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
— 6 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 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.
Appreciate the collections at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Duomo di Siena (in Siena), Crete Senesi (in Asciano) and Poggio Amorelli (in Castellina In Chianti). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and do a tasting at Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni.

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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. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Washington in January, with highs in Florence at 53°F and lows at 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Parks

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Rome, Italy

— 6 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Palatine Hill. You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Tesoro di San Pietro. There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, wander the streets of Trastevere, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

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Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Rome are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · 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.
Visit Eiffel Tower and Île de la Cité for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Evasion Canine and Ile Saint-Louis. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Les Sables du Cul du Chien (in Noisy-sur-Ecole) and Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Le Marais, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

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Getting from Rome to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in January, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 35°F, while days are little chillier, around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

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