13 days in France, Italy & Geneva Itinerary

13 days in France, Italy & Geneva Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 5 nights
2
Lyon, France
— 1 day
3
Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
4
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights


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5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Montmartre are in your itinerary. Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: visit Le Marais, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Doha, Qatar to Paris is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Doha to Paris. Traveling from Doha in October, expect Paris to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

1
day
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon and then make a trip to Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere.

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Getting from Paris to Lyon by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums Historic Sites
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Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere

1
night
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 9th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Geneva trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Lyon to Geneva takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Geneva, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Milan.

Things to do in Geneva

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Milan trip planner.

You can fly from Geneva to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Geneva in October, Milan is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. On the 12th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Get a sense of the local culture at Piazza San Marco and St Mark's Campanile. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, wander the streets of Cannaregio, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and visit Campo del Ghetto.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Padua
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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