery of St. John, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Camposanto, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at La Tintarelleria and then don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Pisa online holiday maker.

Traveling by flight from Lecce to Pisa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Pisa are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Lucca.

Things to do in Pisa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Montecatini Alto, Marigola Beach
Highlights from your plan
Montecatini Alto ©
Montecatini Alto
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Baptistery of St. John ©
Baptistery of St. John

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Lucca, Italy

Lucca ©
Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Villa Reale di Marlia, then learn about winemaking at Fattoria al Dotto, then contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca, and finally admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lucca travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Lucca takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Lucca

Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Villa Reale di Marlia
Highlights from your plan
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
St Martin Cathedral ©
St Martin Cathedral
Fattoria al Dotto ©
Fattoria al Dotto

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Genoa, Italy

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, get to know the fascinating history of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia Di San Martino, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Baia del Silenzio. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Spianata Castelletto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, then examine the collection at Galata Museo del Mare, and finally visit Boccadasse.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Genoa trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Lucca to Genoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Genoa are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Baia del Silenzio, Parrocchia Di San Martino
Highlights from your plan
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi ©
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi
Baia del Silenzio ©
Baia del Silenzio
Via Giuseppe Garibaldi ©
Via Giuseppe Garibaldi

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