15 days in Florence, Rome & Paris Itinerary

15 days in Florence, Rome & Paris Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe vacation 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Crete Senesi. Shop till you drop at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri and Antica Erboristeria San Simone. Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico & Battistero di San Giovanni), Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip planner.

Washington, USA to Florence is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Florence when traveling from Washington in March, with lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · 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.
Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, tour the pleasant surroundings at Colle del Gianicolo, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rome road trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. March in Rome sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough 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.
Get in touch with nature at Île de la Cité and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. There's lots more to do: visit Le Marais, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in March, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between 53°F and 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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