53 days in Rome, Paris & London Itinerary

53 days in Rome, Paris & London Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Johannesburg, South Africa
Fly:  14 h
1
Rome, Italy
— 18 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Paris, France
— 17 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 17 nights
Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Johannesburg, South Africa

18
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.
Bring the kids along to Colosseum and Piazza Navona. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and delve into the mystery of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip site.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Rome is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, things will get cooler in Rome: highs are around 16°C and lows about 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

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

17
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.
Family-friendly places like Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum will thrill your kids. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Musee de la Corderie Vallois (in Notre-Dame-de-Bondeville), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, get your game on at Wildness, stop by Montmartre, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

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You can fly from Rome to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in January: highs in Paris hover around 8°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Rouen, Musee de la Corderie Vallois, Le Bois des Aigles, Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Le Bois des Aigles ©
Le Bois des Aigles
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

17
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Coca-Cola London Eye and National Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: The Race Hut Berkshire (in Slough), Burford (Onform London & Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens) and Otmoor (in Beckley). Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, tee off at Feldon Valley, get your game on at Cotswold Archery, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read London online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Bourton-on-the-Water, Burford, The Race Hut Berkshire, Cotswolds Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery

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