14 days in Paris & Northwest Italy Itinerary

14 days in Paris & Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and wander the streets of Le Marais.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paris visit planner.

Fresno, USA to Paris is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Fresno to Paris. When traveling from Fresno in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 51°F by day to 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Milan.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Milan, Italy

— 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

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.
On the 27th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and then steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Milan visit planning app.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Milan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Milan are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Milan in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
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Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. November in Rome sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Venice, Italy

— 1 night

City of Romance

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace, and finally make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice tour itinerary planning app.

Fly from Rome to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Rome in December; daily highs in Venice reach 49°F and lows reach 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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