10 days in Paris, Rome & Positano Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Positano, Italy
— 4 nights
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Paris, France — 2 nights

City of Light

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take a stroll through Île de la Cité, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ile Saint-Louis, and finally shop like a local with Champs-Elysees. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, take a stroll through Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Paris is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Milan in May: high temperatures in Paris hover around 64°F and lows are around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Explore hidden gems such as Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica and Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Change things up with a short trip to Duomo di Orvieto in Orvieto (about 1h 40 min away). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, stop by Trastevere, look for gifts at L'Artigianato, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in May, with highs in Rome at 75°F and lows at 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.
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Positano, Italy — 4 nights

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Shop till you drop at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Nana' Positano. Visit Duomo di Ravello and Villa Cimbrone Gardens for their historical value. Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Duomo di Salerno (in Salerno), Villa Rufolo (in Ravello) and Amalfi (Exclusive Cruises & Duomo di Sant'Andrea). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Tempio di Hera II, tour the water at your own pace with L'Uomo e il Mare, and kick back and relax at Fornillo.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Positano trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rome to Positano takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May in Positano, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can fly back home.
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