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

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Battistero di San Giovanni will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida), Poggio al Bosco (in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Siena). And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, stop by Fattoria di Montefiridolfi, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip builder 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. In December in Florence, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus. Head to ALEFBET and Antica Frutteria delle Coppellefor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, wander the streets of Trastevere, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip planning website.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Paris, France

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.
Musee Rodin has been added to your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Champs-Elysees and Rue des Martyrs. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Evasion Canine (in Fontainebleau), Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry) and Reflexologie Avon (in Avon). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Le Marais, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, and visit Montmartre.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Paris online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Rome, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 47°F to lows of 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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