15 days in Florence, Rome & Paris Itinerary

15 days in Florence, Rome & Paris Itinerary

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

— 5 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. Guardastelle Vineyard and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Duomo di San Gimignano (in San Gimignano), Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Siena (Battistero di San Giovanni, Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John, view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence journey tool.

Washington, USA to Florence is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Washington in April since evenings lows in Florence dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Wildlife

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Rome, Italy

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Escape the urban bustle at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Colle del Gianicolo. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and make a trip to Roman Forum.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip builder site.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Rome are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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Paris, France

— 4 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.
For shopping fun, head to Le Marais or Interios. Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry) and Evasion Canine (in Fontainebleau). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Paris tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Rome in May, with highs in Paris at 64°F and lows at 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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