15 days in Florence, Rome & Paris Itinerary

15 days in Florence, Rome & Paris Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner

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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.
Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Duomo di Siena for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida), Castello di Monteriggioni (in Monteriggioni) and Siena (Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, Battistero di San Giovanni, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Florence vacation planning website.

Washington DC, USA to Florence is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. October in Florence sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus. Popular historic sites such as Pantheon and Vatican Museums are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, admire the striking features of Cupola di San Pietro, and admire the masterpieces at Musei Capitolini.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in November, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Popular historic sites such as Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Montmartre are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry), Versailles (L'Orangerie, The Hall of Mirrors, &more) and Evasion Canine (in Fontainebleau). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Le Marais, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and admire the striking features of Louvre Museum.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Paris online travel route planner.

Getting from Rome to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in November, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 51°F and lows about 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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