41 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

41 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
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Salerno, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Positano, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Amalfi, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive
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Siena, Italy
— 1 night
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San Gimignano, Italy
— 1 night
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Lucca, Italy
— 1 night
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Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 3 nights
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Bologna, Italy
— 3 nights
Train
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Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Padua, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rome road trip site.

Bengaluru, India to Rome is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Rome due to the time zone difference. In August in Rome, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can take a train to Naples.

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Trevi Fountain ©
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Trevi Fountain
4.4
Pantheon ©
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Pantheon
4.8

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Naples, Italy

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, then delve into the distant past at Terme del Foro, then brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, then see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Naples trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Salerno.

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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
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Pompeii Archaeological Park
4.6
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Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
4.6
Villa dei Misteri ©
Architectural Building
Villa dei Misteri
4.7

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Salerno, Italy

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Centro Storico Salerno, look for gifts at Bossa, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Agostino, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, then don't miss a visit to Promenade Trieste, and finally admire the natural beauty at Giardino della Minerva.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Salerno holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Naples to Salerno takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Naples in September, Salerno is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.

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Promenade Trieste ©
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Promenade Trieste
4.0

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Positano, Italy

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
On the 7th (Wed), kick back and relax at Spiaggia Grande, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then kick back and relax at Fornillo, and finally contemplate the long history of Church of Santa Maria Assunta.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Positano trip planner.

You can drive from Salerno to Positano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or ride a ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Amalfi.

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Fornillo ©
Beach
Fornillo
4.2

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Amalfi, Italy

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 8th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, stop by Bazar Florio, then examine the collection at Museo della Carta, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister del Paradiso.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Amalfi holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Positano to Amalfi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Florence.

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Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Religious Site
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
4.7
Duomo di Ravello ©
Religious Site
Duomo di Ravello
4.2

4
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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.
Step out of Florence with an excursion to Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida--about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, make a trip to Palazzo Vecchio, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Florence itinerary planner.

Getting from Amalfi to Florence by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Amalfi in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Florence, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Siena.

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Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4

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Siena, Italy

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Siena road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Siena sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to San Gimignano.

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Duomo di Siena ©
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Duomo di Siena
4.8
Torre del Mangia ©
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Torre del Mangia
4.6

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San Gimignano, Italy

Town of Fine Towers

A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of San Gimignano, then learn about winemaking at Guardastelle Vineyard, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di San Gimignano. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Torre Grossa, make a trip to San Gimignano Bell Tower, make a trip to Piazza della Cisterna, get engrossed in the history at Torre e Casa Campatelli, then learn about winemaking at Podere La Marronaia- Sosta Alle Colonne, and finally learn about winemaking at Tenuta Torciano.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Gimignano trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Siena to San Gimignano in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lucca.

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Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums
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1
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Lucca, Italy

City of a Hundred Churches

Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Start your trip to Lucca by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from San Gimignano to Lucca in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Lucca, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. You'll set off for Pisa on the 16th (Fri).

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Pisa, Italy

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Leaning Tower of Pisa, don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Camposanto, then admire the landmark architecture of Baptistery of St. John, and finally admire the striking features of Museo delle Sinopie.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Pisa vacation builder site.

Pisa is just a short distance from Lucca. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.

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Duomo di Pisa ©
World heritage site
Duomo di Pisa
4.7
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
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Leaning Tower of Pisa
4.5

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Cinque Terre, Italy

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cinque Terre: Porto Venere (Isola Palmaria, La Bottega Di Rena, &more) and Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere (in La Spezia). The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with 5 Terre Pelagos Boat Tours, explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, take some stellar pictures from View Point Corniglia, and hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cinque Terre trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Cinque Terre takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Cinque Terre sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bologna.

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Bologna, Italy

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bologna: Ferrara (Castello Estense & Ferrara Cathedral), Ravenna (Archiepiscopal Museum, Basilica San Vitale, &more) and Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe (in Classe). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, make a trip to Compianto sul Cristo Morto, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Comunale, and steep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bologna trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Bologna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can take a train to Verona.

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Verona, Italy

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Gardaland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Liston, experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, then see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Verona trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by train from Bologna to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Padua.

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Gardaland Park ©
Theme Park
Gardaland Park
3.7
Piazza delle Erbe ©
World heritage site
Piazza delle Erbe
4.6

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Padua, Italy

Holy City

Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares).
On the 26th (Mon), stop by Banzai, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa degli Eremitani, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, then admire the striking features of Casa Ezzelino, and finally visit Partita a Scacchi di Marostica a personaggi viventi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Prato della Valle, see the interesting displays at Zuckermann Palace, admire the striking features of Palazzo delle Debite, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza delle Erbe, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of St. Anthony, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Orto Botanico di Padova.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Padua trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Verona to Padua in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. While traveling from Verona, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Padua, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Venice.

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Prato della Valle ©
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Prato della Valle
4.6

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Venice, Italy

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 28th (Wed): contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally don't miss a visit to Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo).

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Venice trip website.

Take a shuttle from Padua to Venice in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Padua in September, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Milan.

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Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
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Doge's Palace ©
Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
4.7
Canal Grande ©
Water Body
Canal Grande
4.8
Basilica di San Marco
Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
4.4

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Milan, Italy

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 30th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, then make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo, then stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, then examine the collection at Civic Archaeological Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan online vacation planner.

You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

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Religious Site
Duomo di Milano
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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
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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.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet, Palace of Versailles, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Le Marais, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Paris trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Milan to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Paris are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Palace of Versailles ©
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Palace of Versailles
4.0
Louvre Museum ©
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Louvre Museum
4.6

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