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

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Let the collections at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Siena (Battistero di San Giovanni & Wine Tours & Tastings). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, view the masterpieces at M.G. Design, soar above the sights with Ballooning in Tuscany, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Florence route planning site.

Washington DC, USA to Florence is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. In October in Florence, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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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. Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and ALEFBET. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and make a trip to Piazza Navona.

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Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Rome are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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Paris, France

— 5 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.
You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Get in touch with nature at Evasion Canine and Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Reflexologie Avon (in Avon) and Versailles (L'Orangerie, Palace of Versailles, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Le Marais, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

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Traveling by flight from Rome to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in October, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 62°F and 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Wildlife

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