15 days in Florence, Rome & Paris Itinerary

15 days in Florence, Rome & Paris Itinerary

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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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Florence, Italy

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Florence Academy of Fine Arts and M.G. Design. Do your shopping at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri and Pitti Mosaici. Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, Nature & Wildlife Tours, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary planner.

Washington, USA to Florence is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Washington to Florence, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In May in Florence, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

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Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

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 Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Museum-lovers will appreciate Galleria Borghese and Musei Capitolini. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, make a trip to Piazza Navona, take in the dramatic natural features at Colle del Gianicolo, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rome attractions planning tool.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Florence in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rome, with lows of 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Paris, France

— 6 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Fondation Claude Monet. Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles are in your itinerary. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm (in Saint-Aquilin-de-Pacy), Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry) and Collegiale Notre Dame (in Vernon). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Le Marais, wander the streets of Montmartre, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, and head off the coast to Île de la Cité.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Paris sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in May, things will get a bit cooler in Paris: highs are around 64°F and lows about 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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